Co-wrote "The Cellar Tapes", for the Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club.
1 Portrayal |
12 Interviews |
14 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
10 Magazine Cover Photos |
Fry and Laurie | Mr. Hugh Laurie | Hugh 'Struck by a' Lorry
6' 2½" (1.9 m)
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I sometimes think that in this YouTube age - God, I sound like such an old fart - history has gone vertical rather than horizontal. You can click on "St. James Infirmary", let's say [and] see a hip-hop version of that done three months ago or hear Louis Armstrong from nearly 100 years ago. And there's almost no sense of separation or context, or of a progression through time.
Although his first name is James, he has never been called that. His third name, Calum, is the short form of 'Mael Calum', which translates from Gaidhlig (Scots Gaelic) to Scottish and English as 'Malcolm'. (The Gaeilge or Irish Gaelic form is 'Maol Colm', or 'Colm' in short form). His brother's full name is Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell Laurie.
Frequently plays upper-class and dimwitted English characters