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  • A descendant of King Charles II through one of his illegitimate children, on his mother's side.
  • Breakthrough role was in the 1982 London production and subsequent 1984 film of Another Country.
  • Sang backup for Madonna in her remake of "American Pie" and performed a duet with Robbie Williams in "They Can't Take That Away from Me."
  • Active AIDS-awareness advocate.
  • Has been close friends with Madonna, Julia Roberts and Sharon Stone.
  • Author of several books including Hello Darling, Are You Working? (1992), The Hair Dressers of St. Tropez (1995) and Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins (2007).
  • In 2009, made his Broadway debut in a revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.
  • Speaks French and Italian fluently.


  • 1998, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1997, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1984, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film: Nominee
  • 2013, Olivier Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
  • 2000, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee


  • Sara MacLean — Mother
  • Anthony Everett — Father
  • Simon Everett — Brother


  • Attended Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England


  • Birth Name: Rupert James Hector Everett
  • Birth Place: Norfolk, England
  • Birthday: May 29, 1959, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor, Author, Model
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