Hugh Laurie

1959 - Today

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James Hugh Calum Laurie (; born 11 June 1959) is an English actor and comedian, best known for starring on the medical drama series House (2004–2012). He received two Golden Globe Awards and many other accolades for his portrayal of Dr. Gregory House on the Fox television show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Laurie has received more than 11,926,502 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Hugh Laurie is the 434th most popular actor (up from 512th in 2019), the 606th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 724th in 2019) and the 68th most popular British Actor.

Hugh Laurie is most famous for his role as Dr. Gregory House on the TV show House.

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  • 12M

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  • 71.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hugh Laurie ranks 434 out of 10,030Before him are Boris Karloff, Gary Sinise, Lee Strasberg, Magda Schneider, Peter Finch, and Ingrid Thulin. After him are Jean Harlow, Loie Fuller, Jerry Stiller, Robert Knepper, Lola Montez, and Burgess Meredith.

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Among people born in 1959, Hugh Laurie ranks 12Before him are Emma Thompson, Magic Johnson, Evo Morales, John McEnroe, Klaus Iohannis, and Maurizio Sarri. After him are Robert Knepper, Sean Bean, János Áder, Bryan Adams, Ken Watanabe, and Simon Cowell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Laurie ranks 606 out of 6,924Before him are Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), John Harrison (1693), Henry Fielding (1707), Peter Finch (1916), Thomas Tallis (1502), and Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet (1892). After him are Eduard Suess (1831), Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), Samuel Richardson (1689), Julian Huxley (1887), John Langdon Down (1828), and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hugh Laurie ranks 68Before him are Robbie Coltrane (1950), Diana Rigg (1938), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Joan Collins (1933), Boris Karloff (1887), and Peter Finch (1916). After him are Sean Bean (1959), Tim Curry (1946), Leslie Howard (1893), Oliver Reed (1938), Robert Carlyle (1961), and Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765).

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