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Born: July 24, 1979
Birthplace: Balmain Sydney, Australia
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Australian actress Rose Byrne had a love for acting at an early age. She began acting classes at only eight years old. In 1999, she joined the Atlantic Theatre Company, a non-profit based in New York, New York.
She received her big film break in 2004 when she shared a passionate scene with Brad Pitt in the movie Troy. In 2010, she joined Jonah Hill and Russell Brand in Get Him to the Greek. But, 2011 was an even bigger year, as she starred in three high-grossing movies: Insidious, X-Men: First Class, and Bridesmaids. She was able to showcase her diverse capability as an actress on the big screen, appearing in a horror film, action movie, and comedy all in one year.
Rose has also made herself well-known on television through her role as Ellen Parsons on Damages from 2007 - 2012. From this, she earned two Golden Globe nominations and 2 Emmy nominations.
You can be sure to see her in the upcoming comedy Neighbors, along with Zac Efron, Seth Rogan, and Dave Franco. Neighbors will hit the big screen on May 9, 2014.