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  • Rose Byrne

    Born on July 24, 1979 in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

awards & nominations

Bridesmaids (2011)

Rose Byrne as "Helen"

Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the bride's go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Damages (2007)

Rose Byrne as "Ellen Parsons"

While still pursuing big litigation cases, high-powered attorney Patty Hewes has been caring for her granddaughter and experiencing a second chance at raising a child. However, that may end when Patty's son, Michael, sues for custody of the little girl. When Patty's protege, Ellen Parsons, agrees to testify as a character witness for Michael at the custody trial, Patty scrambles to prevent her from taking the stand, fearing that Ellen will reveal Patty's secrets. To prevent the testimony, Patty refers Channing McClaren, a famous computer hacker, to Ellen, knowing that she will not be able to resist taking on such a high-profile client having just launched her own firm. When Patty files a lawsuit against McClaren -- whom Ellen has agreed to represent -- the judge in the custody case rules that Ellen cannot take the stand until the McClaren case is resolved.

Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2010) Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (Primetime) (2009) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2008) Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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