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Rupert Everett: 'If you are gay you are a second-class citizen in Hollywood'

Rupert Everett is the writer, director and star of his new film The Happy Prince, about the last days of Irish writer Oscar Wilde, who was jailed for homosexual acts. He tells Laura Harding about his struggles as a gay actor, and how they affected his career

Rupert Everett as Oscar Wilde in The Happy Prince
THERE was a time when Rupert Everett was a frequent presence on the big screen. There was an comforting familiarity to the roles he played – most often the gay pal and confidante of a leading la[...]

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