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Biography #2Rupert Graves is an English actor. He grew up in Weston-super-Mare (now in North Somerset), England, and first entered the entertainment business by leaving school at the age of 15 to become a circus clown.
Graves came to prominence in costume drama adaptations of E M Forster novels A Room With A View (1985) and Maurice (1987), before going to to appear in films such as A Handful of Dust (1988), Different for Girls (1996) and Intimate Relations (1996). His role in Intimate Relations won him the Best Actor award at the 1996 Montreal Film Festival.
In addition to his screen work, Graves has also won acclaim for his stage acting, including Broadway roles in Closer (2000) and The Elephant Man (2002).
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