Jude Law

Actor, director and producer Jude Law talks green-fingered hobbies, fatherhood and family life, his own warm and loving childhood and the perils of living in the public eye.

CELEB-MONTAGEGetting to know Jude Law

– Named ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ in 2004 by People Magazine.

– During filming for The Talented Mr Ripley, he fell backwards during the murder scene on the boat and broke a rib. He also had to learn how to play the saxophone for his role in the film.

– Has a tattoo on his left arm featuring the words, ‘You came along to turn on everyone, Sexy Sadie’ from The Beatles’ song Sexy Sadie.

Is a keen charity supporter and takes part in many charitable activities, helping several foundations and causes, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Make Poverty History and Breast Cancer Care.

– In 2009, the actor threw oranges at a group of NYU students who were watching him as he exercised in his New York apartment.

– Supermodel Kate Moss is godmother to Jude’s daughter, Iris.

– When joining the National Youth Music Theatre in 1987, Jude was accidentally placed in the wrong dormitory as they thought he was a girl because of his name. Jude didn’t say anything, but he was soon caught and moved to the proper one.

– He was once roommates with actor Ewan McGregor. The pair also founded their own production company called Natural Nylon.

– Has been nominated for an Academy Award twice; once in 2000 for Best Supporting Actor in The Talented Mr Ripley and in early 2003 for Best Actor In A Leading Role for Cold Mountain.

– Jude is a lifelong fan of Tottenham Hotspur football club.

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