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Hugh Laurie

  1. 1. Hugh Laurie Mari Mägi Lilian Sinikalda Dagne Mändoja Karl-Paul Logina 10c
  2. 2. Biography... <ul><li>Full name: James Hugh Calum Laurie </li></ul><ul><li>Birthdate: June 11, 1959 </li></ul><ul><li>Father: Dr.William George Ranald Mundell Laurie </li></ul><ul><li>Mother : Patricia </li></ul><ul><li>Married to: Jo - June 16, 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Children: Charlie, Bill, and Rebecca </li></ul>
  3. 3. ...continues. <ul><li>He was a world-class oarsman. </li></ul><ul><li>His father won a gold medal at the 1948 London Olympics. </li></ul><ul><li>Youngest of four children. </li></ul><ul><li>Laurie went to Eton College </li></ul><ul><li>Laurie entered Cambridge University </li></ul><ul><li>He quickly became one of the nation's best oarsmen. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ...and more <ul><li>Became ill, during recovery had his first experiences with performing. </li></ul><ul><li>Footlights Club, a famed undergraduate comedy revue group </li></ul>
  5. 5. Acting <ul><li>Laurie was elected President of the Footlights Club </li></ul><ul><li>The club formed a sketch show “Alfresco”... </li></ul><ul><li>..leading Laurie to the famous Blackadder series. </li></ul><ul><li>And Jeeves&Wooster. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNoS2BU6bbQ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Filmography <ul><li>Most popular : </li></ul><ul><li>* Blackadder </li></ul><ul><li>* 101 Dalmatians </li></ul><ul><li>* Sense and Sensibility </li></ul><ul><li>* Saturday night </li></ul>
  7. 7. He became known for... <ul><li>Tv-episode House D.m, which has won: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two Golden Globe awards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People's Choice Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two Emmy awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...and many others. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Personal life <ul><li>His favourite books are “Moby Dick”, “Darwin’s Dangerous idea” </li></ul><ul><li>Plays the piano, guitar, drums, harmonica and saxophone. </li></ul><ul><li>Has periodically struggled with severe clinical depression </li></ul><ul><li>Vocalist and keyboard player for the Los Angeles charity rock group Band From TV </li></ul>
  9. 9. Emotional man is emotional <ul><li>Claimed to hate dishonesty and emotional games </li></ul><ul><li>Claims to crave for recognition </li></ul><ul><li>And adoration </li></ul><ul><li>Said that ignoring him would get him hurt </li></ul>
  10. 10. References <ul><li>http://www.hughlaurie.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Laurie </li></ul>
  11. 11. THANK YOU !

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