Rufus Wainwright

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Rufus Wainwright
  • Birth Name: Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright
  • Birth Place: Rhinebeck, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/22/1973, Cancer
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter
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The Weekend Playlist: Foyle's Cold War, A Second Look at Orphan Black

One war makes way for another as the incredibly durable Foyle's War, in its seventh Masterpiece Mystery! season on PBS, transitions from post-World War II intrigues to the ethically murky spy games of a burgeoning Cold War. "I haven't got the requisite capacity for deceit," grumbles former police DCS Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen, radiating crisp intelligence and decency), who once again is denied his dreams of retirement when MI5 spooks reel him in, fresh off the boat from America.

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VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright

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Length: 27:47
Aired: 10/19/2012

The Church of the Ascension in Manhattan was a breathtaking backdrop for Rufus Wainwright's episode of Live from the Artists Den, including an emotional tribute to his late mother, singer Kate McGarrigle, and an appearance by super-producer Mark Ronson. watch

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Length: 49:15
Aired: 1/14/2009

Elvis talks with Rufus Wainwright about singing standards, Jeff Buckley, and performing with an orchestra. watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2010 Later...With Jools Holland: Aretha Franklin, Rufus Wainwright Episode, Performer
2009 Spectacle: Elvis Costello With Rufus Wainwright
Season 1, Episode 7
Episode, Guest
2005 Heights Movie, Actor - Jeremy
2005 Leonard Cohen Movie, Actor
2004 The Aviator Movie, Actor - Singer at Cocoanut Grove

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Rufus Wainwright Marries Longtime Boyfriend

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright married his longtime boyfriend Jorn Weisbrodt on Thursday, People reports.

The couple tied the knot in a rustic beach community on Long Island in front of friends and family, including Alan Cumming, Julianne Moore, Yoko Ono, Carrie Fisher, Paul Simon and Natasha Lyonne. read more

Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Chaz Bono took home two honors at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards.

Glee, The Voice snag GLAAD Media Award nominations

Bono, 43, received the outstanding documentary prize for Becoming Chaz, an OWN special that chronicled his gender transition. He was also given the Stephen F. Kolziak award, which honors a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered member of the entertainment community. Past recipients have included Melissa Etheridge, Ellen DeGeneres and Rufus Wainright. Bono was the first transgender contestant to appear on Dancing with the Stars, which was recognized as Outstanding Reality Program by GLAAD last month.

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Who's the Sexiest Gay of All?

Does Melissa Etheridge have it all over Ellen? Does Doogie put Lance to shame? Bravo's OUTzoneTV.com broadband channel is launching a poll on Friday, Dec. 8, seeking to crown the "Sexiest Gay Celebrity of 2007." In addition to the aforementioned foursome, nominees include Project Runway's Tim Gunn, filmmaker Pedro Almodovar, Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears, Shortbus driver John Cameron Mitchell, decorator-to-Oprah Nate Berkus, former Bassmaster Reichen Lehmkuhl, Portia de Rossi, and singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. Apparently, T.R. Knight will have to rely on the write-in vote. read more

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Aaron McGruder has announced that he and thus his controversial comic strip, The Boondocks, are taking a six-month vacation starting in March.... Nia Long, Amber Valletta and Kate Nelligan have joined the supernatural thriller Premonition, about a housewife (Sandra Bullock) whose hubby pops up alive the day after dying in a car crash.... Michael Stipe and Rufus Wainwright are among the recording artists who will join activist Cindy Sheehan in Bring 'Em Home Now, a concert to be held March 20 at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom.

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