His Royal Shakespeare Company credits include:
Richard Stanley in "The Man Who Came to Dinner", a footman in "The Constant Couple", Edgar in "King Lear", Donalbain/Cream-Faced Loon in "Macbeth", Ferdinand in "The Tempest", "Tom Thumb", "All God's Chillun", "Macbett" (1988), and Frederick in "Les Enfants Du Paradis" (1996, directed by Simon Callow
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The first job I ever did was Equus on stage, as the boy, and I was 17, and we opened the show with me naked in the spotlight being examined by doctors. That was my entrance to the stage, so anything after that was easy. Also, for some reason, nudity was never shameful, it was never brought up in my household when I was a kid, there was no 'dirty, dirty sex'. It's not like we all ran around naked ...
In 1997, Purefoy was voted "hunk of the year" by a British television magazine.