Steve is a story about a man who came for tea… —IMDb
Rupert Friend (born 1 October 1981) is an English film actor, who is best known for his roles as Mr. Wickham in the 2005 film Pride and Prejudice, Lieutenant Kurt Kotler in the 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, and Prince Albert in the 2009 film The Young Victoria. He currently plays Peter Quinn in Showtime’s multiple Emmy Award winning television drama, Homeland.
Friend grew up in Stonesfield, Oxfordshire, the son of a solicitor mother, Caroline, and a fine arts historian father. He attended Marlborough School in Woodstock. He moved to take A-levels at the Cherwell School and d’Overbroeck’s College in Oxford. Friend trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He calls himself a late starter, as he was “about to set off sailing around the world when I heard I’d got into drama school. Everyone else there had grown up singing and dancing, whereas I was the opposite”.
He made his debut in the film The Libertine, as Billy Downs, a young friend and lover… read more