Rupert Friend (born in Oxfordshire on 1 October 1981) is an English actor. He was chosen as “outstanding new talent” in the Satellite Awards of the year 2005.

Her most famous role is probably as Mr. Wickham in pride and prejudice movie [ 2 ] where he met keira knightley in 2005. He subsequently worked in the libertine, [ 3 ] as Billy Downs, a young friend and lover of John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester, role playing Johnny depp. In the year 2006 read the libretto of the James bond Casino royale movie role involving it in several scenes but finally not carried out his performance.

His latest appearances are in the film the boy in striped pyjamas (2008) [ 4 ] which interprets the Tte. Kotler and the young Victoria in 2009, playing Prince Albert.

Personal life

Rupert Friend grew up in Oxfordshire and studied at the Marlborough school in Woodstock. He then attended the Cherwell school and College d’Overbroeck in Oxford. He also took classes in webber Douglas Academy of dramatic art in London. He is currently the girlfriend of British actress keira knightley whom he met during the filming of the movie pride and prejudice.[ 6 ]


Year       Film        Role

2004       The Libertine     Downs

2005       Pride and prejudice        Mr. Wickham

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont    Ludovic Meyer

2007       The Moon and the Stars               Renzo Daverio/Spoletta

The last Legion Demetrius

Outlaw                 Sandy

Apprentice Knight           Felice Alessandro

2008       Jolene   Coco Leger

The boy in the striped pyjamas Lt Kotler

2009       Cheri     Cheri

The young Victoria          Prince Albert

2010       Georgia                Thomas Anders