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Overview (2)

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ruby Rose Langenheim (born 20 March 1986), better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, boxer, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and MTV VJ. Rose emerged in the media spotlight as a presenter on MTV Australia, followed by several high-profile modelling gigs, notably as the face of Maybelline New York in Australia. In addition to her modelling career, she has co-hosted various television shows, namely Australia's Next Top Model and The Project on Network Ten.

Rose pursued a career in acting from 2008 onwards, with her debut performance in the Australian film Suite for Fleur. She had a small role in the drama Around the Block (2013), and came to North American fame for starring in seasons three and four of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. She has also had large roles in the action films Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), and John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), and the musical comedy Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), and will appear in the film The Meg (2018), based on the novel of the same name. In August 2018, Rose was cast as Kate Kane / Batwoman in The CW's Arrowverse.

Rose was born in Melbourne, the daughter of Katia Langenheim, a 20-year-old single mother and artist, whom she describes as one of her role models. As a young child, she travelled frequently, living in rural Victoria, Tasmania, and Surfers Paradise before finally settling in Melbourne. As a teenager, she attended University High School and Footscray City College. Rose is the god-daughter of Indigenous Australian boxer Lionel Rose and the great-granddaughter of Alec Campbell, who was the last surviving Australian Battle of Gallipoli soldier.

Rose first joined the Girlfriend model search in 2002, for which she came in second to Catherine McNeil. In 2010, she collaborated with the Australian fashion label Milk and Honey to design a capsule fashion line. The collection, named Milk and Honey Designed by Ruby Rose, includes washed jeans, leather jackets and T-shirts. The clothing line was available in selected retailers in Australia. Rose also released a collaboration collection with street footwear brand Gallaz.

In 2014, Rose began collaborating with Phoebe Dahl, designing ethical street-wear for their clothing range Faircloth Lane. She has featured predominantly within mainstream fashion titles, including Vogue Australia, InStyle Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Nylon and New York's Inked Magazine. She's been the Australian ambassador for JVC, Australian clothes company JAG and luxury Danish label Georg Jensen. Rose is the face of Maybelline New York in Australia.

Since March 2016, Rose has been the face of Urban Decay Cosmetics.

In March 2017, Rose starred in Nike's latest campaign "Kiss My Airs" celebrating its Air Max Day. In May, Rose was the face of Swarovski 'Urban Fantasy' FW17 Collection launch.

Rose appeared on the first episode of Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation, representing Generation Y alongside comedian Josh Thomas. She was selected in 2008 to act in the Australian comedy film Suite for Fleur. She also appeared alongside Christina Ricci and Jack Thompson in the 2013 film Around the Block.

Rose credits her 2014 short film Break Free, which she produced herself, for the success of her acting career. In an interview with Variety, she describes how she was not able to get a manager, agent, or audition, so she decided to create short films "as a way of being able to give myself something to do and to study my craft." The film went viral, getting millions of views in a short period of time.

In 2015, Rose joined the Orange Is the New Black cast in Season 3. Rose played inmate Stella Carlin, "whose sarcastic sense of humor and captivating looks quickly draw the attention of some of Litchfield's inmates." Rose's performance was generally well-received by the public. She was also cast in a guest role, as the service robot Wendy, in the science fiction series Dark Matter.

In 2016, Rose and Tom Felton would lend their voices in the animated title Sheep and Wolves, with Rose as his fiancé Bianca.

In 2016 and 2017, Rose appeared in three action film sequels, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, alongside Vin Diesel, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter as Abigail, and John Wick: Chapter 2, alongside Keanu Reeves; she also played a musical rival in the comedy Pitch Perfect 3, which was released in December 2017. In 2018, she starred in the Warner Bros. film The Meg, a shark epic based on the novel of the same name, alongside Jason Statham..It was also announced that Rose will be starring in the action comedy Three Sisters.

On 7 August 2018, it was reported that Rose had been cast as Batwoman in the upcoming Arrowverse crossover. Batwoman is in pre-production as a stand-alone series on The CW as well, to air if greenlit in 2019.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ahmetkozan

Trade Mark (2)

Short hair
Tattoos covering both of her arms

Trivia (19)

Australian actress, model, DJ, recording artist, TV presenter and amateur boxer.
Was unemployed for 2 years until a call from casting agent Jennifer Euston landed Ruby the role of Stella on Orange Is the New Black (2013).
Almost drowned while filming The Meg (2018).
Her godfather is Indigenous Australian boxer Lionel Rose.
Her great-grandfather was Alec Campbell, the last surviving Australian Battle of Gallipoli soldier.
Rose has acquired 65 tattoos.
Rose is an avid supporter of animal rights and has been a member of PETA for years.
She rose to prominence after finishing as runner-up in the 2002 Girlfriend Magazine Model Search.
She created a YouTube channel in late 2010 and, by early 2015, had nearly 27,000 subscribers and over 2,000,000 individual views.
Ruby Rose and DJ Trevi both appeared at San Diego Pride the same year in 2014, they later would appear together at Exchange L.A. night club the same night. Both have appeared on TV and film, and are some of the best DJ's in the industry.
She became a cast member on season 3 of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, starring Taylor Schilling.
Her mother Katia Langenheim was a single parent.
She is the first actress to play the DC Comics character Kate Kane/Batwoman in a live-action production.
Attempted to take her own life when she was twelve years old.
She checked herself into rehab in 2013 due to her struggles with depression and bipolar disorder.
She was on the receiving end of intense verbal and physical bullying in school due to her sexuality.
In 2019, Rose underwent emergency back surgery for a spine issue that led to two herniated discs caused by her work on a film set doing physical stunts. She said the surgery placed her at risk of being paralyzed.
She has played the same character (Kate Kane / Batwoman) in five different series: Arrow (2012), The Flash (2014), Supergirl (2015), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Batwoman (2019).
Since 2010, Rose has teamed up with Jaxx Dehr, an extra and stagehand. Dehr has helped with many of the movies and shows Rose was cast in. Dehr's first project, and also Rose's main acting start, was when Rose got cast as Stella Carlin in the Netflix original series, Orange Is the New Black.

Personal Quotes (41)

I didn't know there were options like gender neutral or gender fluid. I later realized you could be a girl and dress like a guy.
I got to host a radio show. I got a clothing range. I was the face of fashion week. I got to do a whole television show with kids.
I used to pray to God that I wouldn't get breasts. Then in my teens, I tried to be quite feminine.
The person I am every single day is the person that's growing and getting better. The more people look up to me, the more important it is to be concise with what message I want to leave. That's where I feel like I'm a role model. Maybe not to everyone, but for a lot of minorities, I am, and I kinda love that - the role model for the underdog.
When I first started in the industry back home in Australia at 18, there was a lot of push and shove as to how I should dress, if I was allowed to cut my hair short, if I had too many tattoos. If I didn't get a campaign, or if I didn't get a role, they would always come back to, 'Well, she dresses like a boy.'
When I booked 'Orange,' I thought things were going to change a little bit, and I'd be a little more busy, but obviously I underestimated it. I don't think anyone knew that my character would be taken to so well.
I don't think of myself as a model. I'm genderqueer, and I've got tattoos.
I could live my whole life being so comfortable doing things I've already worked hard to not be nervous at, or I could continue to push the envelope and make myself uncomfortable and learn and see what I'm capable of, and acting is definitely that.
Never say no to anything, whatever the universe brings me. I've always lived by that.
Between 'Orange' with Laverne, the show 'Transparent,' and Caitlyn Jenner, obviously we're in the middle of something enormous - a transgender movement. I'm just proud to be alive during this massive shift in the world.
I started off as an Australian model. I had so many knockbacks, having short hair and being rejected, and I always thought: I'm never gonna get to where I want to get unless I start looking more feminine.
Whether straight, gay, bi, trans... body image and identity can be a struggle for us all.
I had never binge-watched TV before 'Orange.'
Growing up, I had a very vivid imagination and Leonardo was like my best imaginary friend that I spoke to. When things were tough, or I was scared in an unsafe environment, I always imagined that the Ninja Turtles would come to the rescue.
I have a lot of characteristics that would normally be present in a guy and then less that would be present in a woman.
I am very gender fluid and feel more like I wake up every day sort of gender neutral. I cop a fair bit of flack for going from 'such a babe to such a boy.'
Gender fluidity is not really feeling like you're at one end of the spectrum or the other. For the most part, I definitely don't identify as any gender. I'm not a guy; I don't really feel like a woman, but obviously I was born one. So, I'm somewhere in the middle, which - in my perfect imagination - is like having the best of both sexes.
As a little kid, I was convinced that I was a guy.
I feel like I'm a boy, but I don't feel like I should've been born with different parts of my body or anything like that. I feel like it's just all in how I dress and how I talk and how I look and feel, and that makes me happy.
My mum is a painter and an artist. She would play music, and she always had very good taste in music, fashion, and art. She was also a young single mom, so I think she had really good style; she was really free... just really inspiring in her own way and allowed me to find the direction I wanted to take in my life.
Because fashion essentially is art, and as an artist and someone who is also a musician and an artist in regards to drawing and painting, anything I can do that expresses my feelings is something I'm really drawn to.
I love therapy. I swear by therapy. I couldn't exist without therapy.
I think at one point I had 50 or 60 tattoos, but then they all morphed to become a half sleeve and then a full sleeve and then a sleeve with half my hand and then half my back. So I have so many now where I feel like I can get away with saying, 'I have three tattoos.'
My mum has really great skin; my dad has really good skin. I don't feel like I have to do a lot of work in regards to that.
I feel like my style is very much androgynous. It's rock, chic, like casual wear, but then on the flip side to that, being that it's so androgynous, it'll either be skinny jeans and a leather jacket, or if I'm doing a red carpet or event, I'll completely flip that and be wearing a suit or a dress.
I started making my own short films as a way of being able to give myself something to do and to study my craft.
I experimented with fashion as it being more like art, allowing what I wore to express what I was feeling on the inside. Androgyny, rock culture, and grunge - they definitely had an effect on the things that made me feel cool and comfortable.
The greatest thing about having done 'Orange' are the doors that have opened for me, and people have been able to see me, like the executives and the casting directors - also, all of the fantastic directors and writers for independent films.
When I was younger, I didn't know television presenting was a thing, which is how I totally got my foot in the door. But I didn't really know that was a job. I never really had a TV or watched TV, and I really just wanted to be an actor.
When I was young and getting bullied at school and really not feeling like I would amount to much and staying isolated, my mom used to say to me a lot about how you treat people and always having dignity and respect.
One thing I noticed when I moved to America, people don't really know about me, so a lot of them question why I look like a boy or dress like a boy, or why I didn't have longer hair, or what's with the tattoos.
Acting is my life. It's what I live and breathe.
Fashion is such a weird thing. Growing up, I just made do with whatever I had access to - a lot of hand-me-downs and thrift store shopping.
You don't wake up at 18 and necessarily become the person you want to be as an adult - you have to work hard to become them.
Being honest about being bullied in school and my bipolar was not so much of a 'do I or don't I?'; it was waiting for the right time. Even before I knew what making a mark on the world meant, I knew I wanted to make a difference.
I feel the most confident in whatever I'm feeling at that time. Sometimes it's leather pants, a leather jacket, and a band tee, and it's motorcycle-chic. Then there are times that it's skinny jeans, a tank top, and a denim jacket. It's whatever I'm feeling that day.
Aussies are really laid back, and so are Californians.
My mum used to wear the guys' Chesty Bonds tanks, and I used to end up wearing them after she'd finish with them. She's a painter, and they would be covered in paint splatters. She would wear them and wear them until they were super-soft, and then I'd get them. But I was just a kid, so they were like a dress on me.
All I've wanted to be is someone people look up to. It's funny - everyone says I'm controversial. I've never worked out what it is about me that's controversial. I've never had a DUI; I've never been in a brawl; you've never seen photos of me walking out of clubs at 5 A.M.
It sounds cliche, but I'm mostly androgynous in what I wear. I'll wear a lot of tomboy clothes but still dress glam if I have a red carpet event. It's a bit of a mix, but mostly androgynous.
I wanted to represent minorities in the respect of people who had been bullied in school or people who were gay or lesbian or trans or people who aren't blonde haired and blue-eyed. I have short hair, and I am covered in tattoos. I like showing people that it's within their rights to be different.

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