- Category : Actor
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Dominion 2
British actor and film producer who has received a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César. As of 2018, his films had grossed a total of nearly US$3 billion worldwide.
He has a schoolboy shock of hair falling over his forehead and an ingénue pose of modest, slight embarrassment at his fame. Well spoken, Grant refers to himself as "a real clean queen" for his fastidiousness.
The son of a carpet salesman and a teacher, Grant read English at New College Oxford. Going into acting in 1982, he became a star with Four Weddings and a Funeral in 1994 and a public joke with his sexual misadventures with a prostitute in 1995.
He used his breakthrough role as a frequent cinematic persona during the 1990s, delivering comic performances in mainstream films like Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Notting Hill (1999). By the turn of the 21st century, he had established himself as a leading man skilled with a satirical comic talent. Grant has expanded his oeuvre with critically acclaimed turns as a cad in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), About a Boy (2002), and American Dreamz (2006). He later played against type with multiple cameo roles in the epic sci-fi drama film Cloud Atlas (2012).
Grant and Elizabeth Hurley had a 14-year relationship in the late '90s but remained best friends. When she became pregnant in 2001, Grant remained supportive by her side, and he is godfather to Damian, born in 2002.
Grant subsequently began dating heiress Jemima Khan and three years later, in February 2007, they separated amicably.
In September 2011, Grant had a daughter, Tabitha, with Tinglan Hong, a receptionist at a Chinese restaurant in London. His daughter's Chinese name is Xiao Xi, meaning "happy surprise". Grant and Hong had a "fleeting affair", according to his publicist. Grant had his second child, a son named John Mungo Grant, in September 2012, with Swedish television producer Anna Elisabet Eberstein. He subsequently reunited with Hong, with whom he had his third child, Felix Grant, in 2013. Grant and Eberstein had a second child in December 2015. In early 2018, their third child, Grant's fifth, was born. Grant and Eberstein married on 25 May 2018.