British actor Jude Law is photographed at the British Academy Film Awards in London's Leicester Square, Feb. 15, 2004. Born Dec. 29, 1972, Law started acting as a teenager at England's National Youth Music Theater. He worked in offbeat films and on stage - earning a Tony nomination for his Broadway debut in "Indiscretions" - before becoming a Hollywood star.
Law, left, Gwyneth Paltrow, center, and Matt Damon, right, pose for photos at the Berlin International Film Festival, Feb. 13, 2000. The three actors were promoting their work in "The Talented Mister Ripley," directed by Anthony Minghella. The film heated up Law's career, earning him an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor and a spot on People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful list.
Law appears in a scene from 2001's "Enemy at the Gates." Law played a Russian sniper in the World War II epic, which also starred Joseph Fiennes, Ed Harris and Rachel Weisz.
Law appears during a press conference for the movie "Enemy at the Gates" at the Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 7, 2001.
Law appears opposite Haley Joel Osment in a scene from 2001's "A.I." He received a Golden Globe nomination for his work as a cyborg in the Steven Spielberg film.
Law is photographed with former wife Sadie Frost, March 18, 2002. The couple was married for five years and had three children together before divorcing in 2003. Law became engaged to his "Alfie" co-star Sienna Miller Christmas morning 2004.
Law arrives at an American Film Institute tribute to actor Robert De Niro, June 12, 2003, in Los Angeles.
Law appears opposite Nicole Kidman in a scene from 2003's "Cold Mountain." Set during the American Civil War, the film stars Law as Inman, a wounded Confederate soldier struggling to make his way home to lover Ada, played by Kidman.
Law and Kidman arrive for the Royal European Charity Premiere of "Cold Mountain," in central London, Dec. 14, 2003.
Prince Charles of Wales, left, greets Law and Kidman as he arrives for the Royal European Charity Premiere of their new movie "Cold Mountain," at the Odeon Leicester Square in central London, Dec. 14, 2003.
Law and "Cold Mountain" director Anthony Minghella embrace as they enjoy the festivities at Miramax Films' post Golden Globes party, Jan. 25, 2004, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Law arrives with girlfriend Sienna Miller at the 76th annual Academy Awards, Feb. 29, 2004, in Los Angeles. Law was nominated for best actor for his work in the film "Cold Mountain." The award went to Sean Penn.
Law arrives with Miller at the 76th annual Academy Awards, Feb. 29, 2004, in Los Angeles.
Law is accompanied by his mother Maggie as they arrive on the red carpet for the 76th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 29, 2004.
Law and Miller sit on Center Court at Wimbledon, June 30, 2004, to watch the men's singles quarterfinal.
Gwyneth Paltrow, director Kerry Conran, center, and Jude Law talk on the set of "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow," in this undated promotional photo. During the film's production the actors performed in front of a blue screen, left, which allowed the director to project special effects into the film's background.
Law and Paltrow in a scene from 2004's "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow." Paltrow plays intrepid newspaper reporter Polly Perkins, who's searching for clues to the disappearances of several worldwide scientists. She seeks the help of a former love, the dashing aviator Capt. H. Joseph Sullivan, or "Sky Captain," played by Law.
Law and Paltrow pose for photographers during the ShoWest theater owners convention at the Paris Hotel & Casino, March 25, 2004, in Las Vegas. Paltrow presented Law with the Male Star of the Year award, while Law gave Paltrow the Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film award.
Law talks about "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" at a news conference at the San Diego Convention Center, during the annual Comic-Con International convention, July 24, 2004. The convention is the largest comics and pop culture event in the United States.
Law arrives at the premiere of "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow," at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, Sept. 14, 2004.