Hugh Laurie Biography
Hugh Laurie was born on June 11, 1959 in Blackbird Leys, Oxfordshire, England. He is an English actor, writer, director and singer. Similarly, he first rose to fame through his performance in Fry and Laurie with his friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry. Laurie then appeared in comedy series Blackadder and films such Sense and Sensibility, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers and Stuart Little.
He is also famous for his title role in medical drama series House which aired from 2004 to 2012. Moreover, he also won two Golden Globe Awards for the role in series. Likewise, he played main role as Dr. Eldon Chance in the Hulu series Chance (2016–2017).
Besides her acting career, he is also a singer as he has released two blues albums, Let Them Talk in 2011 and Didn’t It Rain in 2013.
Regarding his family, his father’s name is Ran Laurie whereas his mother’s name is Patricia Laurie. Additionally, he has an older brother, Charles Laurie and two older sisters, Susan and Janet.
Laurie stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 94 Kg. Likewise, he has 42 inches of chest, 39 inches of waist and 14 inches of biceps.
Furthermore, he has light brown hair and blue eyes.
Laurie is in a long marital relationship with theatre administrator Jo Green. The couple tied the knot on 16 June 1989 in Camden, London. The couple also has three children: sons Charles born in 1988 and William born in 1991 and daughter Rebecca born in 1993.
He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
- Full Name: James Hugh Calum Laurie
- Profession: Actor, Writer, Director, Singer
- Age: 60
- Birth Date: June 11, 1959
- Birth Place: Blackbird Leys, Oxfordshire, England
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Nationality: British
- Father’s Name: Ran Laurie
- Mother’s Name: Patricia Laurie
- Height: 6 feet 2 inches
- Weight: 94 Kg
- Chest Size: 42 inches
- Waist Size: 39 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Eye Color: Blue
- Net Worth: $40 million