Hugh Bonneville

Active - 1993 - Present  |   Born - Nov 10, 1963 in Blackheath, London, England  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama, Comedy, Mystery, Romance

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  • 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.