Rupert Friend is an English actor who is best known for his role in “Pride and Prejudice” as Mr. Wickham. He was born on October 9, 1981, in Oxfordshire, England.
Besides an actor, he is also a famous writer as well as director. He has been active in this field since 2004, and he has done a lot of successful works in this short period.
He has no background in the movie industry. But he has always been eager to be the successful actor in the future. Because of this reason, he joined Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.
He made his debut in the movies from “The Libertine” in 2004 where he played the role of Downs. His acting was appreciated by the audience as well as the critics.
From this movie, he won Ischia Film Festival Award for Best International Newcomer. He was also nominated for British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
In 2005, he appeared in two successful movies which bring him in the new height. His role as Mr. Wickham in “Pride and Prejudice” was appraised by the viewers all around the world.
He appeared as Ludovic Meyer in “Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont” for which he won the Satellite Award for Outstanding New Talent.
He always plays the prominent character which has also made him so much popular. His work in “The Young Victoria” as Prince Albert in 2009 was well received by the audience.
He has also appeared in the internationally successful movie “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” as Lt. Kurt Kotler. Some of his successful movies in these past years are “The Moon and the Stars,” “The Last Legion,” “Jolene,” “Cheri,” “The Kid,” “5 Days of War’, “Day One” and “The Zero Theorem”.
He became a director of the movie “Steve” in 2010. Lately, he has appeared in the role of Oliver in “Starred Up” from which he got nominated for British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
His upcoming movies are “Meet Me in Montenegro” and “Hitman: Agent 47”. He has also appeared in many TV shows. But his real success is “Homeland” where he has played the role of Peter Quinn from 2012 to till today.
From this series, he got nominated for PAAFTJ Television Awards for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He was also nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
He is a tall guy with the height of 6 feet 1 inch and has the weight of 73 kg. He has already reached the age of 35 and previously, he is believed to be a gay.
But he made this rumor false as Aimee Mullins became his girlfriend in 2012. Before her, he started dating Keira Knightley from 2005. Their relationship lasted for five years.
Most of his fans believed that they would get married. He has the net worth of $4 million which has also made him one of the richest celebrities in the world.
He has a large number of fans on the social sites. If you want to know more about him, you can visit his social sites such as Twitter, Facebook as well as Instagram.
Today is the one-month anniversary of being happily married to @AimeeMullins! #ilovemywife
— Rupert Friend (@rupertfriend) June 1, 2016
In honour of our returning alma mater and Queen of the Lipstick: @leslilinkaG!
You can watch his movies, TV shows and interviews on YouTube. His shirtless pictures are also available on the web. His full biography is also available on Wikipedia as well as IMDB.