TV commercial for Johnson's Baby Softwash (voice-over)
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Fry and Laurie | Mr. Hugh Laurie | Hugh 'Struck by a' Lorry
6' 2½" (1.89 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.
His father won an Olympic gold medal for coxless pairs in the 1948 Games in London. Hugh also had a promising career as an oarsman, but he was forced to give it up while at Cambridge when he contracted glandular fever (mononucleosis). His brother was also an oarsman.