About

Born: June 11, 1959, in Oxford, England
Family: Father Dr. W.G.R.M. Laurie, mother Patricia, two older sisters, one older brotherSchools: The Dragon School, Oxford; Eton College
School Highlights: House captain at Eton; rowed for the school and for the England youth team in 1977 (4th at Junior Worlds)
University: Selwyn College, Cambridge
Rowing: Earned Blue in 1980 University Boat Race (loss to Oxford), finished 2nd in coxed pairs at Henley, 1980 [More…]
Footlights: Participated in revues, 1979, 1980, 1981; President, 1981. Co-wrote Perrier Award-winning revue “The Cellar Tapes,” 1981 [More…]
TV Highlights: Alfresco; Saturday Live; Blackadder 2,3,4; Jeeves and Wooster; House [More…]
Film Highlights: Peter’s Friends; 101 Dalmatians; Stuart Little; Maybe Baby; Flight of the Phoenix [More…]
Writing: Novel The Gun Seller published 1996 [More…]
Awards: Best Actor in a Drama, Television Critics Association 2004/5; Emmy nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series, 2004/5
Family: Wife Jo (married 06/16/89), two sons, one daughter
Homes: London, Los Angeles