- NAME: Hugh Bonneville
- OCCUPATION: Actor
- BIRTH DATE: November 10, 1963 (Age: 50)
- EDUCATION: Sherborne School, University of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Blackheath, London, England, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams
- AKA: Hugh Bonneville
- ZODIAC SIGN: Scorpio
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Hugh Bonneville is a British actor chiefly known for playing Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham, on the hit TV series Downton Abbey.
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In 2008, he took Best Actor at the Monte Carlo Film Festival for his performance in French Film. Even with his film work, all told, Bonneville played upward of 40 TV roles from 2000 until 2010, when the role of a lifetime came along.
In 2010, Bonneville landed the role of Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham, on ITV's Downton Abbey. Whether or not he knew it would be a game-changer in his career, it was, as the show went on to international success. After three seasons on the air, Downton Abbey has been as big a hit with critics as it has been with the viewing audience, winning two BAFTAs, nine Emmys and two Golden Globes. Bonneville himself has been nominated for a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his performance, and the cast won Best Ensemble at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Bonneville has also had a role on Twenty Twelve, a BBC comedy, which won Best Sitcom at the British Comedy Awards 2011 and earned Bonneville Best Comedy Actor nominations in 2011 and 2012.
Bonneville has been married to Lulu Williams since 1998 and lives in West Sussex with her and their son, Felix.
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