From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rupert Wainwright (born 30 November 1963) is an English film and television director, writer, and actor. Wainwright was born in Cotswolds, UK and started his film career in the 1980s as an actor. While in his twenties, gained some notoriety for a short film called Open Window. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rupert Wainwright licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.