Jude Law, born in 1972, is a multifaceted actor, who has covered the most disparate roles in his career. Among his best known roles include Dickie Greenleaf in The Talented Mr. Ripley, Doctor Watson in Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Albus Dumbledore in the Fantastic Beasts film series, as well as those in films such as Gattaca, eXistenZ, A.I., Closer, Contagion, Hugo Cabret, Grand Budapest Hotel, Captain Marvel, Peter Pan & Wendy and the role of Pope Pius XIII in the TV series directed by Paolo Sorrentino The Young Pope and The New Pope.
During his career, he earned a 2000 Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for The Talented Mr. Ripley and a 2004 Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for Cold Mountain. He also received three Golden Globe nominations and won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor for the first film mentioned. In addition to his involvement in film, he is also active in the theater scene and performs both in the UK and on Broadway. His many performances garner him two Tony Award nominations, two Drama Desk Awards and three Olivier Awards.