Rupert Friend who is an English actor, screen writer, director as well as producer was born on 9th October 1981. He is mostly known for portraying the roles in Pride and Prejudice, The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas, The Young Victoria and Homeland. Friend is the native of Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, England. He is the son of Nicholas Friend and wife Caroline Friend. His father is a cultural historian whereas his mother is a solicitor. Rupert went to study at the Marlborough School located in Woodstock. He then moved to take the A-levels at Cherwell School and the d’Overbroeck’s College in the Oxford. He also got trained at Webber Douglas Academy of the Dramatic Art in London.
At the beginning of his acting career, he made the debut in the film titled The Libertine in 2004 as Billy Downs. Rupert was named as Outstanding New Talent for the role at 2005 Satellite Awards. After that, he began to make his appearance in multiple films. His other filmography includes Pride & Prejudice, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, The Moon and The Stars, Outlaw, The Last Legion, Virgin Territory, Jolene, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Young Victoria, Cheri, The Counting and Lamentable songs of the suicide brothers, The Kid, Lullaby for Pi, Steve, 5 Days of War, Day One, The Zero Theorem, Starred Up, and Meet Me in Montenegro.
In addition to that, Rupert has also been cast in the 2015 films titled as Stryka, Hitman: Agent 47 and To Write Love on Her Arms. Prior to that, Rupert made the stage debut in the year 2012when he appeared as Mitchell in UK premiere of The Little Dog Laughed. Currently, he is making his appearance in the television show called Homeland as Peter Quinn for which he was also nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award. She has been appearing in the show since the year 2012.
To talk about his personal life, Rupert was preciously in relationship with Keira Knightley who is an actress. He began dating each other from the year 2005 and due to some reason, they got separated in 2010. Rupert is now in relationship with Aimee Mullins who is an athlete. The couple has been dating since the year 2013. Recently, in December of 2014, Rupert and Aimee got engaged who is his dear girlfriend. Apart from that, he is now at the age of 33 and he stands at the towering height of six feet and one inch. Rupert calls himself as a late starter.