Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne

Byrne in 2010, image via kathclick/

Birth Name: Mary Rose Byrne

Place of Birth: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: 24 July, 1979

Ethnicity: Irish, Scottish

Rose Byrne is an Australian actress. Her roles include the films Two Hands, The Goddess of 1967, I Capture the Castle, Troy, Wicker Park, The Tenants, Marie Antoinette (2006), 28 Weeks Later, Sunshine (2007), Just Buried, Knowing, Adam (2009), Get Him to the Greek, Insidious, and its sequels; Bridesmaids, X-Men: First Class, The Place Beyond the Pines, I Give It a Year, The Internship, Annie (2014), Spy, The Meddler, Peter Rabbit, Juliet, Naked; Instant Family, Jexi, Like a Boss, Irresistible, and Seriously Red, and the series Damages, Mrs. America, and Physical.

She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a statistician and market researcher. She has two children with her partner, American actor Bobby Cannavale. Her brother George is married to New Zealand actress Rose McIver.



Curious about ethnicity

15 Responses

  1. savanna says:

    Her parents are Robin Byrne and Jane.

    She talks about being Irish here (at 5:25):

  2. Capricious says:

    She’s so beautiful and exotic. We need more Irish and English people with this look, especially Australians of that ancestry.

    I mean, many Anglo-Celtic Australians don’t look like that. They look like Paul Hogan and Julia Gillard. Pfft…

  3. Camillebeautyinandout says:

    No she ain’t no Damn Italian she’s too nice and sweet to be that..and yes she could pass to be french because french and scottish people resembles, she’s a irish beauty

  4. Brigzzz98 says:

    I thought she wouldve had some italian or portuguese in her

  5. MettaWorkPlease says:


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