Actor Hugh Laurie to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Laurie first became known to American television audiences as the acerbic Dr. Gregory House on the 2004-2012 Fox drama, “House, M.D.”

Hugh Laurie

British comedian and seven-time Emmy-nominated actor Hugh Laurie will receive the 2,593rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Laurie, who has starred in “Tomorrowland,” “Sense and Sensibility,” “The Man in the Iron Mask,” “101 Dalmatians,” “Stuart Little” and its sequel, “Stuart Little 2″ rose to fame in the groundbreaking British television show  “A Bit of Fry and Laurie,” which he starred in with comedic partner Stephen Fry.

Laurie first became known to American television audiences as the acerbic Dr. Gregory House on the 2004-2012 Fox drama, “House, M.D.” which brought him six Emmy nominations as outstanding lead actor in a drama series. He also received a nomination for a best supporting actor’s Emmy in a limited series or movie for his work in the AMC miniseries, “The Night Manager.

In the show “Chance,” Laurie stars as San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance, who reluctantly becomes sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

Fry is set to join him in speaking in the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the Pig ‘N Whistle British pub on Hollywood Boulevard.

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