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Birth Place: Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, England

Birthday: October 1, 1981, Libra

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Before becoming an actor, he wanted to sail around the world, working as a deckhand on yachts.
  • Auditioned for Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts without telling his family; he thought his audition went so poorly that he had already lined up another job when he got the call he was accepted.
  • Film debut was his acclaimed portrayal of Johnny Depp's sidekick Billy Downs in The Libertine.
  • Met ex-girlfriend Keira Knightley on the set of Pride & Prejudice, playing Mr. Wickham to her Elizabeth Bennett.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Caroline Friend — Mother
  • Keira Knightley — Ex-significant Other
  • Aimee Mullins — Fiancée
  • Kate — Sister

College

  • Attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England

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