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Hugh Grant

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Hugh Grant

English actor and film produceradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1960.

Countries: United States (39%), United Kingdom (37%), (7%)

Main connections: Love Actually, Elizabeth Hurley, Colin Firth

Linked to: Chicago Sun-Times, New College, Oxford, Fulham F.C., Courtauld Institute of Art

 

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Hugh Grant was born in 1960 add something


1969

From 1969 to 1978, he attended the independent Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith on a scholarship and played 1st XV rugby, cricket and football for the school. add something

 

Estella Marie Thompson - "'Estella Marie Thompson"' , known as "'Divine Brown"', is an American former sex worker who gained public attention in 1995 when Hugh Grant, an English actor, was caught receiving oral sex from her in a car on Hollywood 's Sunset Boulevard


1978

Brij Narayan - Narayan played in the 1978 movie "Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki" and composed music for the 1988 movie "The Bengali Night" by Nicolas Klotz, which starred Hugh Grant


1979

In 1979, he won the Galsworthy scholarship to New College, Oxford where he starred in his first film, Privileged, produced by the Oxford University Film Foundation, OUFF. He studied English literature and graduated with 2:1 honours. add something


1982

Supriya Pathak - She had a minor role as Mahatma Gandhi's niece in the multi-award-winning biopic "Gandhi" and starred in the 1988 French film "The Bengali Night" alongside Hugh Grant and in "Raakh" opposite " Aamir Khan"

 

James Wilby - Wilby's first appearance on screen was in the Oxford Film Company 1982 production "Privileged" alongside Hugh Grant


1987

Grant's first leading role came in Merchant-Ivory's 1987 Edwardian drama, Maurice, adapted from E.M. Forster's novel of the same name, in which he played the homosexual Clive Durham. add something

 

In 1987, while playing Lord Byron in a Spanish production called Remando Al Viento, Grant met actress Elizabeth Hurley, who was cast in a supporting role as Byron's former lover Claire Clairmont. add something

 

Elizabeth Hurley - Hurley was a struggling actress when, in 1987, she met Hugh Grant while working on a Spanish production called "Remando Al Viento"

 

James Ivory (director) - In 1987, "Maurice" received a Silver Lion *award for Best director at the Venice Film Festival as well as Best Film Score for Richard Robbins and Best Actor *awards for co-stars James Wilby and Hugh Grant


1988

Barbie Wilde - In 1988, she wrote and presented 'The Small Screen', a film review program for the Night Network on London Weekend Television, where she interviewed actor Hugh Grant

 

Gina McKee - She made her film debut in 1988 when she had a small role in the Ken Russell film "The Lair of the White Worm" which co-starred Hugh Grant

 

Mircea Eliade - The 1988 film "The Bengali Night", directed by Nicolas Klotz and based upon the French translation of "Maitreyi", stars British actor Hugh Grant as Allan, the European character based on Eliade, while Supriya Pathak is Gayatri, a character based on Maitreyi Devi

 

Derbyshire - The 1988 film "The Lair of the White Worm" by Ken Russell, starring Hugh Grant, was filmed in Derbyshire


1990

In 1990, he made a cameo appearance in the sport/crime drama The Big Man, opposite Liam Neeson, and in which Grant assumed a Scottish accent. add something

 

Elizabeth Hurley - In the 1990s, Hurley became known as the girlfriend of Hugh Grant

 

Andie MacDowell - In the 1990s, MacDowell achieved stardom due to the box office success of the 1993 comedy by Harold Ramis, "Groundhog Day", and "Four Weddings and a Funeral" , opposite Hugh Grant


1991

In 1991, he played Julie Andrews' gay son in the ABC made-for-television film Our Sons. add something


1992

In 1992, he appeared in Roman Polanski's film Bitter Moon, portraying a fastidious and proper British tourist who is married, but finds himself enticed by the sexual hedonism of a seductive French woman and her embittered, paraplegic American husband. add something

 

Bitter Moon - "'Bitter Moon"' is a 1992 Franco-British-American erotic romantic thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Hugh Grant, Kristin_Scott_Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and Peter Coyote


1994

Released in 1994, FWAAF became the highest-grossing British film to date with a worldwide box office in excess of $244 million, making Grant an overnight international star. add something

 

In July 1994, Grant signed a two-year production deal with Castle Rock Entertainment and by October, he became founder and director of the UK-based Simian Films Limited. add something

 

Charlotte Coleman - Probably Charlotte's most internationally known role was as the endearingly kooky Scarlett in the 1994 film Four Weddings and a Funeral with Hugh Grant, Simon_Callow and Kristen Scott Thomas

 

Elizabeth Hurley - When Hugh Grant founded and became the director of Simian Films in 1994, Hurley was credited as one of the producers for the company's two Grant vehicles, "Extreme Measures" and "Mickey Blue Eyes"

 

Richard Curtis - " The 1994 film, starring Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell, was produced on a limited budget by the British production company Working Title Films


1995

On 27 June 1995, Grant was arrested in an L.A. Vice police operation not far from Sunset Boulevard for misdemeanour lewd conduct in a public place with Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown. add something

 

David Letterman - But in 1995, ratings dipped and Leno's show consistently beat Letterman's in the ratings from the time that Hugh Grant came on Leno's show after Grant's arrest for soliciting a prostitute

 

Philip Hinchcliffe - He stepped down from the producer role in 1995, after working on the feature films "An Awfully Big Adventure" starring Hugh Grant and "Total Eclipse" starring Leonardo DiCaprio, but was engaged as an Executive Producer by Scottish Television from 1998 to 2001, overseeing series including "Taggart" and the John Hannah episodes of "Rebus", and one-off dramas including "The Last Musketeer" with Robson Green

 

Estella Marie Thompson - On June 27, 1995, Thompson and British actor Hugh Grant were arrested together in Los Angeles ; Thompson was performing oral sex on the actor in his car at the time

 

Late Show with David Letterman - Leno pulled ahead on July 10, 1995, starting with a Hugh Grant interview, after Grant's much-publicized arrest for picking up an LA prostitute


1996

Grant made his debut as a film producer with the 1996 thriller Extreme Measures, a commercial and critical failure. add something

 

In 1996, Grant won substantial damages from News Ltd over what his lawyers called a "highly defamatory" article published in January 1995. add something

 

Michael Palmer (novelist) - The 1996 thriller film Extreme Measures, starring Hugh Grant, Gene_Hackman and Sarah Jessica Parker, is based on Palmer's book of the same name

 

Emma Thompson - Thompson won her next Oscar in 1996, for best adapted screenplay for her adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility", a film directed by Ang Lee, in which she played the Oscar-nominated lead role opposite Hugh Grant


1998

Emma Chambers - In 1998 Chambers took the role of Helen Yardley in the TV series "How Do You Want Me-", and 1999, she appeared in the film "Notting Hill", as Honey, the sister of Hugh Grant's character


1999

After a three year hiatus, in 1999 he paired with Julia Roberts in Notting Hill, which was brought to theatres by much of the same team that was responsible for FWAAF. This new Working Title production displaced FWAAF as the biggest British hit in the history of cinema, with earnings equalling $363 million worldwide. add something

 

Jeanne Tripplehorn - The next few years she had supporting roles in small films, including "Office Killer", "Monument Ave.", and "Sliding Doors", and well, in 1999 starred opposite Hugh Grant in British romantic comedy "Mickey Blue Eyes"


2000

In 2000, Grant joined the Supervisory Board of IM Internationalmedia AG, the powerful Munich-based film and media company. add something

 

After 13 years together, the two made "a mutual and amicable decision" to split in May 2000. add something

 

James Callis - Callis finished filming his first role in a cinema film, "Bridget Jones's Diary", alongside Renée Zellweger and Hugh Grant, in the summer of 2000 and between a few further film and TV roles went back on stage in the Soho Theatre in December 2002

 

Ruth Laredo - In 2000 Laredo appeared in a scene of Woody Allen's movie "Small Time Crooks", where Hugh Grant tries to impress Tracey Ullman by taking her to a piano recital, where Ruth Laredo is playing Rachmaninoff

 

Bridget Jones's Diary (film) - In April 2000, the leading male roles were given to Colin Firth and Hugh Grant

 

Small Time Crooks - "'Small Time Crooks"' is a 2000 American crime-comedy film directed, written, and starring Woody Allen, along with actresses Elaine May 2000 and Tracey Ullman as well as actor Hugh Grant


2001

Bridget Jones - Both novels were adapted for the big screen in 2001 and 2004, starring Renée Zellweger as Bridget Jones, and Hugh Grant and Colin Firth as the men in her life: Daniel Cleaver and Mark Darcy

 

Renee Zellweger - In 2001, Zellweger gained the prized lead role as Bridget Jones, playing alongside Hugh Grant and Colin Firth, in the British romantic comedy film "Bridget Jones's Diary," based on the 1996 novel "Bridget Jones's Diary" by Helen Fielding


2002

Grant's accent is an inheritance from his mother and, on Inside the Actors Studio in 2002, he credited her with "any acting genes that might have. add something

 

The film earned Grant his third Golden-Globe nomination, while the London Film Critics Circle named Grant its Best British Actor and GQ honoured him as one of the magazine's men of the year 2002. add something

 

Nick Hornby - Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult starred in the 2002 film version

 

Nick Hornby - After this success, "About a Boy" was quickly picked up, and released in 2002, starring Hugh Grant

 

Sandra Bullock - In 2002, she starred opposite Hugh Grant in Two Weeks Notice and in the film Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.

 

Norah Jones - Jones made a cameo appearance as herself in the 2002 movie Two Weeks Notice which starred Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock.

 

Alicia Witt - She appeared in the 2002 romantic comedy "Two Weeks Notice" starring Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock


2003

Two Weeks Notice was followed by the 2003 ensemble comedy, Love Actually, headlined by Grant as the British Prime Minister. add something

 

Lucia Moniz - Moniz's break into the international scene occurred in 2003 when she played the role of Aurélia in the movie "Love Actually", taking her place among a stellar cast that included Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Alan_Rickman, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson and Rodrigo Santoro


2004

In 2004, Grant reprised his role as Daniel Cleaver for a small part in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, which, like its predecessor, made more than $262 million commercially. add something

 

In 2004, he began dating Jemima Khan under the intense scrutiny of British tabloids. add something


2006

Grant decided to let go of his agent in 2006, ending a 10-year relationship with CAA. Besides proudly proclaiming in interviews to have never listened to external views on his career, he stated that he does not require the hand-holding an agent provides. add something

 

Ferenc Gyurcsany - During the 2006 general election campaign, a video appeared where Gyurcsány danced as Hugh Grant in "Love Actually"


2007

A 2007 Vogue profile of Grant referred to him as a man with a "professionally misanthropic mystique. add something

 

In 2007, Grant starred opposite Drew Barrymore in a parody of pop culture and the music industry called Music and Lyrics. add something

 

Three years later, in February 2007, Grant's publicist announced that the couple had "decided to split amicably. add something

 

In April 2007, Grant was arrested on allegations of assault made by paparazzo Ian Whittaker. add something

 

On 27 April 2007, Grant accepted undisclosed damages from the Associated Newspapers over claims made about his relationships with his former girlfriends in three separate tabloid articles, which were published in the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday on 18, 21 and 24 February. add something

 

Haley Bennett - Haley made her film debut as the pop music singer Cora Corman in the 2007 romantic comedy "Music and Lyrics", alongside Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore

 

The Persuaders! - In 2007 Hugh Grant and George Clooney were later announced as the stars with Stiller attached as producer

 

DMG Media - On 27 April 2007, Associated Newspapers was ordered to pay undisclosed damages to Hugh Grant


2008

He is a supporter of Marie Curie Cancer Care, whose Great Daffodil Appeal he promoted in March 2008. add something


2009

In 2009, Grant starred opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in the romantic comedy Did You Hear About the Morgans?, which was a commercial as well as a critical failure. add something


2011

In 2011, Grant reportedly turned down the starring role in Chuck Lorre's Two and a Half Men re-boot, replacing Charlie Sheen's vacated role. add something

 

Mullan, former journalist and paparazzo for News of the World. add something

 

Grant became something of a spokesman against Murdoch's News Corporation, culminating in a bravura performance on &BBC_television (BBC_Television)'s Question Time in July 2011. add something

 

In November 2011, it was announced that Grant had become a father to a baby girl, Tabitha, earlier that autumn. add something


2012

However, in 2012, Grant played several non-comedic cameo roles in the epic drama film "Cloud Atlas", an experience he has spoken positively of add something

 

In an interview on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in April 2012, Grant revealed that his daughter's Chinese name is Xiao Xi, meaning "happy surprise" add something

 

The Pirates - Released on 28 March 2012, and directed by Peter Lord, the film features the voices of Hugh Grant, Martin_Freeman, David Tennant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, and Imelda Staunton

 

The Rewrite - In October 2012, actor Hugh Grant was cast in the film's starring role


2013

In February 2013, Grant announced that they had recently welcomed a son named Felix Chang add something

 

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (film) - On August 8, 2013, Hugh Grant joined the cast as Alexander Waverly, the head of United Network Command for Law and Enforcement

 

Love Actually - In September 2013, David Cameron made a speech in reply to Russia's comment that Britain was a small insignificant country which drew comparisons with Hugh Grant's speech during the film


2014

In January 2014, reports revealed Hugh Grant fathered a child with Swedish television producer Anna Elisabet Eberstein in September 2012 add something


2015

In the 2015 election, Grant endorsed two Labour candidates: Tom Watson , and his former agent, Michael Foster add something

 

In the 2015 election, Grant expressed support for prominent Liberal Democrat figure Danny Alexander and later hosted a dinner for the Liberal Democrats, in which he met the winner of a draw of donors to the Liberal Democrats add something

 

In September 2015, Grant and Silberstein announced they are expecting their second child together; Hugh's fourth add something

 

Grant and Eberstein had a second child in December 2015 add something


2016

Simon Helberg - In 2016 Helberg starred alongside Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in Florence Foster Jenkins, directed by Stephen Frears

 

Katia Elizarova - In October 2016, Elizarova appeared in "Bridget Jones's Baby", playing the role of Hugh Grant's character Daniel Clever's glamorous ex


2018

On 5 February 2018, Mirror Group Newspapers apologised for its actions towards Grant other celebrities calling the affair "morally wrong" add something

 

Elizabeth Hurley let slip in March 2018 that Hugh had had another child with Anna, date and gender unknown add something

 

In May of 2018 it was revealed that Grant and Eberstein had become engaged, and were likely to marry at the end of that month, which, they did on 25 May 2018 add something