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Rupert Friend

Rupert Friend
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Rupert Friend Biography

Rupert Friend is an English actor. Friend trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. His most famous role was probably as Mr. Wickham in Pride & Prejudice. He also appeared opposite Johnny Depp in The Libertine, as Billy Downes, a young friend and lover of John Wilmot, the character played by Depp. He is known to have read for the part of James Bond in Casino Royale (2006). More recently, he appeared opposite Dame Joan Plowright in Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont. He was named "outstanding new talent" at the 2005 Satellite Awards. Read Full Bio >>

Rupert Friend Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
2013 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series "Homeland" (2011). Nominated
2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series "Homeland" (2011). Nominated
2005 British Independent Film Awards Most Promising Newcomer The Libertine (2004). Nominated
2005 Satellite Awards Outstanding New Talent Won

Rupert Friend Trivia

  • Trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts, whose alumni include Hugh Bonneville, Matthew Goode, Minnie Driver and Julian Fellowes.
  • His mother is Caroline Friend who works at Turpin and Millar Solicitors, Oxford, UK.
  • Best International Newcomer (for the Libertine) at the Ischia Global Film Festival July 2006.
  • Nominated for Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards 2005 for Libertine.
  • Won 'Outstanding New Talent' Golden Satellite at the International Press Academy Awards 2005 for Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont.


Rupert Friend Photos

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    "The Nutcracker" Gala Performance at the Coliseum in London - Arrivals

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    "The Nutcracker" Gala Performance at the Coliseum in London - Arrivals

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    "The Young Victoria" US Premiere - Arrivals

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    "The Young Victoria" US Premiere - Arrivals

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    "The Young Victoria" US Premiere - Arrivals

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    Keira Knightly Sighting on the Film Set of "The Duchess" - November 2, 2007

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