awards & nominations

About a Boy (2002)

Hugh Grant as "Will"

A comedy-drama starring Hugh Grant as Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons, he meets Marcus, an odd 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends, and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

Golden Globe (2002)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Notting Hill (1999)

Hugh Grant as "William Thacker"

William Thacker (Hugh Grant) is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.

Golden Globe (1999)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Hugh Grant as "Charles (Wedding one)"

Lovable Englishman Charles (Hugh Grant) and his group of friends seem to be unlucky in love. When Charles meets a beautiful American named Carrie (Andie MacDowell) at a wedding, he thinks his luck may have changed. But, after one magical night, Carrie returns to the States, ending what might have been. As Charles and Carrie's paths continue to cross -- over a handful of nuptials and one funeral -- he comes to believe they are meant to be together, even if their timing always seems to be off.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)WonActor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1994)WonBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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