Archive for the ‘Hugh Grant’ Category

Hugh Grant Too Old For Rom-coms

Pictures of Hugh Grant


The entertainment media’s coverage of Grant’s life off the big screen has often overshadowed his work as a thespian. Genealogist Antony Adolph described Grant’s family history as “a colourful Anglo-Scottish tapestry of warriors, empire-builders and aristocracy,” including William Drummond, 4th Viscount Strathallan and Dr. James Stewart. in September 2006, a collection of Capt. Grant started his education at Hogarth Primary School in Chiswick but then moved to St Peter’s Primary School in Hammersmith. He also represented Latymer on the popular quiz show, Top of the Form, an academic competition between two teams of four secondary school students each.

Hugh Grant too old for rom-coms? Hugh Grant doesn’t think he can star in any more romantic comedy films because he is not young enough. Hugh Grant thinks he is "too old" to… [link]

Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant ‘finished’ With Acting Hugh Grant Admits He Is Nearly Finished

Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant


He has been vocal about his disrespect for the profession of acting, and in his disdain towards the culture of celebrity and hostility towards the media. Grant’s father, Capt. Grant, was trained at Sandhurst and served with the Seaforth Highlanders for eight years in Malaya, Germany and Scotland. 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. Actress Anna Chancellor, who knew Grant at Oxford, has recalled, “I first met Hugh at a party at Oxford. Starting on a low note, The Jockeys of Norfolk eventually proved a hit at the Edinburgh Festival after their sketch on the Nativity, told as an Ealing comedy, garnered them a spot on the BBC2 TV show called Edinburgh Nights. He also portrayed some other real life figures during in his early career such as Charles Heidsieck in Champagne Charlie and as Hugh Cholmondeley in BAFTA Award-nominated White Mischief. And then they’d get English actors in, because they thought that was the way to sell it to America.” At 32, Grant claimed to be on the brink of giving up the acting profession but was surprised by the script of Four Weddings and a Funeral (FWAAF).

Hugh Grant ‘finished’ with acting Hugh Grant admits he is nearly finished with acting because he doesn’t like the process of appearing in front of camera. Hugh Grant is "pretty mu… [link]

Hugh Grant Gives Donation To War Museum Hugh Grant Has Been Praised

Pictures of Hugh Grant


He has received a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César. By the turn of the 21st century, he had established himself as a leading man skilled with a satirical comic talent. Since the 2000s, Grant has expanded his oeuvre with critically acclaimed turns as a cad in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), About A Boy (2002), Love Actually (2003), and American Dreamz (2006). Hallmarks of his comic skills include a nonchalant touch of irony/sarcasm and studied physical mannerisms as well as his precisely-timed dialogue delivery and facial expressions.

Hugh Grant gives Donation To War Museum Hugh Grant has been praised by officials at a Scottish war museum after he made a “generous donation” to help pay for refurbishments. The Nottin… [link]

Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant Calls For Nationwide British Tabloid Probe Hugh Grant Has Called

Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant


His movies have earned more than $2.4 billion from 25 theatrical releases worldwide. Grant was born at Hammersmith Hospital in Hammersmith, London, England, the second son of Fynvola Susan (née MacLean; b. Wickham, Hampshire, 11 October 1933; m. Boxgrove, Sussex, 6 July 1957; d. Hounslow, London, July 2001) and Captain James Murray Grant (b. 1929). Genealogist Antony Adolph described Grant’s family history as “a colourful Anglo-Scottish tapestry of warriors, empire-builders and aristocracy,” including William Drummond, 4th Viscount Strathallan and Dr. James Stewart. She worked as a schoolteacher and taught Latin, French and music for more than 30 years in the state schools of west London. Grant’s elder brother, James “Jamie” Grant, is a successful banker as Managing Director, Head of Healthcare, Consumer, & Retail Investment Banking Coverage, at JPMorgan Chase in New York.

Hugh Grant Calls For Nationwide British Tabloid Probe Hugh Grant has called for a full-scale investigation into the workings of the British tabloid newspaper industry following a News of the World’s snoop… [link]