Hugh Laurie is a British actor, comedian, singer, musician, director and writer. He is best known for his portrayal of Dr. Gregory House on the Fox medical drama series House, and for his role as Mr. Frederick Little in Stuart Little and Stuart Little 2. He played Senator Tom James in the HBO sitcom Veep, for which he received his 10th Emmy Award nomination. Other notable acting roles include The Night Manager, Tomorrowland, Catch-22, Blackadder, Sense and Sensibility, 101 Dalmatians, and The Borrowers. In April 2011, Hugh released his debut studio album, Let Them Talk. Born James Hugh Calum Laurie on June 11, 1959 in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, United Kingdom, to parents Patricia (née Laidlaw) and William George Ranald Mundell “Ran” Laurie, he is of Scottish descent. He attended Dragon School and Eton College and received his Third-Class Honours degree in anthropology and archaeology at Selwyn College, Cambridge University. Hugh first appeared in the 1985 British drama movie Plenty as Michael. He has been married to Joanne Green since June 16, 1989. They have two sons, Charles and Bill, and daughter Rebecca.
Hugh Laurie Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 11 June 1959
Birth Place: Blackbird Leys, Oxford, United Kingdom
Birth Name: James Hugh Calum Laurie
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Actor, Director, Singer, Musician, Comedian, Author
Race/Ethnicity: White (Scottish)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Hugh Laurie Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 207 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 94 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2¾”
Height in Meters: 1.9 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 43 in (109 cm)
Biceps: 15 in (38 cm)
Waist: 35 in (89 cm)
Shoe Size: Unknown
Hugh Laurie Family Details:
Father: William George Ranald Mundell Laurie
Mother: Patricia Laurie
Spouse/Wife: Jo Green (m. 1989)
Children: Rebecca Augusta Laurie (Daughter) (b. September 10, 1993), William Albert Laurie (Son) (b. January 1991), Charles Archibald Laurie (Son) (b. November 1988)
Siblings: Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell Laurie (Older Brother), Janet Laurie (Older Sister), Susan Laurie (Older Sister)
Others: Hugh Alexander Lyon Laidlaw (Maternal Grandfather), Sarah Georgina Fraser (Maternal Grandmother), William Walker Laurie (Paternal Grandfather), Margaret Grieve Mundell (Paternal Grandmother)
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Hugh Laurie Facts:
*He was born on June 11, 1959 in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, United Kingdom.
*Her parents are both of Scottish descent.
*He is the youngest of four children.
*He portrayed Dr. Gregory House in the medical drama TV series, House from 2004 to 2012.
*He sings and plays guitar, piano, drums, harmonica and saxophone.
*In 2011, he was listed Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television.
*On October 25, 2016, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6172 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
*He was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 Queen’s New Years Honours List for his services to Drama.
*He is an avid motorcyclist. He received his first motorcycle when he was 16 as a present from his father.
*He is a big fan of Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen.
*Stephen Fry is godfather of his three children.
*He is good friends with House co-star Robert Sean Leonard.
*He is a supporter of English club Fulham F.C.
*Visit his official website: www.hughlaurieblues.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Myspace.