Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie

actor, producer, writer

Hugh Laurie was born on Jun 11, 1959 in UK. Hugh Laurie's big-screen debut came with Alfresco - Season 1 directed by Stuart Orme in 1983, strarring Various Characters / Mr. Baker / Jonathan / .... Hugh Laurie is known for Why Didn't They Ask Evans? directed by Hugh Laurie, Will Poulter stars as Bobby Jones and Lucy Boynton as Frankie Derwent. Hugh Laurie has got 24 awards and 60 nominations so far. The most recent award Hugh Laurie achieved is Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards, UK. The upcoming new tvshow Hugh Laurie plays is All the Light We Cannot See - Season 1 which will be released on Nov 02, 2023.

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.

  • Birthday

    Jun 11, 1959
  • Place of Birth

    Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
  • Also known

    James Hugh Calum Laurie

Known For


24 wins & 60 nominations

Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards, UK
Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner - EMMA
British Independent Film Awards
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - British Independent Film Award
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