Hugh Grant Biography
Hugh Grant (Hugh John Mungo Grant) was born on 9th September 1960 in London, United Kingdom. He is an English actor and film producer.
Hugh Grant started his education at Hogarth Primary School in Chiswick but then moved to St Peter’s Primary School in Hammersmith, Grant was then educated at an independent prep school Wetherby School. 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.
In 1979, Grant won the Galsworthy scholarship to New College, Oxford, where he starred in his first film, Privileged, produced by the Oxford University Film Foundation. He read English and graduated with 2:1 honours.
Hugh Grant received an offer from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London to pursue a PhD in the history of art, but decided not to take the offer because he failed to secure a grant. Viewing acting as nothing more than a creative outlet, he joined the Oxford University Dramatic Society and starred in a successful touring production of Twelfth Night.
After making his debut as Hughie Grant in the Oxford-financed Privileged (1982), Grant dabbled in a variety of jobs, such as working as an assistant groundsman at Fulham Football Club, tutoring, writing comedy sketches for TV shows, and working for Talkback Productions to write and produce radio commercials for products such as Mighty White bread and Red Stripe lager. To obtain his Equity card, he joined the Nottingham Playhouse, a regional theatre. He created his own comedy revue called The Jockeys of Norfolk, a name taken from Shakespeare’s Richard III, with friends Chris Lang and Andy Taylor.
Hugh Grant’s first leading film role came in Merchant-Ivory’s Edwardian drama Maurice (1987), adapted from E. M. Forster’s novel. By the turn of the 21st century, Grant had established himself as a leading man, skilled with a satirical comic talent. Grant has expanded his oeuvre with critically acclaimed turns as a cad in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), About a Boy (2002), and American Dreamz (2006). Grant later played against type with multiple roles in the epic sci-fi drama film, Cloud Atlas (2012). He is also known for appearing in period pieces such as The Remains of the Day (1993), Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Florence Foster Jenkins (2016). Most recently, Grant received critical acclaim for his turns as Phoenix Buchanan, an antagonist in Paddington 2 and as Jeremy Thorpe in BBC One miniseries A Very English Scandal.
Hugh Grant Age
Hugh Grant was born on 9th September 1960 at Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith, London. He is the second son of Fynvola Susan MacLean who was born on 11 October 1933 in Wickham, Hampshire and died in July 2001 in Hounslow, London, at the age of 67, 18 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and Captain James Murray Grant who was born in 1929.
Hugh Grant Wife
Hugh Grant wed the mother of three of his children, Swedish TV producer, Anna Eberstein on May 25, 2018 before close family members at Chelsea registry office, just a short distance from their West London home.
In 2012, Grant said he was “not a massive believer in marriage.” In August 2016, Grant claimed the secret to a happy marriage was having affairs.
“Do I think human beings are meant to be in 40-year-long monogamous, faithful relationships? … No,” Grant told US radio host Howard Stern.
“Whoever said they were? Only the Bible or something. No one’s ever said that that’s a good idea.”
He argued that marriage brings out “possessiveness, ownership and jealousy” in a spouse, adding: “I think there’s something unromantic about marriage. You’re closing yourself off.”
Hugh Grant Girlfriend
Hugh Grant had a string of high profile relationships before meeting Ms Eberstein, a retail director, in a bar. Best known was his 13-year romance with Liz Hurley, who remains one of his closest friends. Also with a Chinese receptionist Tinglan Hong with whom he has two children together.
Hugh Grant Children
Hugh Grant has had five children in the last seven years, two of them with Chinese receptionist Tinglan Hong. Four months after the birth of his eldest daughter Tabitha, in September 2011, Grant was expecting another baby with Ms Eberstein. Three months later, it emerged that Miss Hong was pregnant by the actor again, this time with their son, Felix. Miss Eberstein had a son, John, in September 2012, a daughter in December 2015 and a third baby earlier 2018.
Hugh Grant Daughter
Hugh Grant’s eldest daughter Tabitha with Tinglan Hong was born in September 2011. The daughter’s Chinese name is Xiao Xi, meaning “happy surprise”. His other daughter with Anna Eberstein was born in December 2015.
Hugh Grant Children Photos
Hugh Grant New Movie
Hugh Grant’s new movie Paddington 2
Hugh Grant Son
Hugh Grant has two sons Felix Chang Hong Grant who was born on 16th February 2013 and John Mungo Grant who was born in September 2012
Hugh Grant Family
Hugh Grant’s father was an officer in the Seaforth Highlanders for eight years in Malaya and Germany. He ran a carpet firm, pursued hobbies such as golf and painting watercolours, and raised his family in Chiswick, west London, where the Grants lived next to Arlington Park Mansions on Sutton Lane.
In September 2006, a collection of Capt. Grant’s paintings was hosted by the John Martin Gallery in a charity exhibition, organised by his son, called “James Grant: 30 Years of Watercolours.” His mother worked as a schoolteacher and taught Latin, French and music for more than 30 years in the state schools of west London.
Hugh Grant’s grandfather, Colonel James Murray Grant, DSO was decorated for bravery and leadership at Saint-Valery-en-Caux during World War II. Genealogist Antony Adolph has described Grant’s family history as “a colourful Anglo-Scottish tapestry of warriors, empire-builders and aristocracy.” A few of his notable ancestors include William Drummond, 4th Viscount Strathallan, Dr. James Stewart, John Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl, Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Sir Evan Nepean, and a sister of former Prime Minister Spencer Perceval.
Hugh Grant Tabitha Grant
Hugh Grant has a daughter Tabitha Grant who was born on September 2011.Her chinese name is Chinese name is Xiao Xi, meaning “happy surprise”.
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Hugh Grant Net Worth
Hugh Grant has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Hugh Grant Movies – Hugh Grant Films
- 2003: Love Actually
- 1999: Notting Hill
- 1994: Four Weddings and a Funeral
- 2001: Bridget Jones’s Diary
- 2016: Florence Foster Jenkins
- 2007: Music and Lyrics
- 2002: About a Boy
- 2002: Two Weeks Notice
- 1995: Sense and Sensibility
- 1987: Maurice
- 2004: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
- 2009: Did You Hear About the Morgans?
- 1999: Mickey Blue Eyes
- 2014: The Rewrite
- 1995: Nine Months
- 2012: Cloud Atlas
- 2015: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
- 1992: Bitter Moon
- 1993: The Remains of the Day
- 1995: The Englishman Who Went up a Hill but Came down a Mountain
- 1996: Extreme Measures
- 2006: American Dreamz
- 2000: Small Time Crooks
- 1988: The Lair of the White Worm
- 1991: Impromptu
- 1995: An Awfully Big Adventure
- 2012: The Pirates! Band of Misfits
- 1987: White Mischief
- 2017: Paddington 2
- 1988: Rowing with the Wind
- 1993: Night Train to Venice
- 1988: The Dawning
- 1982: Privileged
- 1988: The Bengali Night
- 1989: The Lady and the Highwayman
- 1989: Champagne Charlie
- 1991: Our Sons
- 1990: The Big Man
- 1993: Sirens
- 2017: Red Nose Day Actually
- Hooves of Fire
- 1999: Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death
- 1995: Restoration
- 2005: Housewarming
- The Trials of Oz
- 2012: So You Want to Be a Pirate!
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