Hugh Laurie Height Weight Age Net Worth

Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie
Photo: Kristin Dos Santos / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

June 11, 1959


63 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



6 ft 2¾ in | 190 cm

Net Worth

$45 Million


94 kg | 207 lbs


43 in | 109 cm

Shoe size

12.5 US | 46 EU


35 in | 89 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

James Hugh Calum Laurie was born in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, United Kingdom, on June 11, 1959, is an English actor.

Young Hugh Laurie first started performing as a member of the Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club.

He made his big screen debut in drama film Plenty (1985) in role as Michael.

He got his television debut in revue The Cellar Tapes (1981) in Various characters.

Hugh's breakthrough performance came as a member of the English comedy double act "Fry and Laurie", with Stephen Fry, in the 1980s.

He released his debut album "Let Them Talk" in 2011.

Hugh Laurie Height and Weight

How tall is Hugh Laurie and what is his weight? Hugh Laurie's height is 6' 2¾" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 190 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 207 іn pоunds or 94 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Hugh Laurie Age

Hugh Laurie is 63 years old.

Hugh Laurie Net Worth

Hugh Laurie net worth is around 45 million dollars.

Best Movies

He won the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Mr. Dick in comedy drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019).

Peter's Friends (1992) comedy as Roger Charleston

Street Kings (2008) action thriller as Captain James Biggs

Flight of the Phoenix (2004) survival drama as Ian

Tomorrowland (2015) sci-fi action adventure as David Nix

101 Dalmatians (1996) live-action comedy adventure as Jasper Badun

Maybe Baby (2000) comedy as Sam Bell

He voiced Dr. Cockroach in animated science fiction comedy film Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) and in Halloween television special Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009). Cousin Bette (1998) comedy drama as Baron Hector Hulot

The Young Visiters (2003) comedy as Lord Bernard Clark

He voiced Mr. Bunny in animated fantasy comedy film Hop (2011).

He voiced Steve in animated movie Arthur Christmas (2011).

Mr. Pip (2012) drama war as Mr. Watts

Holmes & Watson (2018) mystery buddy comedy as Mycroft Holmes

Best TV Shows

He won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Dr. Gregory House in Fox medical drama series House (2004-2012).

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Television and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance as Richard Onslow Roper in British serial The Night Manager (2016).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Sen. Tom James in HBO political satire comedy series Veep (2015–2019).

He played various characters in BBC sitcom Blackadder:

Blackadder II (1986) in episode "Beer" as Simon Partridge

Blackadder II (1986) in episode "Chains" as Prince Ludwig the Indestructible

Blackadder the Third (1987) as George, Prince of Wales, The Prince Regent

Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988) as Prince George

Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) as Lt. the Honourable George Colhurst St. Barleigh

He hosted Saturday Night Live in episodes "Hugh Laurie/Beck" (2006) and "Hugh Laurie/Kanye West" (2008).

He voiced Frederick Little in animated series Stuart Little (2003) also in animated film Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005).

Tracey Takes On... (1996) HBO sketch comedy series as Timothy Bugge

Spooks (2002) BBC One spy drama series as Jools Siviter

Fortysomething (2003) comedy drama series as Paul Slippery

Chance (2016-2017) Hulu drama mystery thriller series as Dr. Eldon Chance

Catch-22 (2019) Hulu satirical dark comedy miniseries as Major de Coverley

Avenue 5 (2020-2022) HBO science fiction comedy series as Ryan Clark

He directed, wrote and starred as Dr. James Nicholson in BritBox mystery thriller miniseries Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (2022).


Attended the Dragon School in Oxford, England.

Attended Eton College.

Graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge, with third-class honours.

He was a member of the Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club.

Has one older brother, Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell and two older sisters: Susan, Janet.

Has Scottish ancestry.

Won the National Junior Championship for rowing in 1977.

He also sings and plays piano, guitar, drums, harmonica and saxophone.

He released two blues albums: Let Them Talk (2011) and Didn't It Rain (2013).

Featured in music videos for: Kate Bush "Experiment IV" (1986) and Annie Lennox "Walking on Broken Glass" (1992).

Published his novel "The Gun Seller" in 1996.

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2007 and CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2018.

Huge fan of the Fulham Football Club.

Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6172 Hollywood Boulevard in 2016.

Huge fan of Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen.

Lives in Los Angeles.


He dated Audrey Cooke (1997-1998) and Emma Thompson (1978-1982).

He married Jo Green in 1989, they have two sons, Charles and William and a daughter, Rebecca.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. More info. Accept