Hugh Laurie

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Date of Birth June 11, 1959
Place of Birth Oxford, England
Age 61 years old
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Hugh Laurie

James Hugh Calum Laurie is an English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author. Laurie is known for portraying the title character on the Fox medical drama series House, for which he received two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for numerous other awards. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama, earning £250,000 per episode of House. His other television credits include arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper in the miniseries The Night Manager, for which he won his third Golden Globe Award, and Senator Tom James in the HBO sitcom Veep, for which he received his 10th Emmy Award nomination.

Born: James Hugh Calum Laurie, June 11, 1959, Blackbird Leys, Oxfordshire, England
Residence: Belsize Park, London, England, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, director, singer, musician, comedian, author
Years active: 1981–present
Children: 3
Relatives: Ran Laurie (father)
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About Hugh Laurie

Best known for playing the title role of Dr. Gregory House on the hit TV series House M.D. He was cast in the 2015 feature Tomorrowland. In 2019, he began starring in Hulu's Catch-22. He previously was in the BBC miniseries The Night Manager.

Before Fame

He became involved with stars Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry, during his time in Cambridge Footlights.

Achievement

Despite his heavy American accent, he was actually born in England.

Family Life

He married Jo Green in 1989. They have a daughter and two sons together.

Associations

He starred with Kate Winslet in the 1995 version of Sense and Sensibility.

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  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • British sketch comedians
  • Fellows of Selwyn College, Cambridge
  • Best Drama Actor Golden Globe (television) winners
  • Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe (television) winners
  • English blues singers
  • English blues musicians
  • Members of Leander Club
  • English male video game actors
  • Cambridge University Boat Club rowers
  • People educated at The Dragon School
  • English pianists
  • Alumni of Selwyn College, Cambridge
  • Labour Party (UK) people
  • English male screenwriters
  • English atheists
  • 21st-century English novelists
  • English male voice actors
  • English male comedians
  • English screenwriters
  • 21st-century pianists
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