Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie

English actor, comedian, director, musician and writer
Longtime British comedian and later lead actor, also a versatile and accomplished self-taught musician.
BornJune 11, 1959
HometownBlackbird Leys, United Kingdom
Net worth$45 million
Height6'2" (1.89m)
SpouseJo Green (m 1989 - present)
ChildrenWilliam Albert Laurie , Rebecca Augusta Laurie , Charles Archibald Laurie
ParentsRan Laurie , Patricia Laidlaw
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Top Stories

What makes a great Agatha Christie adaptation

  • What could be more of an Easter treat than a new Agatha Christie? This week, Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?, an adaptation of Christie’s 1934 novel, launched on BritBox. Written and directed by Hugh Laurie, it’s a stylish, sparky romp that plays out as an Evelyn Waugh-style comedy of manners. Bright young leads Will Poulter and Lucy Boynton’s fizzing, flirtatious dialogue recalls a screwball romance.

Videos

The Personal History Of David Copperfield - Trailer

From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England.MyMovies, trailer, 2020, Drama, Comedy, Armando Iannucci, Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie
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Albums

Didn't It Rain
Didn't It Rain
2013
Let Them Talk
Let Them Talk
2011

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2017Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeThe Night ManagerWinner
2016Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or MovieThe Night ManagerNominated
2011Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesHouseNominated
2011Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama SeriesHouseNominated
2011Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaHouseNominated