Hugh had family obligations in England to attend to, but production is continuing in his absenceLaurie leaves 'House,' goes home to UK Oct 26, 2007
I know the history of actors making music is a checkered one, but I promise no one will get hurtTV star Hugh Laurie recording music album Jul 26, 2010
Nobody has pounded the table and said, 'Dammit, this is the last, and I'll see you all in court. We're all enjoying what we're doing and proud of it. I think that's the main thing. As long as ... it's a worthy endeavor, that's its own reward. I have a feeling that we'll all know come February or so, whether this is something that we should be going on with or notHugh Laurie talks 'House' Sep 03, 2011
The network and the studio ... are doing their own sums all the time and they may say, 'Do you mind making it in a photo booth now?' because dramas are expensive and times are hard and belts are tightHugh Laurie talks 'House' Sep 03, 2011
James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE (born 11 June 1959) better known as Hugh Laurie ( /ˌhjuː ˈlɒri/), is an English actor, voice artist, comedian, writer, musician, recording artist, and director. He first became well known in the media as one half of the Fry and Laurie double act, along with his friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry, whom he joined in the cast of Blackadder and Jeeves and Wooster from 1987 until 1999. Since 2004, he has played Dr Gregory House, the protagonist of House, for which he received two Golden Globe awards, two Screen Actors Guild awards and several Emmy nominations.
As of August 2010, Laurie is the highest paid actor in a drama series on US television. His debut album, Let Them Talk, was released in May 2011.
Laurie was born in Oxford, England. The youngest of four children, Laurie has an older brother named Charles and two older sisters named Susan and Janet. He had a somewhat strained relationship with his mother, Patricia (née Laidlaw). His father, Ran Laurie, was a medical doctor who also won an Olympic gold medal in the coxless pairs (rowing) at the 1948 London Games.