Hugh Grant

© Tine Hemeryck

© Tine Hemeryck


Hugh Grant was born on September 9th, 1960 in Hammersmith, London. He is a British actor who became an international star after the grand success of this 1994 comedy film, “Four Weddings and a Funeral”. He was also awarded the BAFTA Film Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role in this film. In a career spanning three decades he acted in around 35 films and appeared in twenty television series or films. Grant got immense media attention in April 2011 when he published an article that helped to expose Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World newspaper’s phone-hacking practices. Grant dated actress Elizabeth Hurley from 1987 to 2000. He also dated actress Michaela Westbury from 2003 till 2004. Later, he began dating Jemima Khan before splitting up amicably in 2007. Grant’s daughter Tabitha was born in November 2011 to a Chinese woman, Tinglan Hong. In February 2013, Grant announced the birth of their son named Felix Chang. Grant likes playing golf and is an avid art collector. Hugh Grant is known for wearing the colognes Gendarme as well as L’Eau D’Issey by Issey Miyake.