I grew up collecting baseball cards, which got me thinking…what if actors had trading cards? IMDb and Wikipedia are great sites, but sometimes you want just the ‘highlights’, right?
Born: July 24, 1979 in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
“Films are like a house of cards. You think about doing something and so you sow those seeds. But it can take a long time to grow. You have to look at the bigger picture, because it’s an ever-changing landscape.” – Rose Byrne
Rose Byrne’s career started gaining momentum thanks to a string of box office successes in 2010 & 2011. Since then she’s been one of Hollywood’s ‘go to’ supporting actresses, sharing the spotlight with Jamie Foxx, Melissa McCarthy, the X-Men and some scary *ss evil spirits!
Best Known For: Insidious (‘Renai Lambert’), Bridesmaids (‘Helen’) and X-Men: First Class (‘Moira McTaggert’)
Breakout Role (according to the masses): Bridesmaids
Breakout Role (according to Leo Craven): Troy
Box Office Status: Co-Star Firepower
Next Project to Look Out for: Spy (In theaters June 5th)
Most Famous Role (‘Helen’ in Bridesmaids):
Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Golden Globes and Emmy) in 2008, 2009 & 2010 for “Damages”
ONE LAST THING:
In addition to her dramatic and comedic acting talent, Ms. Byrne has musical talent as well (though she never got the chance to actually finish this song from Insidious):