Hugh Laurie Overview

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Born: June 11, 1959

The youngest of four children, award-winning actor Hugh Laurie hails from Oxford, England. He is the son of an outstanding Cambridge University oarsmen who went on to win a gold medal at the 1948 Olympics. Laurie took up the oar while attending Eton College where he became house captain and a national junior champion. He continued rowing while attending Cambridge University where he studied archaeology and anthropology. When not on the water or deep in his studies, Laurie joined the... See All


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