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Famous People Named Rupert 

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Rupert there are? This list of celebrities named Rupert includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Ruperts on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Rupert, actors named Rupert, and even athletes named Rupert. Well-known Ruperts like Rupert Murdoch, Rupert Grint, and Rupert Everett are just the start of this list.
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Rupert Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Age: 87

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul who founded News Corp.Murdoch's father, Sir Keith Murdoch, was a reporter and editor who became a senior ...more

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Rupert Grint is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: 30

Birthplace: Harlow, United Kingdom

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint (born 24 August 1988) is an English actor and producer. He rose to prominence for his portrayal of Ron Weasley, one of the three main characters in the Harry Potter ...more

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Rupert Everett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Film Producer, Model, Actor

Age: 59

Birthplace: Burnham Deepdale

Rupert James Hector Everett (; born 29 May 1959) is an English actor, writer and singer. He first came to public attention in 1981, when he was cast in Julian Mitchell's play and subsequent film ...more

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Rupert Boneham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor, Teacher

Age: 55

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Rupert Boneham (born January 27, 1964) is an American mentor for troubled teens, who became known to reality television audiences in 2003 as a contestant on Survivor: Pearl Islands where he ...more

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Rupert Friend is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England

Rupert William Anthony Friend (born 9 October 1981) is a British actor, director, screenwriter, producer and lyricist. He is known for his on-screen chameleonic versatility, performing in ...more

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Rupert Graves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: 55

Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom

Rupert S. Graves (born 30 June 1963) is an English film, television, and theatre actor. He is known for his roles in A Room with a View, Maurice, The Madness of King George and The Forsyte Saga. ...more
Rupert Penry-Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor, Presenter

Age: 48

Birthplace: London, England

Rupert William Penry-Jones (born 22 September 1970) is a Welsh actor, known for his performances as Adam Carter in Spooks, Clive Reader in Silk, DI Joseph Chandler in Whitechapel, and Mr. ...more

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Rupert Brooke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Poet, Writer

Age: Dec. at 28 (1887-1915)

Birthplace: Rugby, United Kingdom

Rupert Chawner Brooke (3 August 1887 – 23 April 1915) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier". He was also ...more

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Rupert Holmes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Film Score Composer, Musician, Novelist

Age: 72

Birthplace: Northwich, United Kingdom

Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, dramatist and author. He is widely known for the hit singles "Escape ...more
Rupert Vansittart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: 61

Birthplace: Cranleigh, United Kingdom

Rupert Nicholas Vansittart (born 10 February 1958) is an English character actor. He has appeared in a variety of roles in film, television, stage and radio, often playing comic characters. He ...more
Rupert Sanders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Film Director

Age: 47

Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom

Rupert Miles Sanders is an English film director.
Rupert Allason is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Politician, Military Historian, Author

Age: 67

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Rupert William Simon Allason is a military historian and former Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was the Member of Parliament for Torbay in Devon, from 1987 to 1997. He ...more
Rupert Davies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: Dec. at 60 (1916-1976)

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Rupert Davies FRSA (22 May 1916 – 22 November 1976) was an English actor best remembered for playing the title role in the BBC's 1960s television adaptation of Maigret, based on Georges ...more
Rupert Evans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Rupert Evans (born 30 March 1976) is a British actor. He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and stars in the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle and in the CW's Charmed series.
Rupert Crosse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: Dec. at 46 (1927-1973)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

For the British lawyer, see Rupert Cross.Rupert Crosse (November 29, 1927 – March 5, 1973) was an American television and film actor noted as the first African American to receive a nomination ...more
Rupert Degas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 48

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Rupert Degas (born 17 August 1970) is a British/Australian actor, voice actor, and impressionist.. He is best known for his voice work in animation and audiobooks, as well as starring in the ...more
Rupert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Historian, Novelist, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 84 (1872-1956)

Birthplace: Lancaster, Missouri

Rupert Hughes (January 31, 1872 – September 9, 1956) was an American novelist, film director, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, military officer, and music composer. He was the brother of Howard R. ...more
Rupert Johnson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Businessperson

Age: 78

Rupert Harris Johnson Jr. (born 1941) is the Vice Chairman of the Board at Franklin Resources.
Rupert Jee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Rupert Jee

Age: 62

Rupert Jee (born July 16, 1956) is an American entrepreneur and television celebrity who has gained fame through frequent appearances on Late Show with David Letterman. He first appeared on the ...more
Rupert Sheldrake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Biologist, Scientist

Age: 76

Birthplace: Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Alfred Rupert Sheldrake (born 28 June 1942) is an English author, and researcher in the field of parapsychology, who proposed the concept of morphic resonance, a conjecture which lacks ...more
Rupert Reid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Rupert Reid is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Declan on the Australian TV show Heartbreak High and later, Constable Jack Lawson on the Australian TV show Blue Heelers ...more
Rupert Frazer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Rupert Frazer is an actor.
Rupert Goold is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Television director, Theatre Director, Screenwriter

Age: 47

Birthplace: Highgate, London, United Kingdom

Rupert Goold, (born 18 February 1972) is an English theatre director. He is the artistic director of the Almeida Theatre. Goold was the artistic director of Headlong Theatre Company
Rupert Roopnaraine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rupert
Poet, Politician, Cricketer

Age: 76

Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana

Rupert Roopnaraine (born 31 January 1943) is a Guyanese cricketer, writer, and politician.
Rupert Blue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rupert

Age: Dec. at 80 (1868-1948)

Birthplace: North Carolina, United States of America

Rupert Blue (30 May 1868 – 12 April 1948) was an American physician and soldier. He was the fourth Surgeon General of the United States from 1912 to 1920. He served as president of the American ...more