Co-wrote "The Cellar Tapes", for the Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club.
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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.
Stated on a British chat show that he doesn't like doing plays; he said that in the only play he'd ever done (Gasping, by Ben Elton), he "felt like [he] was going out of [his] mind", and that he had out of body experiences on stage. He also stated it was something he would never do again.
Frequently plays upper-class and dimwitted English characters