Rufus Wainwright

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Rufus Wainwright was born on July 22, 1973 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA as Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright. He is an actor and composer, known for Meet the Robinsons (2007), Moulin Rouge! (2001) and Heights (2005). He has been married to Jörn Weisbrodt since August 23, 2012. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Meet the Robinsons Soundtrack
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
Heights Jeremy
Brokeback Mountain Soundtrack


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 2021 The Runaway Bunny (Short)
 2020 Rufus Wainwright: Devils and Angels (Hatred) (Music Video)
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 2020 Royalties (TV Series short)
Jacob Jewel
- Just That Good (2020) ... Jacob Jewel
 2018 The Sword of Damocles (Short)
King Dionysius
 2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Drinking Bird / The Overtones
- That's Too Much, Man! (2016) ... Drinking Bird / The Overtones (voice)
 2015 Prima Donna
The Pianist
 2013 Stuff You Should Know (TV Series)
- Brains Gone Wild ... Manuel
 2012 Rufus Wainwright: Out of the Game (Music Video)
 2009 Shakespeares Sonette (TV Movie)
 2007 Days of Darkness
Le prince chantant
 2006 Musikbyrån (TV Series)
- New York (2006)
 2005 Heights
 2004 The Aviator
Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #1
 2002 Rufus Wainwright: Across the Universe (Music Video)
 2002 Frasier (TV Series)
- Cheerful Goodbyes (2002) ... Jeremy (voice)
 1998 Rufus Wainwright: April Fools (Music Video)
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Other Works:

album "Poses" released in 2001 See more »

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12 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)


Jörn Weisbrodt  (1 child)

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I may not lead the most dramatic life, but in my brain it's War and Peace everyday. See more »


Kate Winslet is a fan of his song 'Poses' -- mentioned in one of her ads for AmEx. See more »

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