Facts of Hugh Laurie
|Full Name:||Hugh Laurie|
|Age:||61 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||June 11, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.89m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Writer, Director, Musician, Singer, Comedian, Author|
|Father's Name:||Ran Laurie|
|Mother's Name:||Patricia Laurie|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
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I never was someone who was at ease with happiness.
My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven't fallen since.
I feel like I'm working on an oil rig right now. I'm away from home a lot.
Relationship Statistics of Hugh Laurie
|What is Hugh Laurie marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Hugh Laurie get married ? (married date):||June, 1989|
|How many children does Hugh Laurie have ? (name):||Three (Rebecca Augusta Laurie, William Albert Laurie , Charles Archibald Laurie )|
|Is Hugh Laurie having any relationship affair ?:||Yes|
|Is Hugh Laurie gay ?:||No|
|Who is Hugh Laurie wife ? (name):||Jo Green|
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Hugh Laurie met actress Emma Thompson while working in Cambridge Footlights during his college days in between 1978. They started dating soon after and were together for more than 4 years. They get separated in 982.
And Hugh got married to theater administrator Jo Green in June 1989 in London. She gave birth to their first son, Charles a year before their marriage. In 1991, she gave birth to their second son, Williams. In 1992, they welcomed a baby girl, Rebecca in their family.
Laurie was rumored to be having an affair with the director, Audrey Cooke in 1997. They had reportedly grown close while working on the children’s movie, The Place of Lions.
- 1 Who is Hugh Laurie?
- 2 Hugh Laurie: Age( 59), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 3 Hugh Laurie: Education, School/College University
- 4 Hugh Laurie: Professional Life, Career
- 5 Hugh Laurie: Awards, Nominations
- 6 Hugh Laurie: Net Worth($40Million), Income, Salary
- 7 Hugh Laurie: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Who is Hugh Laurie?
British comic actor, Hugh Laurie is best known for his role on the television series House (2004–12). He is also famous for winning two Golden Globe Awards for the character Dr. House in the television series of the same name.
Hugh Laurie: Age( 59), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
His birth name is James Hugh Calum Laurie and was born on 11 June 1959 in Blackbird Leys, Oxfordshire. He is the youngest of four children. He has an older brother named Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell Laurie, and also two older sisters, Susan, and Janet in his family.
His father’s name is William George Ranald Mundell “Ran” Laurie, who was a physician and winner of an Olympic gold medal in the coxless pairs (rowing) at the 1948 London Games. His mother’s name is Patricia Laurie. He holds British nationality and English ethnicity.
Hugh Laurie: Education, School/College University
Laurie attended the Dragon School. After that, he got enrolled at a private school, Eton College. Then, he got admission at the Selwyn College, which is a constituent college of Cambridge University in 1978. With his admission at Selwyn College, he had sought to follow his father, who had studied at the same college.
There, he specialized in social anthropology and studied archeology as well. He earned a degree from Cambridge University, 1981.
Hugh Laurie: Professional Life, Career
At that point Laurie joined Cambridge’s Footlights Club comedy revue group, eventually serving as its president. While on an end-of-year tour with the Footlights, he met the actor-playwright Stephen Fry. The two collaborated on The Cellar Tapes. They entered that review in the 1981 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and won the Perrier Pick of the Fringe Award.
Along with Robbie Coltrane, Ben Elton, and fellow Footlights performer Emma Thompson, they soon were writing and performing on the television sketch-comedy program Alfresco (1983–84). That led to Laurie’s role on Rowan Atkinson’s series Blackadder IIand various other Blackadder sequels (beginning in 1986). Furthermore, he wrote and performed in 26 episodes of A Bit of Fry and Laurie.
At the beginning of the 21st century, Laurie took a role as the brilliant but rude and arrogant Dr. Gregory House in the American television drama House.
Laurie’s success in television paved the way for supporting parts in motion pictures. He also appears in Sense and Sensibility (1995). He subsequently appeared in such films as Cousin Bette (1998), Stuart Little (1999), Flight of the Phoenix (2004), The Oranges (2011), and Tomorrowland(2015). Laurie later assumed the role of Mycroft Holmes, brother to Sherlock, in Holmes & Watson (2018), a comedic take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle mysteries.
Meanwhile, Laurie continued to work in television. In 2016 he played a villainous arms dealer in the miniseries based on John le Carré’s The Night Manager, for which he won his third Golden Globe. Laurie’s other TV credits included a recurring role (2015– ) on the HBO comedy Veep and a starring turn on Chance (2016–17), in which he played a forensic neuropsychiatrist. Moreover, the actor has also provided the voice for different characters television and movie cartoons.
As well as acting, Laurie directed TV shows and commercials and was a talented songwriter and musician. In addition to performing with the celebrity group Band from TV (originally 16:9) and the band Poor White Trash and the Little Big Horns. Laurie then releases his solo albums Let Them Talk in 2011 and Didn’t It Rain in the year 2013. Furthermore, he also wrote the novels The Gun Seller in 1996 and The Paper Soldier in the year 2007. Laurie was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2007.
Hugh Laurie: Awards, Nominations
He has received Golden Globe Award for best performance. Likely in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for House, he won the Golden Globe Award in the year 2006. And furthermore, he receives an award in The Hollywood Foreign Press Association 2007.
Hugh Laurie: Net Worth($40Million), Income, Salary
The English actor has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He received $300k-$700k per episode for the television show.
Back in 2008, Hugh Laurie bought a lavish house in the Beverly Hills for the price of $2 million. The current value of the property is $3.8 million. The price value of his Home located in Belsize Park, North London, is said to be $2 million. He also owns a property which Hugh Laurie calls his garden paradise and has an estimated value of $3.99 million.
The English actor also has a small collection of cars and a bike in his garage. He rides a Triumph Bonneville motorcycle which he bought in 2013 at the price of $12,000.
Hugh Laurie also owns a Ford, a 1955 Galaxie convertible, which can be bought at a price of $30,000 and a Porsche, Cayman S model, which has a price of $70,000.
Hugh Laurie: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Up to now, he has maintained a good relationship with all other people in his personal and professional life. And so he hasn’t fallen under any rumors.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Hugh Laurie has a height of 190 cm (6 ft. 2½ in) and a weight of 94 kg (207 lbs). He is also listed among the sexiest men alive. He has light brown colored hair and blue colored eyes. His body specifications are on chest 43 in or 109 cm and on arms/biceps 15 in or 38 cm likewise, on waist 35 in or 89 cm.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Hugh Laurie is active on different social media. He uses Twitter and has more than 1.42M followers. Likely, he is active on Facebook with over 300K followers. And he is not active on Instagram.
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