Rosamund Pike

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Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
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January 27, 1979
Birth Name:
Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike
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Ros
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 33 nominations.
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Some Facts
Went to the same school as famous Irish writer Iris Murdoch.
Went to school in Bristol, England, UK.
Turned down the role of Rita Skeeter on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), who was played by Miranda Richardson.
Johnny Depp is one of her favorite actors. She worked with him on The Libertine (2004).
Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her son Solo to begin filming The World's End (2013).
Personal Quotes
Filming Pride & Prejudice (2005) was a joy and made for one of my happiest summers ever. "It could well be that the story brings out the best in people - and it sounds so cheesy, but we really did behave like a family. The girls playing the younger sisters had never been on a film set before and wanted to socialize all the time, so we picnicked, hung out in a beautiful country house and went swimming naked in a lake. It was idyllic.
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When you're dressed up like Miranda Frost [from Die Another Day (2002)], people assume you have a similar character, but I was 21 and quaking inside.
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Daniel Day-Lewis in In the Name of the Father (1993) was the first performance that made me think about how incredible acting is. It made me realise the power of film and that this medium could have a physical reaction on me and I hadn't really experienced that before. I come from a theatrical family and grew up around stage, so film-going was not really part of my life. But I remember going to see this film and being riveted by the story and the performances. I found it sexy and believable; it took me into another world. I was in floods of tears at the end of it.
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[on Johnny Depp] -- He is the most amazing actor I've ever worked with. I felt very, very free with him. We had some very traumatic, violent scenes in which the director wanted us to push everything to the limit. I felt sick with worry the morning of shooting. I guess I drew on all the experiences of love I'd ever had. There were no rehearsals. It was very exciting.
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[on the direction from Joe Wright in Pride & Prejudice (2005)] You can get quite self-conscious at times, there's this business of your close-up coming up but, in that big ball scene, he put three cameras on it. And in lots of the dinner scenes too, so you wouldn't actually know when your moment was coming. That's why it's got that lovely unaware quality to it, you really did feel it's being observed. I think it's because people didn't know they were being watched really, that's what you get, this window on life.
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