Hugh Laurie


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Hugh was born in Oxford, England on June 11, 1959, to Patricia (Laidlaw) and William George Ranald Mundell "Ran" Laurie, a doctor, both of Scottish descent. He was educated at Eton and Cambridge. Son of an Olympic gold medalist in the sport, he rowed for the England youth team (1977) and for Cambridge (1980). He met Emma Thompson at Cambridge in ... See full bio »

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House Dr. Gregory House
(2004-2012)
(2015)
Stuart Little Mr. Little
(1999)

Filmography

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  The Canterville Ghost (pre-production)
The Grim Reaper
 2020 Roadkill (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Peter Laurence
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... Peter Laurence
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... Peter Laurence
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Peter Laurence
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... Peter Laurence
 2020 Avenue 5 (TV Series)
Ryan Clark
- Eight Arms But No Hands (2020) ... Ryan Clark
- This Is Physically Hurting Me (2020) ... Ryan Clark
- Are You a Spider, Matt? (2020) ... Ryan Clark
- Was It Your Ears? (2020) ... Ryan Clark
 2019 Catch-22 (TV Mini-Series)
Major de Coverley
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... Major de Coverley
- Episode 2 (2019) ... Major de Coverley
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Major de Coverley
 2015-2019 Veep (TV Series)
Tom James
- Veep (2019) ... Tom James
- South Carolina (2019) ... Tom James
- Pledge (2019) ... Tom James
- Discovery Weekend (2019) ... Tom James
- Iowa (2019) ... Tom James
 2018 Holmes & Watson
Mycroft (uncredited)
 2018 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
John Lennon
- Chadwick Boseman/Strangest Things (2018) ... John Lennon
 2016-2017 Chance (TV Series)
Eldon Chance / Chance
- Especially If You Run Away (2017) ... Chance
- A Madness of Two (2017) ... Chance
- Define Normal (2017) ... Chance
- Treasures in Jars of Clay (2017) ... Eldon Chance
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Series)
Richard Roper
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Richard Roper
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Richard Roper
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Richard Roper
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Richard Roper
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Richard Roper
 2015 Tomorrowland
Nix
 2014 LittleBigPlanet 3 (Video Game)
Newton (voice)
 2012 Mr. Pip
Mr. Watts
 2012 Shrek's Thrilling Tales (Video short)
Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
 2004-2012 House (TV Series)
Dr. Gregory House
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... Dr. Gregory House
- Holding On (2012) ... Dr. Gregory House
- Post Mortem (2012) ... Dr. Gregory House
- The C Word (2012) ... Dr. Gregory House
- Body and Soul (2012) ... Dr. Gregory House
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Steve (voice)
 2011 The Oranges
David
 2011 Hop
E.B.'s Dad (voice)
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Roger
- Treehouse of Horror XXI (2010) ... Roger (voice, as Hugh 'Struck by a' Lorry)
 2001-2009 Family Guy (TV Series)
Dr. Gregory House / Bar Patron
- Business Guy (2009) ... Dr. Gregory House (voice)
- One If by Clam, Two If by Sea (2001) ... Bar Patron (voice)
 2009 Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (TV Short)
Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
 2009 B.O.B.'s Big Break (Video short)
Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens
Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
 2008 Street Kings
Captain James Biggs
 2005 The Big Empty (Short)
Doctor #5
 2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (Video)
Mr. Little (voice)
 2005 Valiant
Gutsy (voice)
 2004 The Tale of Jack Frost (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
Professor
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Professor
 2003 The Young Visiters (TV Movie)
Lord Bernard Clark
 2003 MechaNick (TV Series)
Narrator
- Flying High (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
- Mud Glorious Mud (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
- Stretch Limo (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
- Traffic Jam (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
- Moose Gets Stuck (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003 Fortysomething (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Slippery
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Paul Slippery
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Paul Slippery
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Paul Slippery
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Paul Slippery
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Paul Slippery
 2003 Stuart Little (TV Series)
Mr. Frederick Little
- A Little Vacation (2003) ... Mr. Frederick Little (voice)
- A Little Bit Country (2003) ... (voice)
- No Job Is Too Little (2003) ... Mr. Frederick Little (voice)
- A Little Too Fast (2003) ... Mr. Frederick Little (voice)
 2002 Dragans of New York (TV Movie)
 2002 Lost in the Snow (Video short)
Teddy (voice)
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Mr. Little
 2002 Spooks (TV Series)
Jools Siviter
- The Rose Bed Memoirs (2002) ... Jools Siviter (uncredited)
- Traitor's Gate (2002) ... Jools Siviter (uncredited)
 2001 Second Star to the Left (TV Short)
Archie (voice)
 2001 Girl from Rio
Raymond
 2001 The Piano Tuner (Short)
Charles
 2001 Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Mini-Series)
Vincente Minnelli
- Part II (2001) ... Vincente Minnelli
- Part I (2001) ... Vincente Minnelli
 2000 Lounge Act (Short) (voice)
 2000 Dominion (TV Series)
Freleng
 2000 Preston Pig (TV Series)
Mr. Wolf (2000) (voice)
 2000 Maybe Baby
Sam Bell
 2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Dr. Lawyer
- Mental Apparition Disorder (2000) ... Dr. Lawyer
 2000 The Journal of Edwin Carp (Short)
Edwin Carp (voice)
 2000 Little Grey Rabbit (TV Series)
Hare (voice)
 1999 Santa's Last Christmas (TV Short)
Geoffrey the Seagull (voice)
 1999 The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (TV Movie)
French Ambassador
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short)
Viscount George Bufton-Tufton / Georgius
 1999 Stuart Little
Mr. Little
 1999 Carnivale
Cenzo (voice)
 1998 Cousin Bette
Hector
 1998 Friends (TV Series)
The Gentleman on the Plane
- The One with Ross's Wedding: Part 2 (1998) ... The Gentleman on the Plane
 1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Harrap
- Good Faith: Part 1 (1998) ... Harrap
 1998/I The Man in the Iron Mask
King's Advisor
 1997 I'd Like a Word with You (Video)
Ethelred the Unready
 1997 The Place of Lions (TV Movie)
Steve Harris
 1997 Treasure Island (Video)
Squire Trelawney (voice)
 1997 Spice World
Poirot
 1997 The Borrowers
Police Officer Steady
 1997 The Ugly Duckling
Tarquin (voice)
 1996 The Snow Queen's Revenge
Peeps (voice)
 1996 The Adventures of Toad (TV Movie)
Toad (voice)
 1996 101 Dalmatians
Jasper
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Jerry Bryce
- The Body Politic (1996) ... Jerry Bryce
 1996 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Mr. Abercrombie
- The Day They Took Gnasher Away (1996) ... Mr. Abercrombie (voice)
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Timothy 'Timmy' Bugge / Timothy Bugge
- Death (1996) ... Timothy 'Timmy' Bugge
- Royalty (1996) ... Timothy 'Timmy' Bugge
- Romance (1996) ... Timothy Bugge (uncredited)
 1995 The Adventures of Mole (TV Movie)
Toad (voice)
 1995 Sense and Sensibility
Mr. Palmer
 1995 The Snow Queen
Peeps (voice)
 1995 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series)
Johnny Town-Mouse
- The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town-Mouse (1995) ... Johnny Town-Mouse (voice)
 1995 Look at the State We're In! (TV Mini-Series)
Director / Sir Michael Jaffa
- The Status Quo (1995) ... Director / Sir Michael Jaffa
- Nanny Knows Best (1995) ... Director / Sir Michael Jaffa
- Legal System (1995) ... Director / Sir Michael Jaffa
- Local Government (1995) ... Director / Sir Michael Jaffa
- Secrecy (1995) ... Director / Sir Michael Jaffa
 1987-1995 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #4.7 (1995) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.6 (1995) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.5 (1995) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.4 (1995) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.3 (1995) ... Various Characters
 1993 All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-Series)
Leo Hopkins
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Leo Hopkins
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Leo Hopkins
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Leo Hopkins
 1993 The Legends of Treasure Island (TV Series)
Squire Trelawney
- The Beginning of the End (1993) ... Squire Trelawney (voice)
- The Fountain of Truth (1993) ... Squire Trelawney (voice)
- The Merman Prince (1993) ... Squire Trelawney (voice)
- The Labyrinth (1993) ... Squire Trelawney (voice)
- Now You See Me (1993) ... Squire Trelawney (voice)
 1993 It's Your Choice: Selection Skills for Managers (Video short)
Ethelred the Unready
 1992 Peter's Friends
Roger
 1992 Annie Lennox: Walking on Broken Glass (Video short)
Prince George
 1992 White Bear's Secret (TV Movie)
Owl (voice)
 1991 Brown Bear's Wedding (TV Movie)
Owl / Mice (voice)
 1989 Blackadder Goes Forth (TV Series)
Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
- Goodbyeee (1989) ... Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
- General Hospital (1989) ... Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
- Private Plane (1989) ... Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
- Major Star (1989) ... Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
- Corporal Punishment (1989) ... Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
 1989 Strapless
Colin
 1989 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Haltemprice Bunker (1989) ... Waiter
 1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Princes Regent / Pigmot
 1988 Les Girls (TV Series)
Mr. Mott
- Flowers (1988) ... Mr. Mott
 1988 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years (TV Short)
Roundhead with Cromwell (uncredited)
 1987 Blackadder the Third (TV Series)
The Prince Regent, their master
- Duel and Duality (1987) ... The Prince Regent, their master (as Mr. Hugh Laurie)
- Amy and Amiability (1987) ... The Prince Regent, their master (as Mr. Hugh Laurie)
- Sense and Senility (1987) ... The Prince Regent, their master (as Mr. Hugh Laurie)
- Nob and Nobility (1987) ... The Prince Regent, their master (as Mr. Hugh Laurie)
- Ink and Incapability (1987) ... The Prince Regent, their master (as Mr. Hugh Laurie)
 1987 The Laughing Prisoner (TV Movie)
Assistant
 1987 Up Line (TV Movie)
Howard Caprice
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
N'Bend
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... N'Bend
 1986 Girls on Top (TV Series)
Tom
- Big Snogs (1986) ... Tom
 1986 Kate Bush: Experiment IV (Video short)
Assistant 2
 1986 Blackadder II (TV Series)
Prince Ludwig / Simon Partridge
- Chains (1986) ... Prince Ludwig
- Beer (1986) ... Simon Partridge
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Jim
- Reunion (1985) ... Jim
- Edith (1985) ... Jim
 1985 Mrs. Capper's Birthday (TV Movie)
Bobby
 1985 Plenty
Michael
 1983-1984 Alfresco (TV Series)
Various Characters / Mr. Baker / Jonathan / ...
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.5 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.3 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.2 (1984) ... Various Characters
 1984 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Lord Monty
- Bambi (1984) ... Lord Monty
 1983 Keep Off the Grass (Short)
Man with Silly Hat
 1983 The Crystal Cube (TV Movie)
Max Belhaven / Various Roles
 1982 There's Nothing to Worry About! (TV Series)
Alan / Film Narrator / Taxi Driver / ...
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Alan / Film Narrator / Taxi Driver / ...
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Wally #3 / Ad Exec / Flower Seller / ...
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Mr. Gannet / DJ / David
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (133 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (39 credits)

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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 12 Interviews | 14 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Fry and Laurie | Mr. Hugh Laurie | Hugh 'Struck by a' Lorry

Height:

6' 2¾" (1.9 m)
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[on what he misses about England] The buildings and the cruelty. They're very harsh people, the British: hard to impress, very tough on each other, but I rather like that. It's not that the British are more honest - you're just under no illusion with them. L.A. runs on optimism, enthusiasm and flattery. I think you can go a little bit crazy. I've heard people say there's a limit to the number of ... See more »

Trivia:

He was a member of the Cambridge Footlights Revue and in 1981, along with Stephen Fry, Tony Slattery, Emma Thompson, Penny Dwyer and Paul Shearer, he became the winner of the first ever Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. See more »

Trademark:

Fluent American accent from House (2004) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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