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Irish actress Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper make rare public appearance at Warcraft premiere

Published 08/06/2016 | 14:07

Actors Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga attend the premiere of Universal Pictures'
Actors Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Warcraft" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)
Actress Ruth Negga attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Warcraft at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper in 2012
The couple pictured together in 2011
Actress Ruth Negga attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Warcraft at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 06: Actors Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Warcraft at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)
Actors Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Warcraft" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

They're one of the most elusive couples in Hollywood, but even Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper break their own rules every now and then.

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The Irish actress (33) who previously featured on Love/Hate, has been dating British actor Cooper (38) for the last six years and the couple live together in London.

And as one of the most private couples in showbiz (both refuse to comment on their relationship in interviews), they were the subject of split rumours earlier this year by a tabloid magazine.

But the talented pair proved they're in love as ever as they walked the red carpet together for the first time at the premiere of Warcraft. They first met in 2009 while working together in a stage adaptation of Phèdre with Helen Mirren.

Actors Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga attend the premiere of Universal Pictures'
Actors Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Warcraft" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

Since then, both of their careers have steadily soared as they prepare for their busiest 12 months yet. They pair have wrapped filming for their AMC tv show Preacher, their third project together in recent years.

Ruth's latest film Loving premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and she's already being tipped for a Best Actress Oscar nod for her role in the critically acclaimed film.

She has also featured in 12 Years A Slave, World War Z and had a recurring role on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

As for any signs of a sparkler, Ruth wore a dramatic metal ring presumably to throw off speculation about their relationship status.

Actress Ruth Negga attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Warcraft at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress Ruth Negga attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Warcraft at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 6, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper in 2012
Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper in 2012

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