The London-born star, 27, started dating the 28-year-old keyboard player last year after being introduced by mutual friend Alexa Chung.Knightley’s representative said: ‘I can confirm that Keira is engaged to be married to James Righton.’ But in keeping with the actress’ tightly-guarded privacy stance, the spokesperson declined to comment further.The Oscar-nominated star previously dated Pride & Prejudice co-star Rupert Friend for five years before splitting in January 2011.Last year, her father William said on her split from Friend: ‘It wasn’t a decision that either of them took lightly. I don’t think there was any one thing that led to their break-up – it was a whole raft of things, I think.’ She also had a two-year romance with Irish model and actor Jamie Dornan before splitting in August 2005.More About Age: 32 Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer, Keyboard player, Keira Knightley and Rupert Friend dated for several years.More About Age: 35 Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Credits: Homeland, Pride & Prejudice, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, The Young Victoria The Libertine, moreco-star Adrien Brody in 2005.
The group won a Mercury Music Prize in 2007 for their debut album Myths Of The Near Future.
Or should we call him Rupert Friendâ€¦ With Benefits! Especially if that someone is relative unknown, an individual shrouded in mystery who we can't wait to learn about.
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In 2005, he had his first starring role as Ludovic Meyer in the film adaption of Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont, in which he starred opposite Joan Plowright.
In the same year, he portrayed Wickham in Joe Wright's version of Pride and Prejudice.