Rupert Everett was born Rupert James Hector Everett on May 29, 1959 in Norfolk, England. Standing at 6'4" tall, Mr. Everett is living proof that an openly gay actor can overcome the stigma associated with gay men in a leading heterosexual roles. Rupert Everett plays the piano and writes for "Vanity Fair". He's a previous Italian model and has sang duets with Madonna and Robbie Williams. The British-born actor describes himself as "a wickedly debonair blend of Cary Grant and Joan Crawford.