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Hugh Bonneville

Hugh Bonneville


10/10/1963, London, England

Birth Name

Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams



Also Known As

Richard Bonneville
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Hugh Bonneville is an English television, film, stage and radio actor best known for his role as young John Bayley in the 2001 biographical film Iris opposite Kate Winslet for which he received a BAFTA nomination for best supporting actor.

A well established stage actor as well,…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Awards

      Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Iris (2002) (Nomination)

      Berlin International Film Festival
      New Talent Award (Actor) for Iris (2002) (Won)

      European Film Awards
      Audience Award, Best Actor for Iris (2002) (Nominated)

    • Hugh narrated the audio recording of Kingley Amis' Take a Girl Like You.

    • Hugh's father was a surgeon, and he attended Sherbourne School, before graduating in Theology from Cambridge University.

    • Stage Appearances:

      Us and Them as Martin, at the Hampstead Theatre (2003).
      CLOACA as Jan at the Old Vic (2004).
      Habeus Corpus at the Donmar Warehouse, directed by Sam Mendes.

  • Quotes

    • (on appearing in "CLOACA", directed by Kevin Spacey, at The Old Vic)
      Hugh: Quite honestly, it's the best time I've ever had with my clothes on!