Rupert Friend

Born Oct 1, 1981

Rupert Friend is an English film actor, who is best known for his roles as Mr. Wickham in the 2005 film Pride and Prejudice, Lieutenant Kurt Kotler in the 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, and Prince Albert in the 2009 film The Young Victoria.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Dec 21, 2015
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    Wall Street Journal - Apr 21, 2015
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    US Magazine - Jan 10, 2014
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    US Magazine - Dec 04, 2013


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1981 Birth Born on October 9, 1981.
1989 7 Years Old Originally he wanted to be an archaeologist and travel around the world after seeing Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989, but he scrapped the idea after realizing that the occupation is not as remunerative as he had expected. … Read More


2004 22 Years Old He made his acting debut as Billy Downs in the 2004 film The Libertine from The Weinstein Company, for which he was named "outstanding new talent" at the 2005 Satellite Awards.
2005 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, he had his first starring role as Ludovic Meyer in the film adaption of Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont, in which he starred opposite Joan Plowright. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old In 2008, Friend and Tom Mison wrote and starred in a short film called The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers.
He founded his own production company called Beat Pictures, and he made his directorial debut with a short film in 2010 called Steve, which starred Keira Knightley, Tom Mison and Colin Firth. … Read More
2011 29 Years Old In 2011, he played Thomas Anders, the protagonist of the film 5 Days of War.


2013 31 Years Old He began dating American athlete and actress Aimee Mullins in 2013, and they became engaged in December 2014.
2014 32 Years Old In 2014, Friend played Oliver Baumer in Fox Searchlight's film Starred Up. … Read More
2015 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, Friend starred as Agent 47 in Hitman: Agent 47, a film based on the Hitman video game franchise, replacing Paul Walker. … Read More
2016 34 Years Old Friend and Mullins were married on 1 May 2016.
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