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Hugh Laurie

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Hey there, Celebs NoteBook enthusiasts! I’m Jack Smith, your go-to guy for the latest buzz on male celebrities. Today, we’re diving into the fascinating world of Hugh Laurie, the multi-talented English actor, comedian, singer, and musician.

Quick Facts about Hugh Laurie:

  • Born in Oxford, England, on June 11, 1959.
  • Studied classics at King’s College, Cambridge, and was part of the Cambridge Footlights comedy troupe.
  • Kicked off his career in the ’80s with the sketch comedy series A Bit of Fry and Laurie alongside Stephen Fry.
  • Conquered the ’90s with notable films like Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Stuart Little (1999).
  • Charmed audiences in the British sitcom Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993).
  • Achieved stardom in 2004 as Dr. Gregory House in the medical drama House M.D., snagging two Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards during its eight-season run.

Life Beyond House M.D.:

  • Post the House era (2012), Laurie continued to shine in the cinematic realm with films like Arthur Christmas (2011) and Tomorrowland (2015).
  • Noteworthy TV stints in Veep (2015–2019) and Chance (2016–2017) showcased his versatility.

Hugh Laurie’s Legacy:

  • A talented actor with a versatile career spanning both film and television.
  • While House M.D. remains a pinnacle, Laurie’s brilliance extends to projects like The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019).
  • Let’s not forget, that this Golden Globe Award-winning actor has earned a truckload of nominations for his outstanding contributions to the industry.

Hugh Laurie Biography:

Q :ANS :
Real NameJames Hugh Calum Laurie CBE
NicknamesHugh, House
Birth DateJune 11, 1959
BirthplaceBlackbird Leys, Oxford, England
Sign of ZodiacGemini
Height6′ 2½” (1.89 m)
Weight82 kg (181 lbs)
EducationDragon School, Eton College, Selwyn College, Cambridge
ProfessionActor, comedian, singer, musician
Total Number of MoviesOver 50
Net Worth$45 million
Income SourceActing, singing, writing
Years Active1982–present
Marital StatusMarried
Current RelationshipMarried to Jo Green since 1989
Partner/Wife(s)Jo Green
Offsprings3 children: Charles, William, and Rebecca
ParentsWilliam George Ranald Mundell “Ran” Laurie (father) and Patricia Laidlaw (mother)
Siblings2 older sisters and 1 older brother
Ethnic BackgroundScottish
Number of Countries VisitedOver 50
Current ResidenceLondon, England
WikipediaHugh Laurie Wikipedia
FacebookHugh Laurie Facebook
TwitterHugh Laurie Twitter
Business VenturesNone listed
Upcoming ProjectsNone listed

Top 10 Hugh Laurie Movies and TV Shows:

Movie/TV ShowYearRuntime (mins)Role Played
A Bit of Fry and Laurie1987-1995120Various Roles
Jeeves and Wooster1990-1993560Bertie Wooster
Sense and Sensibility1995136Mr. Wickham
101 Dalmatians199696Jasper
Blackadder’s Christmas Carol198843Prince George
Stuart Little199984Mr. Frederick Little
Flight of the Phoenix2004113Captain A.M. Marcus
Monsters vs. Aliens200994Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.
House M.D.2004-20121,200Dr. Gregory House
Chance2016-2017240Dr. Eldon Chance

In a nutshell, Hugh Laurie isn’t just a name; he’s a legacy in the making. Stay tuned to Celebs NoteBook for more exclusive insights into the lives of your favorite male celebrities!

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