He acted in Simon Callow's adaptation of Jacques Prevert's story, "Les Enfants Du Paradis," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Colin Farrell, Helen McCrory, Joseph Fiennes, Rupert Graves, Colin George, Sylestra Le Touzel, Robert Demeger, Maggie Wells, Peter Spoule, James ...
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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.