1. From Aspiring Actor to Superstar
Before becoming a household name, Jude Law was living with two other aspiring actors, Jonny Lee Miller and Ewan McGregor. The trio shared a flat in London, and it was during this time that Law was discovered by an agent and began his career in acting. Little did they know that all three of them would go on to become some of the most successful actors of their generation.
2. Jude Law is one of the "50 Most Beautiful People"
Jude Law has been recognized twice by People Magazine as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2000 and 2004. His stunning good looks and undeniable charm have made him a fan favorite for decades, and it's no surprise that he was chosen for this prestigious honor. His career has spanned over two decades, and he has appeared in a variety of films, from dramas to comedies, and has earned numerous awards and nominations for his performances.
3. Jude Law Gets Tattoo of Beatles Song "Sexy Sadie"
Jude Law, the acclaimed actor, paid tribute to his wife Sadie Frost in a unique way - by getting a tattoo of the lyrics from the iconic Beatles song "Sexy Sadie" on his left forearm. The song was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in 1968 and is a fitting tribute to the couple's enduring love. Law's tattoo is a reminder of the couple's commitment to each other and a symbol of their everlasting bond.
4. Injury Didn't Stop Him From Filming The Talented Mr. Ripley
While filming the 1999 psychological thriller "The Talented Mr. Ripley", Jude Law suffered a serious injury. During the infamous murder scene, he fell and broke a rib, causing him to be in immense pain and requiring medical attention. Despite the setback, Law was able to finish the scene and the movie went on to become a critical and commercial success.
5. Jude Law Keeps Shirt From Character's Murder in Movies
Jude Law has had a remarkable career, with three of his most popular roles being those in which his character was killed off. In "The Talented Mr. Ripley", "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" and "Gattaca", Law's characters met their untimely demise. As a memento of his time in each of these films, Law kept the shirt he wore when his character was murdered.
6. Dropped Out at 17 to Pursue Acting
At the tender age of 17, Jude Law made the bold decision to drop out of University and pursue his acting career, appearing in the 1990 British soap opera "Families". His appearance in the show marked the beginning of his successful acting career, which has spanned over three decades and seen him star in numerous critically acclaimed films.
7. Jude Law Shines on Saxophone
In preparation for his role as the titular character in the 1999 film "The Talented Mr. Ripley", Jude Law took up the challenge of learning to play the saxophone. His dedication to the role paid off, as his portrayal of the character was highly praised by critics and audiences alike. His skillful playing of the saxophone was a key part of the character's identity, and Law's hard work and dedication to the role was evident in his performance.
8. Jude Law's 2006 box office success
In 2006, Jude Law had a banner year at the box office, with several of his movies becoming major hits. His success was so great that he was ranked in the top ten of the most bankable Hollywood stars, a testament to his star power and ability to draw in audiences. His films that year included The Holiday, The Good Shepherd, and All the King's Men, all of which were critical and commercial successes.
9. GQ's Most Stylish Star
Jude Law is no stranger to the cover of GQ magazine, having graced the cover twice as of 2013. His first appearance was in 2003, and his second was a decade later in 2013. Both covers featured Law in stylish attire, showcasing his signature dapper style. His appearances on the magazine have solidified his status as a fashion icon and Hollywood heartthrob.
10. Jude Law loves the British comedy show "Little Britain"
Jude Law is an avid fan of the British comedy show "Little Britain" and considers his role in the 1999 psychological thriller "The Talented Mr. Ripley" to be his favorite acting role to date. He has stated that he loves the show's witty dialogue and clever satire, and that he found the challenge of playing the complex character of Tom Ripley to be incredibly rewarding.
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