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Hugh Grant is known as a British actor. He is most famous for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral and Bridget Jones's Diary.

Background and Age

Hugh John Mungo Grant was born on September 9, 1960 in London, England. Hugh Grant studied English at Oxford, before seeking a career in theater. He worked as a publicizing copywriter before shaping and creating his very own comedy troupe, the Jockeys of Norfolk.

Married, Wife and Kids

Hugh Grant has been in a couple of long haul relationships however never married. He dated model Elizabeth Hurley from 1986 to 2000 and the former couple established Simian Films together. He dated socialite beneficiary Jemima Khan for a long time.

He dated restaurant master Tinglan Hong who brought forth two of his children. They had a little girl named Tabitha and a son named Felix. He started seeing Swedish TV producer Anna Eberstein after breaking up with Hong. Anna became the mother of three of Hugh's children.

Career and Net Worth

Hugh Grant's initial movies include his 1982 screen debut in Privileged and 1992's Bitter Moon. A lot of his initial work went unnoticed until he appeared in James Ivory's Maurice, which won him a Best Actor grant at the Venice Film Festival. It wasn't until the arrival of the hit comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral in 1994 that the attractive actor turned out to be globally known. The beguiling performance earned Hugh Grant a Best Actor Golden Globe.

In 1995, just before the actor's U.S. film debut, Nine Months with Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant was arrested for participating in a vulgar demonstration in a vehicle with Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown. The outrage and his mug shot flowed through media outlets. It was trailed by a humble statement of regret on The Tonight Show to then-sweetheart Elizabeth Hurley.

The incident did little to crash Hugh Grant's career. He appeared in a few effective movies later including the Ang Lee-helmed Sense and Sensibility in 1995. He was reestablished as one of Hollywood's most enchanting men when he came back to lighthearted comedy with 1999's Notting Hill with Julia Roberts. That same year he featured in the mafia comedy Mickey Blue Eyes. 2001's Bridget Jones' Diary with Renee Zellweger, 2002's About a Boy based on the book by Nick Hornby, and 2003's Love Actually played to Hugh's comedic qualities.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Grant was nominated for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie because of his performance on A Very English Scandal.

Date modified: May 31, 2020
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