Rosamund Pike is an English actress who first came to prominence following her turn as Bond girl Miranda Frost in Die Another Day. She has since gone on to star in a number of high-profile films, including Pride & Prejudice, Gone Girl, and Hostiles. Pike was born in Hammersmith, London, and grew up in Buckinghamshire. She attended Badminton School before embarking on a career in acting. Pike made her film debut in the 2002 thriller A Real Life… Starring Opposite Tom Cruise. She went on to star in several other films before landing the role of Miranda Frost in Die Another Day.
In 2004, Pike starred alongside Keira Knightley and Rosario Dawson in Pride & Prejudice. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $120 million at the box office. Pike’s performance earned her nominations for both the BAFTA and Saturn Awards. In 2014, Pike starred in Gone Girl opposite Ben Affleck. The film was a massive hit, grossing over $370 million at the box office and earning Pike nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. Most recently, Pike starred in Hostiles opposite Christian Bale. The film received mixed reviews but was praised for its performances, with Pike’s work once again being singled out for praise. Rosamund Pike is one of the most talented actresses working today, and she shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.