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Fry and Laurie | Mr. Hugh Laurie | Hugh 'Struck by a' Lorry
6' 2½" (1.9 m)
Did You Know?
The great trap for non-American actors trying to play Americans, I think, is to start thinking of American-ness as a characteristic. It isn't. It is no more a character trait than height. It is just a physical fact, and that's all there is to it.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records (2012), Laurie is the most watched leading man on television due to the worldwide viewership of House M.D.
(2004). Laurie is also the highest paid television actor, earning a reported $400K per episode as Dr. House (2011).
Frequently plays upper-class and dimwitted English characters