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Hugh Laurie

Hugh was born in Oxford, England on June 11, 1959, to Patricia (Laidlaw) and William George Ranald Mundell "Ran" Laurie, a doctor, both of Scottish descent. He was educated at Eton and Cambridge. Son of an Olympic gold medalist in the sport, he rowed for the England youth team (1977) and for Cambridge (1980). He met Emma Thompson at Cambridge in 1978 when both joined "Footlights" and was introduced to Stephen Fry by Emma in 1980. Hugh is married and lives in Los Angeles. His wife and three children, who previously lived in London, are moving to Los Angeles to live with him. Besides acting and comedy, he has written the best-selling thriller The Gun Seller. A second novel, titled The Paper Soldier, is forthcoming.

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Jun 11, 1959 In Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series The Night Manager 2016-04-19

Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 14 wins & 31 nominations.

Known For
Poster of House
The Night Manager Richard Roper 6 episodes, 2016 2016-04-19
Veep Unknown 2012-04-22
Fry's Planet Word Unknown 2011-09-25
America in Primetime Unknown 2011-10-30
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Heroes Unmasked Unknown 2007-07-25
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
House Dr. Gregory House 176 episodes, 2004-2012 2004-11-16
Fortysomething Paul Slippery 6 episodes, 2003 2003-06-29
QI Unknown 2003-09-11
MI-5 Unknown 2003-07-22
American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
The Young Ones Unknown 1998-03-30
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Murder Most Horrid Unknown 1991-11-14
Jeeves and Wooster Bertie Wooster 23 episodes, 1990-1993 1990-04-22
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Filthy Rich & Catflap Unknown 1987-01-07
A Bit of Fry and Laurie Various Characters 26 episodes, 1987-1995 1987-12-26
The New Statesman Unknown 1987-09-13
Black Adder the Third The Prince Regent, their master 1987-09-17
CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11