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Rupert Everett

Actor
Male
Born May 29, 1959
Age 57
Hometown Burnham Deepdale,...
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Nationality English
Alma Mater Central School of...
High School Ampleforth College

Rupert James Hector Everett is an English actor. He first came to public attention in 1981, when he was cast in Julian Mitchell's play and subsequent film Another Country as an openly gay pupil at an English public school in the 1930s. He has since appeared in many other films including My Best Friend's Wedding, An Ideal Husband, The Next Best Thing and the Shrek sequels.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born on May 29, 1959.

TWENTIES

1981 22 Years Old 1 More Event
He first came to public attention in 1981, when he was cast in Julian Mitchell's play and subsequent film Another Country (1984) as an openly gay pupil at an English public school in the 1930s. … Read More

THIRTIES

1989 30 Years Old In 1989, Everett moved to Paris, writing a novel, Hello, Darling, Are You Working?, and coming out as a gay, a disclosure which he has said may well have damaged his career. … Read More
1995 36 Years Old In 1995 he released a second novel, The Hairdressers of St. Tropez. … Read More

FORTIES

2006 47 Years Old In 2006 Everett published a memoir, Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins, in which he reveals his six-year affair with British television presenter Paula Yates. … Read More
2007 48 Years Old In May 2007, he delivered one of the eulogies at the funeral of fashion director Isabella Blow, his friend since they were teenagers. … Read More
2008 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Everett's documentary on Sir Richard Burton, in which he retraces the travels of Burton through countries such as India and Egypt, aired on the BBC in 2008. … Read More

FIFTIES

In 2009, Everett told British newspaper The Observer that he wished he had never revealed his sexuality, as he feels that it hurt his career and advised younger actors against such candour:
During the summer of 2010, Everett performed as Professor Henry Higgins, with English actress Honeysuckle Weeks and Stephanie Cole, in a revival of Pygmalion at the Chichester Festival Theatre. … Read More
2012 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012 Everett starred in the television adaptation of Parade's End with Benedict Cumberbatch. … Read More
During 2013, Everett, a former sex worker, worked on the production of a documentary on sex work for Channel 4 that includes the issue of criminalisation.
2014 55 Years Old Everett continued his participation in the sex work legislation debate in 2014, writing a long form piece for The Guardian and appearing on the BBC One programme This Week. … Read More
2015 56 Years Old In 2015 it was announced that he would play the part of Philippe Achille, Marquis de Feron, the corrupt Governor of Paris, Head of the Red Guard and illegitimate brother to Louis XIII in the third series of the BBC One drama The Musketeers. … Read More
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