Hugh Laurie

1959 - Today

Hugh Laurie

James Hugh Calum Laurie (; born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author, who is known for portraying the title character on the Fox medical drama series House (2004–2012), for which he received two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for numerous other awards. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama, earning £250,000 ($409,000) per episode of House. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Laurie has received more than 9,031,594 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 521st most popular actor.

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  • 9.0M

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  • 60.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hugh Laurie ranks 517 out of 8,832Before him are Michael Gough, Scarlett Johansson, Gerard Butler, Jean-Louis Barrault, Burt Young, and Françoise Dorléac. After him are Karlheinz Böhm, Hugo Weaving, Nathalie Delon, Eleonora Duse, Robbie Coltrane, and Steve Buscemi.

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Among people born in 1959, Hugh Laurie ranks 17Before him are Bryan Adams, John McEnroe, János Áder, Mike Pence, Emma Thompson, and Robert Knepper. After him are Ahmet Davutoğlu, Magic Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Mauricio Macri, Bernd Schuster, and Sarah, Duchess of York.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Laurie ranks 725 out of 5,347Before him are Gerard Butler (1969), Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796), Mary Anning (1799), Stephen Gray (1666), David Irving (1938), and Dylan Thomas (1914). After him are Sawney Bean (1600), James Mill (1773), Robbie Coltrane (1950), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), William Bateson (1861), and Alan Hodgkin (1914).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hugh Laurie ranks 79Before him are Peter Cushing (1913), Jude Law (1972), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Emma Thompson (1959), Terence Stamp (1938), and Gerard Butler (1969). After him are Robbie Coltrane (1950), John Gielgud (1904), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Graham Chapman (1941), Jane Seymour (1951), and Tim Curry (1946).