Rosamund Pike | Biography

English actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike was born on 28 January 1979 in Hammersmith, London, England. She happens to be the only child of her father Julian Pike, a professional opera singer and her mother Caroline Pike, a classical concert violinist. She had to move to different places because of her parents’ work which made her able to speak fluently in German and French. She studied at Badminton School in Bristol, England in scholarship along which she started acting in a Romeo and Juliet’s production at National Youth Theatre. She was remarked by an agent who signed her for an acting contract immediately. She then graduated from Wadham College, Oxford in English Literature in 2001.

 

Being an evergreen talented actress, Rosamund Pike set out her acting career while studying at the University. During that time she was involved in some British TV shows which include A Rather English Marriage, Wives and Daughters and Love in a Cold Climate. She had to smoke cigarette mostly without respite while she was portraying a character as Sarah Beaumont in the series, Foyle’s War. Afterwards she did a role as a Bond Girl in James Bond film, Die Another Day in 2002. She gave her debut doing a role opposite to Jonny Depp in the Libertine in 2004; she marked as Samantha Grim in a big budget film, The Promised Land the same year. In the movie, Pride and Prejudice (in 2005), she played Jane who is the older sister of the character Elizabeth whereas an attorney in the thriller film, Fracture. Her role in a stage act, Hitchcock Blonde necessitate her to give a nude shot on the stage with a pair of heels which made her the center of attraction of the audiences. She said that she loved to play stage acts at least once a year following which she did perform in small films, such as An Education, Made in Dagenham in addition to Barney’s Version. She has also given her voice to various characters like the title character in Jackboots on Whitewall, and The Spy Who Loved Me. She continued on acting appearing as Kate Summer in the blockbuster Bond spoof movie, Jonny English Reborn in 2011 after which she acted as Queen Andromeda in the science-fiction epic, Wrath of the Titans in 2012. She then got lucky to star as Helen Rodin opposite the actor, Tom Cruise in the thriller film, Jack Reacher in 2012.

 

Though Rosamund Pike never got married till now, she has been in relationships with a few guys in her life. For the first time, she dated actor Simon Woods while studying in University for two years. She had been engaged to Joe Wright in 2007 which was broken later. Her recent boyfriend is Robie Uniacke (from 2009) with whom she has given birth to her first baby naming Solo in May, 2012. She has her net worth’s estimation of $2 million dollars.

 

She has a terrific body having measurements 32-23-33 and height of 5’9”. She wears shoes of size 7 on her feet. Her bikini pictures always make a blast among the people. Most of the people say that she has got sculptured legs that enhance of her beauty to a greater extent.

 

Pike was nominated for her portrayal in the movie, Die Another Day (2002) for two awards: one is Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award by Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy &Horror Films, USA, and the other is Empire Award by Empire Awards, UK following which she won the title, “Best Newcomer” Empire Awards. In 2005, she won “Best Supporting Actresss” British Independent Film Award for her excellent performance in the film, The Libertine (2004). She was also nominated in British Independent Film Awards for the titles, Best Supporting Actress in Made in Dagenham in 2010 and Best Supporting Actress in An Education in 2009. Furthermore, she has been nominated for Genie Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Fugitive Pieces in 2009 and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in Barney’s Version in 2011. She got nominated in London Critics Circle Film Awards for her acting as British Supporting Actress of the Year in Pride & Prejudice in 2006, British Supporting Actress of the Year in An Education in 2010 adding British Actress of the Year in Barney’s Version in 2011. She also became nominee for Best Trans-Atlantic Breakthrough Performer in MTV Movie Awards in 2003; likewise Best Actress in a Supporting Role from Barney’s Version in Satellite Awards in 2010.

 

She has got several achievements during her life for which everyone in and out of the Hollywood industry praises for her spectacular work. People can get to know further about her in wiki along with other websites.

By: Dana Luica | Famous People >> Actress | Jan 18 2014

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