Bart Ruspoli

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Bartolomeo Sebastian "Bart" Ruspoli (born 8 November 1976 in London) is an Italian and English actor.


Bart Ruspoli trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, where he graduated in 1998. He is also the writer and Producer of two of the films he was in.


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He is the great-grandson of Mario Ruspoli, 2nd Prince of Poggio Suasa, great-great-nephew of Bartolomeo Ruspoli, and wife Pauline Marie Palma de Talleyrand-Périgord, great-great-great-niece of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord. He is 6' 1" (1.85 m). Ruspoli is also a fifth cousin of occasional actor Alessandro Ruspoli, 9th Prince of Cerveteri and once removed of his son director Tao Ruspoli, son of actress Debra Berger and used to be married to actress Olivia Wilde. He is the oldest son of Costantino Filippo Maria dei Principi Ruspoli dei Principi di Poggio Suasa, born in New York City, New York on 23 April 1947, by Maria Consuelo (Lily) Child-Villiers of the Earls of Jersey, born on 21 August 1953, a former niece by marriage of Virginia Cherrill and paternal granddaughter of George Child Villiers, 8th Earl of Jersey, who despite their equal aristocratic birth never married to each other. Bart married Dr Vanessa Schjelderup in June 2012.

His second cousin (first cousin once removed) is actor, writer and producer William Villiers, 10th Earl of Jersey.

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