- 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.
- 2000, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 1998, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 1998, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
- 2015, Taormina Film Fest — Taormina Arte Award: Winner
- 1985, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film: Nominee
- 2013, Olivier Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
- Anthony Everett — Father
- Sara MacLean — Mother
- Simon Everett — Brother
- Attended Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England
- Birth Name: Rupert James Hector Everett
- Birth Place: Norfolk, England
- Profession: Actor, Author, Model
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