Graves' big screen debut came with James Ivory's A Room With A View and this was quickly followed byIvory's Maurice. Graves then went on to appear in Charles Sturridge's A Handful of Dust and Where Angels Fear to Tread. Other feature film highlights include, Nick Hytner's The Madness of King George, Louis Malle's Damage, Different for Girls which received the Best Film award at the 1996 Montreal World Film Festival, Revenger's Comedies and more recently, Extreme Ops, Rag Tale and Funny Farm for Mary McGuckian and V For Vendetta.
Major TV drama roles have included, Fortunes of War, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall for director Mike Barker, Robert Bierman's Blonde Bombshell, Nick Hurran's Take a Girl Like You, Franc Roddam's Cleopatra, the lavish Forsyte Saga for Granada TV, Joe Wright's Charles II and the BAFTA award-winning series Spooks.
Celebrated stage performances include Patrick Marber's Broadway production of Closer and The Caretaker at London's Comedy Theatre, 'Tis Pity She's A Whore at the National Theatre; Design for Living at the Gielgud Theatre and the Broadway production of The Elephant Man for director Sean Mathias, as well as Howard Davies' Iceman Cometh at the Almeida.
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Rupert Graves Facts
|Birthday||June 30, 1963 (59)|
|Birthplace||Weston-Super-Mare, England, United Kingdom|
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