Jude Law is an English film, television, and theatre actor who is best known for his lead roles in 1990s and 2000s films. He began acting with the UK National Youth Music Theatre in 1987, and had his first TV role in 1989. In 1997, his role in the Oscar Wilde biopic Wilde garnered him the Evening Standard British Film Award as "Most Promising Newcomer".
In the late 1990s, Law moved to Hollywood. After starring in films directed by Andrew Niccol, Clint Eastwood, and Sam Mendes, he was nominated for an Academy Award in the 2000s; as Best Supporting Actor for his performance Read his whole biography