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Hugh Grant

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hugh John Mungo Grant (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor and film producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César. His movies have also earned more than $2.4 billion from 25 theatrical releases worldwide. Grant achieved international stardom after appearing in Richard Curtis's sleeper hit Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). He used this breakthrough role as a frequent cinematic persona during the 1990s to deliver comic performances in mainstream films like Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Notting Hill (1999). By the turn of the century, he had established himself as a leading man skilled with a satirical comic talent. Since the 2000s, Grant has expanded his oeuvre with critically acclaimed turns as a cad in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), About A Boy (2002), Love Actually (2003), and American Dreamz (2006). Within the film industry, Grant is cited as an anti-movie star who approaches his roles like a character actor, with the ability to make acting look effortless. Hallmarks of his comic skills include a nonchalant touch of irony/sarcasm and studied physical mannerisms as well as his precisely-timed dialogue delivery and facial expressions. The entertainment media's coverage of Grant's life off the big screen has often overshadowed his work as a thespian. He has been vocal about his disrespect for the profession of acting, his disdain towards the culture of celebrity, and hostility towards the media. In a career spanning 20 years, Grant has repeatedly claimed that acting is not a true calling but just a job he fell into. Description above from the Wikipedia article Hugh Grant, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 9, 1960 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
65
First Appeared:
In the movie Lackered Box 1932-07-15
Latest Project:
Movie Bridget Jones's Baby 2016-09-14
Known For
Poster of About a Boy
Poster of Who's the Boss?
Poster of A J Wentworth, BA
Poster of CHiPs
Filmography
Movie Bridget Jones's Baby Daniel Cleaver 2016-09-14
Movie Florence Foster Jenkins St. Clair Bayfield 2016-05-06
Movie The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Waverly 2015-08-13
Movie A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman Himself 2015-12-26
Movie The Rewrite Keith Michaels 2014-06-15
Movie Cloud Atlas Rev. Giles Horrox / Hotel Heavy / Lloyd Hooks / Denholme Cavendish / Seer Rhee / Kona Chief 2012-10-26
Movie The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! Pirate Captain (voice) 2012-03-12
Movie Girlfriend in a Coma Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 2012-11-26
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Did You Hear About the Morgans? Paul Morgan 2009-12-17
Series Rad van Fortuin Elias Finn 2009-10-11
Movie Music and Lyrics Alex Fletcher 2007-02-09
Movie American Dreamz Martin Tweed 2006-03-04
Movie Lease Wife Unknown 2006-03-17
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Housewarming Le nouveau voisin 2005-06-01
Movie Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Daniel Cleaver 2004-11-10
Movie Two Weeks Notice George Wade 2002-12-19
Movie About a Boy Will 2002-04-26
Series Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Movie Small Time Crooks David 2000-05-19
Movie Mickey Blue Eyes Michael Felgate 1999-08-16
Movie Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death The Doctor 1999-03-26
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Robbie the Reindeer - Hooves of Fire Blitzen (voice) 1999-12-25
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Night Train to Venice Martin 1996-07-19
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Extreme Measures Dr. Guy Luthan 1996-09-27
Movie Nine Months Samuel Faulkner 1995-07-12
Movie The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain Reginald Anson 1995-05-12
Movie An Awfully Big Adventure Meredith Potter 1995-07-21
Movie Sense and Sensibility Edward Ferrars 1995-12-13
Movie A.P.E.X. Unknown 1994-02-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Sirens Anthony Campion 1993-10-01
Movie The Changeling Alsemero 1993-12-11
Movie The Remains of the Day Reginald Cardinal 1993-11-05
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Bitter Moon Nigel 1992-09-02
Movie Our Sons James 1991-05-19
Movie The Trials of Oz Richard Neville 1991-11-09
Movie The Big Man Gordon 1990-08-31
Movie Champagne Charlie Charles Heidsieck 1989-04-12
Movie The Lady and the Highwayman Lord Lucius Vyne 1989-01-22
Movie Rowing with the Wind 1988-01-01
Movie The Dawning 1988-06-08
Movie The Lair of the White Worm Lord James D'Ampton 1988-09-14
Movie Maurice Clive Durham 1987-09-18
Movie White Mischief Hugh 1987-11-30
Series Ladies in Charge Gerald Boughton-Green 1986-05-06
Series Designing Women Charles 1986-09-29
Series A Very Peculiar Practice Unknown 1986-05-21
Series The Last Place on Earth Cherry-Garrard 1985-02-18
Series Who's the Boss? Daniel Cleaver 1984-09-20
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series A J Wentworth, BA The Prime Minister 1982-07-12
Series Lewis & Clark Frederic Chopin 1981-10-29
Series CHiPs William Thacker 1977-09-15
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Movie Lackered Box Bruno de Lancel 1932-07-15