Rupert Friend

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/01/1981, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Rupert Friend 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.
  • Rupert Friend Relationships:
  • Keira Knightley - Ex-significant Other
  • Kate - Sister
  • Caroline Friend - Mother
  • Aimee Mullins - FiancĂ©e
  • Rupert Friend Awards:
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England

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