Jude Law is one of the most celebrated actors in the industry. He has a lot of credits and accolades to his name, leading several movies, like Fantastic Beasts, Sherlock Holmes and more.
His success has transcended the world of movies, TV series and plays. With his fame, how successful has Jude Law’s career become and how much net worth has he already amassed?
The Successful Career of Jude Law
According to his Wikipedia page, just like many artists, the 49-year-old star started his acting career in theater. From there, he played small roles in feature films and eventually started to be recognized in the movie The Talented Mr. Ripley in 1999.
Further critical and commercial success followed when he did Enemy at the Gates, A.I. Artificial Intelligence and Road to Perdition.
His stardom continued to rise when he did Cold Mountain, Closer and The Holiday. He was then seen as Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.
Come 2018, he joined the Wizarding World of Harry Potter as the young Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Another high-grossing release came his way with Captain Marvel.
His other projects are Contagion, Hugo, Side Effects, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Spy, The Young Pope and The New Pope.
Theater-wise, he was seen in Les Parents Terribles, Hamlet and Anna Christie.
With this list of credits, Jude Law is now $75 million rich, per Celebrity Net Worth.
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Jude Law on His Role as Album Dumbledore
Meanwhile, one of the most prominent roles Jude Law has played is as Albus Dumbledore. The Hogwarts’ Headmaster has been portrayed by two of the most respected actors in the industry: Michael Gambon and the late Richard Harris.
With a character this big, there are surely high expectations on Jude Law’s every outing as the Grand Sorcerer.
Though he admitted that he felt that weight, the three Fantastic Beasts movies proved that he effortlessly nailed playing this role, thanks to the help of the film director David Yates.
“One of the joys that David really allowed me to investigate was, rather than feeling the weight of the brilliant performances, by Michael Gambon and Richard Harris, was to really go back and understand that he's not the fully formed Dumbledore of the Harry Potter books and films,” he said, perWith Ashley and Co. “He's a man still finding his way, still confronting his demons.”
In the latest installment, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Album faced his past, his own self and guilt.
“But if there were a quality that links him, I would say it's his mischievousness, his humor, and his belief in people,” he continued. “Dumbledore believed in Draco; he believed even in Tom Riddle. You know, he sees the good or the potential good, and I think that's something that he's always had.”
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