Bruce MacLeish Dern (born June 4, 1936) is an American actor. He is the father of actress Laura Dern and was formerly married to actress Diane Ladd.
He is generally regarded as a talented actor who has suffered from typecasting due to having had a series of roles as "psycho" characters early in his film career. Nevertheless, in his 60s, he continues to be a sought after performer.
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His brother is a banker who works in New York. The boy who played "Sam" in Love Actually, Thomas Sangster, is Grant's cousin. The sequel to Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason was released in 2004. He returned to partnership with Richard Curtis in the 2003 romantic comedy, Love Actually.
Grant kept a low profile until 1999, when he starred in Notting Hill opposite Julia Roberts, and followed up with major successes in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), About a Boy (2002) and Two Weeks Notice (2002) opposite Sandra Bullock. A public apology helped win back public support, but the break-up with Hurley came soon afterwards -- though they later got back together for a short time. Not long after gaining the starring role in Sense and Sensibility in 1995, Grant was arrested near Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, having been caught having oral_sex with an Afro-American prostitute in a car. One of his first major film roles was in The Remains of the Day (1993), and he became simultaneously known as the partner of actress Elizabeth Hurley, but it was Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) which turned him into a major star.
Television came later, in 1985. He made his film debut in 1982 with Oxford-financed Privileged. After attending Latymer Upper School for boys, Grant studied English at New College, Oxford. He was born Hugh John Mungo Grant in London, England, and tends to play the archetypal Englishman, and is of Scottish ancestry.
Hugh Grant (born September 9, 1960, London, England) is an English actor. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). Love Actually (2003). Two Weeks Notice (2002).
About A Boy (2002). Bridget Jones's Diary (2001). Small Time Crooks (2000). Mickey Blue Eyes (1999).
Notting Hill (1999). Extreme Measures (1996). Restoration (1995). Sense and Sensibility (1995).
Nine Months (1995). The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down A Mountain (1995). An Awfully Big Adventure (1995). Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).
Sirens (1994). Night Train to Venice (1993) USA: Night Train to Hell. The Remains Of The Day (1993). Bitter Moon (1992).
Impromptu (1991). The Big Man (1990). Judith Krantz's Till We Meet Again (1989). The Dawning (1988).
Nocturnes (1988). La Nuit Bengali (1988). Remando al Viento (1988). The Lair Of The White Worm (1988).
White Mischief (1987). Maurice (1987). Privileged (1982).