Timeline of Hugh Laurie
|Date of Birth:||1959 , June-11|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Name||James Hugh Calum Laurie|
|Birth Place/City||Blackbird Leys, Oxford, Oxfordshire|
|Profession||Actor, Author and Singer|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Famous for||House M.D., The Night Manager|
|Married to||Joanne Green (1989)|
|Education||St. Columbia's Presbyterian Chuch of England, Dragon School, Eton College, Selwyn College, Cambridge|
|Awards||Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
|Movies||Plenty, Stuart Little, Street Kings, Holmes and Watson, Tomorrowland, Mister Pip|
|TV Show||House, Catch-22, The Night Manager, Veep|
|Sisters||Susan and Janet|
|Books||The Gun Seller, The Paper Soldier|
|Albums||Let Them Talk, Didn't It Rain|
Hugh Laurie is one of the multi-talented people from the United Kingdom. He is a renowned actor, writer, and director. He has also established himself as a singer and comedian. He is also one of the members of the comedy group Fry and Laurie.
Early Life, Family & Education
Hugh Laurie was born as James Hugh Calum Laurie on June 11, 1959, in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, United Kingdom, in an upper-class family in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England of United Kingdom.
The names of his father and mother are William Laurie and Patricia Laurie respectively. He is of English nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
As for his education, he has attended Dragon School, Selwyn College, Cambridge, Eton College and the University of Cambridge.
Hugh Laurie began his professional career from 1981 while he was in the final year of his undergraduate degree. Till now, he has appeared in more than fifty movies making his acting credits up to a total of 104. He has also published several novels in his life.
Besides acting and authorship, he is also active in the musical industry. He has released two blues album titled, Let Them Talk (in 2011) and Didn't It Rain (in 2013).
He was honored as Officer of the Order of the British Empire and Commander of the Order of the British Empire due to his services to drama. He also received the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.
Hugh Laurie is a married man. He has been married to his loving wife Joanne Greene since 1989. They reportedly dated for a long time before they tied the knot. The couple had got married after the birth of their first child, son Charles Archibald Laurie, who was born in 18988.
Hugh and Joanne are also parents of two more children son William Albert Laurie, 28, and daughter Rebecca Laurie, 25.
They are still together and there is no sign of them getting a divorce. However, once the pair was on the verge of divorce due to Laurie's career but all's well that ends well.
For portraying his role in House M.D, he used to get £240,000 for each episode. According to online sources, Hugh Laurie has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars.
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Hugh Laurie facts on timeline
Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandJune 11 , 1959
Hugh Laurie was from the upper class family born as James Hugh Calum Laurie in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England of United Kingdom to Patricia Laurie and William Laurie.
Married to Joanne GreenJune 16 , 1989
Hugh Laurie is a married man. He has been married to Joanne Green from a long time. They got married in 1989. It is also said that they were in love affair before they got married and from this romantic love life also had a child in 1988.
Won Golden Globes, USA2006
Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this awards. He has also been honored with this award twice and that was for portraying his role in the television series, House.
Won Online Film & Television Association2005
He has also been honored with Online Film & Television Association several times in his life. He won this award for the first time in his life in 2005 and that was for Best Actor in a Drama Series. He also won this award the following year.
Won People's Choice Awards, USA2009
It seems like his role in the television series, House M.D. is one of the great roles he has ever played in his life. He has won several awards for portraying his role in that television series. He won this award for the first time in 2009 and that was for Favorite Male TV Star.
Won Satellite Awards2005
He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2005, he got his first nomination in Satellite Awards and that was for Outstanding Actor in a Series, Drama. He won this award from this nomination.
First child, Charles Archibald Laurie1988
His first child was born from his romantic relation with Joanne Green. Their first child was born in 1988 and it was a son and they named him Charles Archibald Laurie. He is now a famous actor in United Kingdom.
Second child, William Albert Laurie1991
He became father of this second child soon after being married with his sweet heart, Joanne Green. At the end of 1990, both of them announced that they were expecting their second child together and she gave birth to a son in January and they named him William Albert Laurie.
Third child, Rebecca Augusta LaurieSeptember 10 , 1993
Actress, Rebecca Augusta Laurie is the third child. Rebecca Augusta Laurie is popular in the United Kingdom for portraying her role in the television movie, Wit. She was born in 1993 and her mother is also his sweet heart Joanne Green.
Joined Dragon School1966
He received his formal education from Dragon School. He studied there for more than a decade and then joined Eton College. He was able to complete his school education from there. It is said that he joined Selwyn College after that.
Began his acting career1981
He began his professional career from 1981, at that time he was in his final year of his undergraduate degree. He played his first acting role that year and it was in the television series, The Cellar Tapes.
Published his first novel1996
Hugh Laurie is also a renowned writer and an author. He published his first novel in 1996 and it was titled The Gun Seller.
Released his first albumApril 18 , 2011
Besides his acting and writing career, he is also good at singing. It is also said that he began playing musical instrument since the age of six. In 2011, he released his first album and it was titled Let Them Talk. He also released his second album in 2013.