Rupert Friend biography

A Simple Favor

Rupert Friend

Date of Birth: October 1, 1981

Born in Oxfordshire, England, Rupert Friend trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He was named "outstanding new talent" at the 2005 Satellite Awards.

His most notable role to date is arguably as Mr. Wickham in the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice opposite Keira Knightley. He also appeared with Johnny Depp in The Libertine, as Billy Downs. Other film credits include Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont opposite Dame Joan Plowright and the title role in Cheri (2009) co-starring Michelle Pfeiffer.

More recently, Rupert played Vasily in the dark comedy The Death of Stalin (2018), alongside Steve Buscemi, and appeared in the thriller A Simple Favor(2018) with Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively.

On May 1, 2016, Rupert married actress Aimee Mullins.

Rupert Friend Filmography

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A Simple Favor

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  117 min.
In theatres: September 14, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 4.48
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Cast: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Andrew Rannells, Linda Cardellini, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend, Eric Johnson