6' (1.83 m)
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I didn't want to be the lead guy. That's too much work. But I thought that it might be fun to be the lead guy's friend. I'd have days off, and still get a paycheck every week. Hugh Laurie
, who plays House, is remarkable. I lean in the door and say, 'Hey, what do you think about egg salad [for lunch]?' Then I have two days in a row off. It's a great gig. [on his experience acting on House M.D.
Received the 2001 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for his portrayal as A.E. Housman
in Tom Stoppard
's "The Invention of Love." Nominated in the same category two other times: in 1993, for a revival of George Bernard Shaw
's "Candida," and in 2003 for a revival of "Long Day's Journey into Night" by Eugene O'Neill
Frequently played youths trying to break away from older ideals