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ROSE BYRNE (Annie) is best known for her role as Ellen Parsons on "Damages," opposite Glenn Close. The series ran for five seasons on FX and later DirecTV, netting Byrne two Golden Globe Award nominations and an Emmy bid. She is also known for her role in Paul Feig's smash-hit comedy Bridesmaids, alongside Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Melissa McCarthy. Byrne shared in the film's Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Byrne was last seen in the live-action/animated film Peter Rabbit, alongside James Corden, Daisy Ridley and Elizabeth Debicki. Last year she starred in HBO's Emmy-nominated original film "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," opposite Oprah Winfrey. The film was an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed bestseller. Last summer Byrne reprised her roles as Moira MacTaggert, in X-Men: Apocalypse, and Kelly Radner, in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, which co-starred Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Chloƫ Grace Moretz.

Previously, Byrne appeared in The Meddler, opposite Susan Sarandon; Adult Beginners, alongside Nick Kroll and Bobby Cannavale; Spy, with Melissa McCarthy and Jude Law; the remake of Annie, co-starring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis and Cameron Diaz; This Is Where I Leave You, alongside Jason Bateman, Tina Fey and Adam Driver; and the Australian film The Turning, for which she won the Best Supporting Actress awards of both the Australian Film Critics Association and the Film Critics Circle of Australia. Byrne's other film credits include The Internship, The Place Beyond the Pines, Insidious, Get Him to the Greek, X-Men: First Class, Marie Antoinette, Troy, Adam and 28 Weeks Later.

Also a theater actress, Byrne made her Broadway debut in the limited-engagement run of "You Can't Take It With You." She played the lead role of Alice Sycamore opposite James Earl Jones and Kristine Nielsen. At the end of last year, Byrne returned to the stage in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow." Her other stage credits include Sydney Theatre Company's "La Dispute" and "Three Sisters."


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