Hugh Laurie : Dr. Gregory House
Date Of Birth: June 11th, 1959 Hometown: Oxford, England
On the big screen, Laurie is in the 20th Century Fox release “Flight of the Phoenix” opposite Dennis Quaid. Other film credits include “Peter's Friends,” directed and co-starring Kenneth Branagh; “Sense and Sensibility” with Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet; “Cousin Bette” with Jessica Lange; “The Man in the Iron Mask”; “101 Dalmatians”l and the “Stuart Little” movies with Geena Davis.
On American television, Laurie portrayed Vincente Minnelli opposite Judy Davis in the network telefilm “Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.” He also appeared in “Tracey Takes On…” and “Friends.”
In addition to acting, Laurie has directed television programs and commercials, composed and recorded numerous original songs and written articles for London's The Daily Telegraph newspaper. Four volumes of “A Bit of Fry and Laurie” scripts have been published by Mandarin, and his first novel, “The Gun Seller,” was published in both the UK and the U.S. to critical acclaim and has been adapted into a screenplay.
Laurie’s performance as “Dr. Gregory House” has garnered him two Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. He has twice been honored by the Television Critics Association with TCA Awards for Individual Achievement in Drama.
While filming HOUSE, Laurie lives in Los Angeles.