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Hugh Grant

Actor and Film Producer
Male
Born Sep 9, 1960

Hugh John Mungo Grant is an English actor and film producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César. His films have earned more than $2.4 billion from 25 theatrical releases worldwide. Grant achieved international stardom after appearing in Richard Curtis's sleeper hit Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Hugh Grant.

CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born on September 9, 1960.
1969 8 Years Old Grant started his education at Hogarth Primary School in Chiswick but then moved to St Peter's Primary School in Hammersmith, Grant was educated at 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. … Read More

TEENAGE

1979 18 Years Old 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, OUFF. … Read More

TWENTIES

1990 29 Years Old In 1990, he made a cameo appearance in the sport/crime drama The Big Man, opposite Liam Neeson, and in which Grant assumed a Scottish accent. … Read More

THIRTIES

1991 30 Years Old In 1991, he played Julie Andrews' gay son in the ABC made-for-television film Our Sons.
1992 31 Years Old In 1992, he appeared in Roman Polanski's film Bitter Moon, portraying a fastidious and proper British tourist who is married, but finds himself enticed by the sexual hedonism of a seductive French woman and her embittered, paraplegic American husband. … Read More
1994 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Released in 1994, FWAAF became the highest-grossing British film to date with a worldwide box office in excess of $244 million, making Grant an overnight international star. … Read More
1995 34 Years Old Grant was one of the choices to play James Bond in 1995's GoldenEye, but eventually lost out to Pierce Brosnan. … Read More
1996 35 Years Old Grant made his debut as a film producer with the 1996 thriller Extreme Measures, a commercial and critical failure.
1999 38 Years Old After a three-year hiatus, in 1999 he paired with Julia Roberts in Notting Hill, which was brought to theatres by much of the same team that was responsible for Four Weddings and a Funeral. … Read More
2000 39 Years Old 1 More Event
While promoting Woody Allen's Small Time Crooks on NBC's The Today Show in 2000, Grant told host Matt Lauer, "It's my millennium of bastards".

FORTIES

2002 - 2004 3 More Events
2006 45 Years Old Grant dropped his agent in 2006, ending a 10-year relationship with CAA. … Read More
In 2007, Grant starred opposite Drew Barrymore in a parody of pop culture and the music industry called Music and Lyrics. … Read More
2009 48 Years Old In 2009, Grant starred opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in the romantic comedy Did You Hear About the Morgans?, which was a commercial as well as a critical failure. … Read More

FIFTIES

In April 2011 Grant published an article in the New Statesman entitled "The Bugger, Bugged" about a conversation (following an earlier encounter) with Paul McMullan, former journalist and paparazzo for News of the World. … Read More
2012 51 Years Old Grant had his second child born in September 2012 with Swedish television producer Anna Elisabet Eberstein.
2013 52 Years Old He has since reunited with Hong with whom he had this third child, Felix, in 2013.
2015 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2015 election, Grant expressed support for prominent Liberal Democrat figure Danny Alexander and later hosted a dinner for the Liberal Democrats, in which he met the winner of a draw of donors to the Liberal Democrats. … Read More
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