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Happy Birthday Rupert Friend!

Today (October 1st) is the 32nd birthday of Emmy Award Nominee Rupert Friend (aka P&P 05's own Mr. Wickham). Rupert Friend was born October 1st, 1981 in Oxfordshire, England, UK.

Rupert
is currently seen on TV weekly in the 8-time Emmy Award and 5-time Golden Globe winning drama series Homeland (Season 3), which just premiered with a solid ratings debut last Sunday, Sept. 29th at 9PM ET/PT on Showtime. He plays agent Peter Quinn, which he scored an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest ActorRupert, recently and officially joined Twitter@rupertfriend and blogs on WhoSay.  He's also now on Facebook. If you're a fan, you can now follow him in social media.

Happy Birthday Rupert Friend!!!

Worth re-posting here are these interesting RF info I previously posted...

A multi-talented actor/writer/director (he can sing too! Watch him sing in Mrs. Palfrey and listen to him sing in Lullaby movies!), Rupert has two short films (he co-wrote and co-produced) titled The Suicide Brothers (2010 with Keira Knightley and Tom Mison co-starred with him) and Steve (2011) starring Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, and Tom Mison), which he also wrote, co-produced, and directed. Two years ago, Rupert Friend was honored a Crystal Image Award for his work on 'Steve'. Videos: Watch director Rupert Friend promotes his short film 'Steve' starring Colin Firth and Keira Knightley

As for his acting and movies, for those of you looking for a movie starring RF in a bigger, leading male role where he plays the good guy (handsome and charming too), check out and see Rupert in The Young Victoria (as Prince Albert) with Emily Blunt and Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont (as Ludovic Meyer...see a video clip of him singing below...one of my favorite scenes with him in the movie). I highly recommend you check out and see RF in these two great films. You'll love him, he was amazing in both films! But if you prefer the bad boy type of roles he played (and quite convincingly as well...he's such a very good, underrated, and versatile character actor!)... then, watch him in his small (and still memorable) supporting roles in films like Pride & Prejudice (2005) as unlikable Mr. Wickham and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas as the bad boy jerk Liutenant Kotler.

Watch Rupert as Ludovic Meyer
playing a guitar and singing "For All We Know"
(source: ) 

Also, check out and listen to Rupert singing "Declaration" and a duet called "Suddenly" with Lullaby co-star Clémence Poésy from the folk/jazz genre Lullaby soundtrack (which featured , the catchy tune from the Lullaby trailer)

or listen below...

 

Here's Rupert's Current/Upcoming Film Projects for 2013 and 2014 (via IMDB):
  1. Meet Me in Montenegro (post-production) 2014
  2. Homeland (TV Series) 2012-2013
    Peter Quinn
    - Episode #3.12 (2013) ... Peter Quinn
    - Episode #3.11 (2013) ... Peter Quinn
    - Episode #3.10 (2013) ... Peter Quinn
    - Episode #3.9 (2013) ... Peter Quinn
    - Episode #3.8 (2013) ... Peter Quinn
  3. Starred Up Oliver  2013
  4. Day One David McKenna 2013

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