Rupert Friend

Personal details

Rupert Friend was born on 9th October. He was born in England, United Kingdom. He is a well known actor, producer, director and screenwriter by profession. His star sign is Libra. He is 6 feet tall. He attended Marlborough School in Woodstock. He went to d'Overbroeck's College to study acting. He was born to Nicholas, a historian and Caroline, a solicitor. He got professional acting training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was in a romantic relationship with Keira Knightley, but they broke up in 2010. He is married to Aimee Mullins, who is an American athlete, model and an actor. The couple got married in 2016. He is 36 years old.

Career

A renowned actor-writer, Rupert Friend is best known for his roles in the romantic drama film Pride and Prejudice as Mr. Wickham by Joe Wright in 2005. He played Lieutenant Kurt Kotler in a film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by Mark Herman in the year 2008. He played Prince Albert in a period drama film The Young Victoria by Jean-Marc in the year 2009. He starred as Agent 47 in the action thriller film Hitman: Agent 47 by Aleksander Bach in the year 2015.

He played Peter Quinn in a spy thriller TV series Homeland (2012-2017) by Howard Gordon, for which he was nominated for an Emmy in 2013. He played a minor role in a drama film The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman in 2002. He made his acting debut as Billy Downs in a drama film The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore in 2004. He starred as Ludovic Meyer in a comedy drama film named Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Elizabeth Taylor in 2005. He played Wickham in Pride and Prejudice by Joe Wright in 2005.

Rupert made a debut short film Steve from his own production company in 2010. He starred in a drama film Cheri by Stephan Frears in 2009. He starred in a biographical drama film the Kid by Nick Moran in 2010. He played Thomas Anders in an action film 5 Days of War by Renny Harlin in 2011. He played as Oliver Baumer in crime drama film Starred Up by David Mackenzie in 2013.

He played Callen in a short comedy film Stryka in 2015. He owns a production house named Beat Pictures. He won one award and 8 nominations. He has won a Special Achievement Award for an Outstanding New Talent in the year 2005. He was nominated for one Primetime Emmy in 2013 for an Outstanding Guest Actor in a drama series for playing Peter Quinn in Homeland (2011).

Rupert was nominated twice for the British Independent Film Award in 2005 and 2013. He was nominated in 2013 for Gold Derby TV Award for drama Guest Actor for Homeland (2011). He has earned a Net worth of around $4 million. Rupert has over 44k followers on Twitter. He has over 33.7k followers on Instagram. He has over 3k likes and 3k followers on Facebook.