Hugh Bonneville

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams
  • Birth Place: Blackheath, London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/10/1963, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Hugh Bonneville Fast Facts:
  • Wrote plays as a child that he performed with friends.
  • Archbishop Rowan Williams was one of his teachers when he attended the University of Cambridge.
  • Worked with the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company after college.
  • First met his wife, Lulu, when they were in their teens. They drifted apart, but became reacquainted during their 30s. 
  • Made his professional acting debut in 1986 as an understudy to Ralph Fiennes in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • Supports the Merlin, a medical charity, and Scene & Heard, a mentoring program that pairs inner-city children from Somers Town, London, with theater professionals.
  • Hugh Bonneville Relationships:
  • Felix - Son
  • Lulu Williams - Wife
  • Hugh Bonneville Awards:
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, England (Theology, 1985)

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