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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 10 November 1963London, England, UK
Birth NameHugh Richard Bonneville Williams
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Hugh Bonneville was born on November 10, 1963 in London, England as Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams. He is an actor, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Iris (2001) and Notting Hill (1999). He has been married to Lucinda Evans since November 4, 1998. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Lucinda Evans (4 November 1998 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Described Iris (2001) co-star Kate Winslet as "a force of nature."
Trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, whose alumni include Minnie Driver, Matthew Goode, Julian Fellowes, Rupert Friend, Sue Johnston, Angela Lansbury, David Macmillan, Julia Ormond and Terence Stamp.
Speaks French.
Counts Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999) and Rev. (2010) among his favorite TV sitcoms.
Has acted in both the Doctor Who franchise and the Eon James Bond franchise.
Starring in Cloaca at London's Old Vic Theatre. [November 2004]
Is occasionally mistaken for fellow British actor Colin Firth and Paul Burrell, Princess Diana's former butler and biographer.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on the universal popularity of 'Downton Abbey'] We have a word in England: gob-smacked. I don't know if it translates. Overwhelmed is an understatement.
[on the appeal of Downton Abbey (2010)] It's Breaking Bad (2008) with tea instead of meth.

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