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Hugh Grant Trivia: Get to Know Four Wedding and a Funeral's Golden Globe Winning Actor

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Hugh Grant Trivia: movies, co-stars, private life, opinions, awards and more.

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1. Hugh Grant was born in 1960, In London.

2. He is the same age his Bridget Jones’ Diary and Bridget Jones Edge of Reason co-star, and fellow Brit Colin Firth.

3. His full name is Hugh John Mungo Grant.

4. He stands at 5' 11" (1.80 m).

5. He graduated from Oxford with an English Degree.

6. He is best known for his roles in romantic movies. His romantic films include, but aren’t limited to, Notting Hill, Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Music and Lyrics, Bridget Jones (although Colin Firth plays the nice guy and the ultimate romantic lead), Two Weeks Notice, Sense and Sensibility and Mickey Blue Eyes.

7. He can speak French.

8. By his own admission, in real life, he is not the hopeless romantic he portrays in his movies.

9. He loved working with Sandra Bullock.

10. She has worked with Sarah Jessica Parker twice: In 1996, they starred in the crime/thriller Extreme Measures, along with Gene Hackman. In 2009, they starred in the romantic comedy Did You Hear About The Morgans? where Parker and Grant played a separated married couple who had to go into witness protection together.

11. He also worked with Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill and James Fleet more than once.

12. He won a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his role in Four Weddings and a Funeral. He was also nominated for Golden Globe for his roles in About a Boy and Notting Hill, though he didn’t win.

13. Four Weddings and a Funeral also brought him a BAFTA.

14. He was in a relationship with Elizabeth Hurley, which ended when he got caught cheating on her with a prostitute. However they remained friends and he is the godfather of her child.

15. Jay Leno loves having Grant as a guest on his shows.

16. His co-stars include Colin Firth, Renee Zellweger (Bridget Jones movies), Drew Barrymore (Music and Lyrics), Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliot, Mary Steenburgen (Did you hear about the Morgans?), Gene Hackman ,Sarah Jessica Parker (Extreme Measures), Julia Roberts (Notting Hill), Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson (Love Actually), Sandra Bullock (Two Weeks Notice),Woody Allen (Small Time Crooks), Jeanne Tripplehorn, James Caan (Mickey Blue Eyes), Julianne Moore, Jeff Goldblum, Robin Williams, Joan Cusack, Tom Arnold (Nine Months), Robert Downey Jr., Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen, Sam Neill, David Thewlis (Restoration), Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet (Sense and Sensibility), Ben Chaplin, Christopher Reeve, Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins (The Remains of the Day),Andie McDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas (Four Weddings and a Funeral).

Resources:

Imdb.com

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