(biography, photos, videos) Hugh John Mungo Grant
Hugh Grant: biography
Hugh Grant born September 9 1960 in a London hospital. His parents were James and Fynvola Grant. When he served in the British army father turned into a businessman, and her mother more than 30 years he worked as a teacher of Latin, French and music in the public schools of London.
Hugh from an early age was pretty small and suffered from it. The future actor thought that his cute looks are not courageous. Confidence the teenager gave the scars that have appeared for quite a long time on his face after the injury, which he received during sports games. And even when the wounds have healed, the boy self-injured yourself face dad’s razor and did not miss the opportunity to get involved in another fight to look like a real man.
Hugh Grant graduated from high school in 1979 and went to College at Oxford University – the guy was planning to be an art critic. In those years he joined the student club of the closed type called the Piers Gaveston Society.
After graduating from College, the future actor played briefly in the Comedy troupe «Jokers from Norfolk».
The British did not set a goal of becoming a film actor. For the first time on screen he got thanks to his classmate and friend, Michael Hoffman, who offered to make a film. The painting is titled «Privileged», which premiered in London in 1982, was the debut for comrades. After the release of this film, Grant became interested in the numerous agents of show business – then talking about it for the first time as a budding actor.
It’s safe to say that brilliant debut in «Privileged» paved his path into the world of cinema. This film begins the biography of Hugh Grant. For several years he worked in television, starring in television shows and movies. The most famous works at that time were the role of the student in the film, James ivory’s «Maurice» by Lord James in the film of the horror genre «lair of the white worm» and Lord Byron in a Spanish production film «Rowing in the wind.»
For his work in «Maurice» and Hugh Grant in 1987 was awarded a prize at the Venice film festival as best actor.
In 1991, the Briton coped well with the way the world famous composer Frederic Chopin in the biographical drama «Impromptu». No less striking were the roles in «Bitter moon» and «At the end of the day.» These film projects came to the big screen in the early 1990s.
But a real breakthrough in the acting career of Hugh Grant was the painting «Four weddings and a funeral», which the audience saw in 1994. It the actor first appeared in the role of a shy beauties, is both laughter and sympathy. Easy melody and a romantic Comedy by Director Mike Newell, in which Grant appeared in a Duo with Andie MacDowell, instantly became a hit and made our hero a Hollywood star and a sex symbol. This is the band brought the actor the first prestigious movie awards «Golden globe» award and BAFTA.
Career is Hugh Grant was to take off, but it was then, in the summer of 1995, and there was an unfortunate sex scandal in the Hollywood of sunset Boulevard. Reputation stars great hurt, and his career started to decline. In 1997 and 1998, the actor starred in one picture.
But the scandal eventually subsided, and in 1999, its popularity returned to Hugh Grant. He starred in a series of brilliant paintings, including the audience favorite «the Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain», «Mickey blue eyes», «Notting hill» and «Bridget Jones’s Diary». This is the best films of Hugh Grant. In these tapes fans have seen a favorite star in their favorite image, charming playboy and heartthrob. Especially liking the last two tapes. Everywhere Hugh Grant in the lead roles.
In the romantic melodrama «Notting hill», a story about a humble owner of a little bookstore in the eponymous London neighborhood, the audience enthusiastically watched the development of a romantic relationship between the characters Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. Two stars once again proved that knowingly received the status.
A brilliant Comedy «Bridget Jones’s Diary» has increased the army of fans and admirers of the Hollywood actor at times. Hugh Grant, Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Gemma Jones and Jim Broadbent gave the audience a real masterwork, which today gladly review millions.
In the early 2000s, the favorite of the audience starred in two great dramas – «Real love» and «Love with the notice». The last of these projects is a great Comedy by Mark Lawrence, in which fans of the stars saw a brilliant tandem with Hugh Grant and Sandra bullock.
Then his career came a slight lull. He removed a little. Among the major projects of this period include the less successful sequel «Bridget Jones’s Diary» and romantic Comedy «With eyes-down from the chart-out!», which famous Briton starred in a duet with drew Barrymore.
In 2012, the British were surprised and delighted fans of his work in the historical fiction film «Cloud Atlas», where she played six characters simultaneously. This picture Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski Lilly and consists of six symbolically linked stories. And in each of them the main character played by Hugh. In some characters it is quite hard to learn because of the complex make-up.
In 2015, the screens out the film «the man from U. N. To.L.», in which Hugh Grant also appeared in an uncharacteristic role, playing the head of British intelligence. Unfortunately, the project cash had no success.
All hope for a biography of Director Steven Frears ‘ «Florence foster Jenkins», which premiered in the spring of 2016 in Belfast. This is a joint work with Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep. After painting, the actor has admitted that he was frightened by the prospect of playing together with a star, which has 19 nominations for «Oscar».
For this work Hugh Grant in 2016, received a special award «Golden Icon Award».
Personal life Hugh Grant turned out to be the same Heartbreaker as his on-screen characters. In spite of numerous novels, the actor has never been married. For many years his common-law wife was believed Elizabeth Hurley. The pair met while filming the melodrama «Rowing in the wind.»
In General, the relationship between them lasted for 13 years. The couple almost broke up after a sex scandal in 1995, when the police caught Hugh Grant in a car with a girl of easy virtue. But Elizabeth forgave the betrayal. Despite this, a few years Hugh and Liz broke up because of the reluctance of the actor to create a family. The status of civilian wives tired of Hurley.
Two stars parted not the best way. Liz even forbade his son from his first marriage – godson Hugh – watching movies with the participation of Grant. However, the actor did nobly: he left his former family home in London’s Chelsea.
After a breakup with Elizabeth was followed by a series of fleeting novels. Hugh had a relationship with Casey Komorowicz, Martina McCutcheon and Amir Montgomery. For about three years, he met with the heir to the tycoon James goldsmith with Jemima Khan. In the end, the Jemima has gone from playboy after learning about his affair with drew Barrymore.
In 2011, the famous actor first became a father. The birth of his daughter Tabitha was the result of a fleeting connection with Chinese actress Tinglan Hong. For a long time the British did not disclose to journalists the name of the child’s mother, but when the truth was revealed, admitted that the birth of a baby in his plans was not included.
However, at the end of 2012 Tinglan Hong gave birth to 52-year-old Hugh Grant and son Felix. But it seems that Hong already knew that to marry a star it will not succeed. So they parted friends and maintain friendships.
And at the beginning of 2014 it became known that Hugh Grant has another son. Of course, illegitimate. The boy gave birth to a Swedish TV producer Anna Elisabet Eberstein. Today the couple already has two children except the son John Mungo Grant the child grows up, born in December of 2015.
Pictures of their joint vacation on the Spanish resort of Marbella a few upset fans of the stars. Their favorite was not in the best physical shape. Previously athletic and fit figure blurred.
Interesting facts from the life of Hugh Grant fans collect stars. Did you know that:
- The famous Briton to appear in the hit «Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets». But he refused, as later much.
- Movies Hugh Grant in French hire is voiced by Vincent Cassel.
- The Hollywood star has long been sick over the English football club «Fulham», which matches misses.
- In the summer of 2008, the British bought the right to dinner with the President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev, paying for meals 160 thousand dollars. The proceeds were sent to the children’s cancer center in Moscow.
- In 2010, Hugh Grant took part in the popular show «ProjectorParisHilton» than very pleased with their fans, demonstrating a great sense of humor.
- «The lady and the Highwayman»
- «Crossing the line»
- «Four weddings and a funeral»
- «Extreme measures»
- «Bridget Jones’s Diary.»
- «The American dream»
- «Spouses Morgan are in hiding»
- «Corrected version»
- «Agents Of A. N. To.L.»
- «The last place on Earth»