Rupert Friend Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

10th March 2017

Quote: "It was four people, two of which were Aimee and myself. We eloped. May the 1st. We got married in a compost shed at a beautiful farm in the rain - it was the perfect, perfect wedding - and then we went and played pool in Manhattan." British actor Rupert Friend gushes about his intimate wedding to Aimee Mullins last year (16). The couple revealed it had tied the knot a month after the ceremony in posts on social media.

19th December 2014

Quote: "The guy next to me (in the show), he shot his gun and the bullet casing came out of his gun burned into my neck and then burned down into my chest and we were in the middle of a scene..." Actor Rupert Friend has been left with a permanent burn mark on his neck after suffering an injury on the Homeland set.

13th September 2010

Quote: "Wood is weirdly a big passion of mine. I really love it, all the way from trees to a finished table. The fact that it was alive and that each piece is different." THE YOUNG VICTORIA star Rupert Friend on his unusual passion.

13th September 2010

Quote: "When I watch a film, I don't want to be thinking about the actor's divorce, I want to be transported into another world." British actor Rupert Friend refuses to read gossip magazines.

8th May 2009

Quote: "I haven't made anything for six months. I wish I had more time for my wood-based activities. I made a table - the top was very good, but the legs fell apart." Keira Knightley's actor boyfriend Rupert Friend is a closet carpenter.

1st May 2009

Quote: "It's interesting, the older I get the younger they get. When I was younger they were all 50 and 60. Im going to stop there though. I'm heading into dangerous territory if they get any younger." Veteran actress Michelle Pfeiffer on sharing love scenes with Rupert Friend, 27.

5th March 2009

Quote: "I think it takes a strong man to say, 'My woman will always achieve more than I ever will, she will always have more power and she will probably be more popular and I don't care.'" Keira Knightley's actor boyfriend Rupert Friend.

2nd September 2008

Quote: "The crazy thing is, she looks about 28. She's so beautiful you can't believe it! And she's my mum's age!" Actor Rupert Friend was stunned by his CHERI co-star Michelle Pfeiffer's youthful looks.

2nd September 2008

Quote: "That's not exactly a compliment, being called a perfect Nazi, is it?" Actor Rupert Friend has mixed feelings about the praise he's received for his portrayal of Nazi officer Lieutenant Kotler in Holocaust movie THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS.

6th July 2007

Fact: Keira Knightley's actor boyfriend Rupert Friend will play British monarch Prince Albert in new movie YOUNG VICTORIA.

8th March 2007

Quote: "It wasn't a chore. When you're kissing a guy... we just had a glass of wine and got on with it." Keira Knightley's boyfriend Rupert Friend wasn't daunted by his gay kiss with The Libertine co-star Johnny Depp.

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