Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie

The Biography

eBook - 2011
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A biography of the Golden Globe-winning actor behind Dr. Gregory House From Blackadder to A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Jeeves and Wooster to House, Hugh Laurie has entertained millions in a career spanning three decades, and here is his story. This biography covers his early years--born in Oxford, where his father, WGRM "Ran" Laurie, was a doctor who won a gold medal in the coxless pairs at the 1948 Olympics. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps as a rower at Cambridge, but when he was forced to hang up his oars he joined the famous Cambridge Footlights and there began a career in come.
Publisher: Chicago : John Blake, 2011.
ISBN: 9781843586616
1843586614
Characteristics: 1 online resource (305 p.)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Prologue: 'This is the sort of strong American actor I'm looking for!'; PART 1: From Cambridge to Wodehouse and beyond; PART 2: Losing's Hugh's virginity but finding Laurie's mind; PART 3: 'Is there the son of a doctor in the House?'; Appendix: Interesting facts; Filmography.
Summary: A biography of the Golden Globe-winning actor behind Dr. Gregory House From Blackadder to A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Jeeves and Wooster to House, Hugh Laurie has entertained millions in a career spanning three decades, and here is his story. This biography covers his early years--born in Oxford, where his father, WGRM "Ran" Laurie, was a doctor who won a gold medal in the coxless pairs at the 1948 Olympics. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps as a rower at Cambridge, but when he was forced to hang up his oars he joined the famous Cambridge Footlights and there began a career in come.

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