People from Chiswick: John Entwistle, Mel Smith, Phil Collins, Roger Daltrey, Hugh Grant, Gladys Cooper, Sebastian Coe, Kim Wilde

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General Books, 2010 - 238 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: John Entwistle, Mel Smith, Phil Collins, Roger Daltrey, Hugh Grant, Gladys Cooper, Sebastian Coe, Derek Ridgers, Andrew McGibbon, Kim Wilde, Kevin Gallen, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Anne-Marie Duff, M. S. Bartlett, John Kirkpatrick, Bashy, Gerry Francis, Ormonde Winter, Kevin McNally, Richard O'Sullivan, Anthony Phillips, Dan Luger, Paul Roberts, Archibald Liversidge, James Dreyfus, David O'List, Francis Noel-Baker, Paul Garlick, Simon Townshend, Peggy Mitchell, John Edward Thornycroft, Guy Barker, Geoffrey Hebden, John Edwards, Robert Caple, Alan Gane, John Collins, Robert Nelson, Nick Walshe, Norman MacGregor, Shirley Becke, Tim Moore, Ian Gomm, Laura Howard, Monica Golding, Albert Fennell, Edwin Styles, Paul Edwards, Alec Dickson. Excerpt: Hugh John Mungo Grant (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor and film producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary C sar. His movies have earned more than $2.4 billion from 25 theatrical releases worldwide. Grant achieved international stardom after appearing in Richard Curtis's sleeper hit Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). He used this breakthrough role as a frequent cinematic persona during the 1990s to deliver comic performances in mainstream films like Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Notting Hill (1999). By the turn of the century, he had established himself as a leading man skilled with a satirical comic talent. Since the 2000s, Grant has expanded his oeuvre with critically acclaimed turns as a cad in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), About A Boy (2002), Love Actually (2003), and American Dreamz (2006). Within the film industry, Grant is cited as an anti-movie star who approaches his roles like a character actor, with the ability to make acting look effortless. Hallmarks of his comic skills include a nonchalant touch of irony/sarcasm and studied physic...

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