90 Facts About Hugh Laurie

1. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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2. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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3. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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4. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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5. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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6. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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7. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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8. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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9. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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10. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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11. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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12. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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13. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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14. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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15. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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16. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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17. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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18. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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19. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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20. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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21. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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22. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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23. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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24. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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25. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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26. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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27. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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28. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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29. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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30. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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31. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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32. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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33. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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34. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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35. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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36. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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37. Hugh Laurie has an older brother, Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell Laurie, and two older sisters, Susan and Janet.

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38. Hugh Laurie was in Namibia at the time filming Flight of the Phoenix when he sent in a self-made and totally improvised audition tape.

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39. Hugh Laurie got married in 1989 to theater administrator Jo Green.

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40. Hugh Laurie is working on a screenplay for the original book.

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41. Hugh Laurie has taken his musical talents beyond just performing on his own shows.

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42. Hugh Laurie is a man of many talents and is a talented musician.

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43. Hugh Laurie has dabbed into the movie industry, especially during the mid-1990s.

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44. Hugh Laurie has since appeared in a wide range of British television dramas, such as Spooks.

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45. Hugh Laurie had his first taste of acting here, performing in many plays and sketches.

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46. Hugh Laurie was a member of the junior coxed pair that won the British national title in 1977.

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47. Hugh Laurie was encouraged to attend St Columba's Presbyterian Church of England each week.

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48. Hugh Laurie is one of the biggest English celebrities, but it was not until he received the role of Dr Gregory House that he became internationally recognized.

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49. Hugh Laurie was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2007.

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50. At the beginning of the 21st century, Hugh Laurie took a role as the brilliant but rude and arrogant Dr Gregory House in the American television drama House.

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51. At that point Hugh Laurie joined Cambridge's Footlights Club comedy revue group, eventually serving as its president.

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52. Hugh Laurie married theatre administrator Jo Green on 16 June 1989, in Camden, London.

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53. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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54. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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55. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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56. In 2007, Hugh Laurie was made an Officer of the British Empire.

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57. In 1986, Fry and Hugh Laurie continued their partnership without Thompson.

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58. Hugh Laurie has won a number of awards including 2 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in Television Series Drama for his role in House and Best Supporting Actor in Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2017) for The Night Manager.

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59. Hugh Laurie is a musician and he has released 2 albums, Let Them Talk and Didn't It Rain.

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60. Hugh Laurie is a British actor who for many, is simply Dr Gregory House from the hit series, House.

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61. Hugh Laurie was advanced to a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his services to drama in the 2018 New Year Honours.

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62. In March 2012, Hugh Laurie was made an Honorary Fellow of his alma mater Selwyn College, Cambridge.

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63. Hugh Laurie is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and has two motorbikes, one at his London home and one at his Hollywood home.

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64. Hugh Laurie continues to have regular sessions with his psychotherapist.

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65. On 23 May 2007, Hugh Laurie was awarded the Officer of the Order of the British Empire, in the 2007 New Year Honours, for services to drama.

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66. Hugh Laurie married theatre administrator Jo Green on 16 June 1989 in Camden, London.

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67. Hugh Laurie has since been working on the screenplay for a film version.

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68. Hugh Laurie was the subject of PBS Great Performances Let them Talk, about New Orleans jazz, first broadcast on 30 September 2011.

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69. Hugh Laurie is a vocalist and keyboard player for the Los Angeles charity rock group Band From TV.

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70. Hugh Laurie sings and plays piano, guitar, drums, harmonica and saxophone.

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71. Hugh Laurie starred as Dr Eldon Chance, a San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist in the Hulu thriller series Chance.

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72. Hugh Laurie played the villain David Nix in Brad Bird's 2015 film Tomorrowland.

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73. On 13 June 2012, the media announced that Hugh Laurie was in negotiations to play the villain in RoboCop, a remake of the original RoboCop film.

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74. Hugh Laurie hosted Saturday Night Live for the second time on the Christmas show in which he sang a medley of three-second Christmas songs to close his monologue.

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75. Hugh Laurie was nominated for an Emmy Award for his role in House in 2005.

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76. Hugh Laurie served as director for the episode "The C-Word" of the show's final season.

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77. Hugh Laurie adopted the accent between takes on the set of House, as well as during script read-throughs, although he used his native accent when directing the House episode "Lockdown".

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78. Hugh Laurie was in Namibia filming Flight of the Phoenix and recorded the audition tape for the show in the bathroom of the hotel, the only place he could get enough light.

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79. In 2004, Hugh Laurie guest-starred as a professor in charge of a space probe called Beagle, on The Lenny Henry Show.

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80. Hugh Laurie was a panellist on the first episode of QI, alongside Fry as host.

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81. Hugh Laurie voiced the character of Mr Wolf in the cartoon Preston Pig.

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82. In 1998, Hugh Laurie had a brief guest-starring role on Friends in "The One with Ross's Wedding".

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83. Hugh Laurie starred in the Thames Television film Letters from a Bomber Pilot directed by David Hodgson.

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84. Hugh Laurie states that he did not graduate from Cambridge.

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85. Hugh Laurie is a member of Leander Club, one of the oldest rowing clubs in the world.

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86. Hugh Laurie read archaeology and anthropology, specialising in social anthropology.

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87. Hugh Laurie was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 New Year Honours and Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours, both for services to drama.

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88. Hugh Laurie received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.

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89. Hugh Laurie was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama, earning £250,000 per episode of House.

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90. Hugh Laurie portrayed the title character in the US medical drama series House on Fox, for which he won two Golden Globe Awards.

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