Hugh LaurieBorn 11 June 1959
Hugh Laurie Biography (Wikipedia)
James Hugh Calum Laurie, CBE (born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, musician, comedian, and author.
Laurie first gained recognition for his work as one half of the comedy double act Fry and Laurie with friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry, whom he met through mutual friend Emma Thompson whilst attending Cambridge University, where Laurie was president of the Cambridge Footlights. The duo acted together in a number of projects during the 1980s and 1990s, including the sketch comedy series A Bit of Fry & Laurie and the P. G. Wodehouse adaptation Jeeves and Wooster. Laurie's other roles during the period include the period comedy series Blackadder (in which Fry also appeared) and the films Sense and Sensibility, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers and Stuart Little.
Laurie portrayed the title character in the U.S. medical drama series House (2004–12) on Fox, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama, earning £250,000 ($409,000) per episode of House. Laurie portrayed the antagonist Richard Onslow Roper in the miniseries The Night Manager and Senator Tom James in the HBO sitcom Veep, for which he received Emmy Award nominations. He also played the lead role of forensic psychiatrist Dr. Eldon Chance in the Hulu series Chance (2016–17).
- Hugh Laurie talks to Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p018r6p3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p018r6p3.jpg2013-05-08T14:50:00.000ZActor, pianist and singer Hugh Laurie talks to Steve Wright about his love of the blues and why he's open to Dr Gregory House returning to TV screens.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p018r6pw
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