Rupert Penry-Jones

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Actor (1970)
Thu Aug 18 2022
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Rupert Penry-Jones is a British actor known among the public for his role as Carter in the action crime TV series MI-5. He appeared in forty-six episodes out of eighty-six in MI-5 (2004 - 2008).

Furthermore, he is also known as the son of Welsh actor Peter Penry-Jones and English actress Angela Thorne. On top of that, just like his parents, he is also very successful in his career as an actor.

Dervla Kirwan: Wife Of Rupert 

The Commons actor Rupert Penry-Jones is currently in a married relationship with an Irish television actress, Dervla Kirwan, who is well-known for her role in Ondine as Maura.

Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones and his wife, Dervla Kirwan, along with his children.
Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones and his wife, Dervla Kirwan, along with his children. Photo Source: the sun

Moving on to their relationship history, the couple first met in 2001 and began dating a few months later.

In August 2008, they finally tied their knot in a wedding ceremony in the presence of their family members and friends. The romantic couple lives happily with their two children, Florence and Peter.

Rupert Has Two Kids

The romantic couple Rupert and Dervla welcomed their children before they tied their knot.

Their first child, Florence Penry-Jones was born on May 1, 2004, whereas they welcomed their second child, Peter Penry-Jones, two years later, on April 8, 2006.

Dated Kylie Minogue

Before dating Dervla Kirwan, Rupert was dating an Australian singer and actress, Kylie Minogue. The ex-couple started dating somewhere between 1999.

However, their relationship did not work out, so they broke up in the same year.

Net Worth

Rupert Penry-Jones has a net worth of $5 million, similar to Aleksandr Galibin. He earned this large sum of money through his successful acting career.

Similarly, her wife, Dervla Kirwan, has a net worth of $7 million. She made this huge money through her successful career as an actress and producer. 

Moreover, Rupert's wife, Dervla, owns the production company Aphra Productions.

Rupert's Parents Are Also Actors

As mentioned above, Rupert was born a star kid to his parent, Welsh actor Peter Penry-Jones and English actress Angela Thorne.

Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones and his mother, Angela Thorne.
Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones and his mother, Angela Thorne. Image Source: Article Bio

Moreover, his younger brother, Laurence Penry-Jones, is a well-established actor who has appeared in over eight short movies and TV series.

Early Life

Crown for Christmas actress Rupert was born on September 22, 1970, in London, England, UK. He was born the eldest son of the family.

He grew up in the street of London along with his young brother. As per the reports, Rupert was interested in acting from an early age as he grew up watching his parents in various movies and TV series.

Unrevealing British Actor Details!

Rupert Penry-Jones stands at a good height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) while he weighs around 75 kg which is an average weight compared to his height.

Interestingly, he has rare blue eyes, which only exist in 8% of the global population.

About Rupert Brother

Like his parents and elder brother, Laurence Penry-Jones has been involved in the film industry. He started his acting career as Young Peter Rhodes in the TV crime drama, Midsomer Murders. 

Following it, he has portrayed various roles in seven other TV series and short movies.

Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones's brother,  Laurence Penry-Jones and his wife, Polly Walker during a award function.
Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones's brother, Laurence Penry-Jones and his wife, Polly Walker during a award function. Image Source: married wiki

Talking about his relationship status, he has been married to a famous English actress Polly Walker since October 23, 2008. 

The lovely couple has been blessed with a son, Giorgio Walker and a daughter, Delilah Walker.

Rupert Was Expelled From School

Rupert joined Dulwich school in Dulwich, London, to enhance his acting. However, he was expelled from Dulwich during his 2nd year due to his rude behavior.

After being expelled from his previous school, he joined Bristol Old Vic Theatre School to continue his studies.

Career Overview

Although Rupert Penry-Jones was a celebrity kid, he did not get any special treatment in the film industry. He started his acting journey with a small role in the 1994 adventure drama movie Black Beauty. 

After appearing in some TV series as a side character, he got his first major role in the 1996 movie The Ring, where he appeared as one of the lead characters, Gerhard von Gotthard.

Following it, he appeared in several movies and TV series, including The CommonsGetting to Know You and Black Sails.

Won Best Leading Actor

Black Beauty actor Rupert won the ''Best Leading Actor'' during the Crime Thriller Award function, which was held on 2008 in the UK, for his role in the action drama TV series, MI-5.

Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones during an award function.
Photo of Rupert Penry-Jones during an award function. Image Source: My  London

Moreover, he has also been nominated for the ''Golden Nymph Award'' in three categories: Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Actor in a Mini-Series and Television Films - Best Performance by an Actor.

About Rupert's Wife 

Rupert's spouse, Dervla Kirwan, is a talented actress who has ruled the Irish TV series industry through her amazing acting skills.

She was born on October 24, 1971, in Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland, to her father, Peter Kirwan and her mother, Maureen O'Driscoll.

She has won more than seven awards for her amazing acting skills and has been nominated for five.

Social Media Presence

Talking about Rupert Penry-Jones's life on social media, he is not active on any social media sites, unlike other celebrities. No verified account of his could be found on any social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

However, certain Instagram and Twitter handle associated with his name have a good fan following. His fans have likely created these handles.

Similarly, Rupert's wife, Dervla Kirwan, is also unavailable on social media.

IMDb Profile

Like other celebrities, Rupert has a page on IMDb. His IMDb page consists of his short bio, awards, photos, personal details, quotes and trivia.

Screenshot of Rupert Penry-Jones IMDb page.
Screenshot of Rupert Penry-Jones IMDb page. Image Source: IMDb

Moreover, his IMDb profile also has a record of filmography credits which contains fifty-four acting credits and twenty-two self credits.

Movies & TV Series

Black Sails actor Rupert has appeared in several movies and TV series as a side and the lead character.

Some of her blockbuster movies and series are presented in the table below:

S.N.Movies & TV Series Roles Genre Released  Dates
1.Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears                          Jonathon Lofthouse         Adventure,  drama and  mystery 2020
2.Crown for Christmas      Max  Comedy, drama  and family 2015
3.Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction       Willem  Beijerinck Drama 2006
4.A Definitely or Maybe Tarquin Short, comedy  and romance 2001
5.Getting to Know You Luke Comedy 2020

 

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