Hugh Laurie: Dr. House is in Athens! See photos

Hugh Laurie in Athens January 2023

The British actor, Hugh Laurie, traveled to Greece under extreme secrecy but appears to have enjoyed his dinner in northern Athens.

According to Proto Thema, the known as Dr. House, was having lunch in Kifissia at a well-known restaurant. He was at a table among 20 people.

The patrons who recognised him, approached him and asked for his autograph. Those who asked to be photographed with him, he very politely replied that he is not comfortable with it, avoiding the lens.

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James Hugh Calum Laurie is a British actor, writer, musician and director. He is professionally known as Hugh Laurie.

His first contact with publicity came through the comedy series A Bit of Fry & Laurie, in which he collaborated with his brother's friend Stephen Fry. Today he is known worldwide through the medical tv series.

In addition to his work on television, Hugh Laurie is also known for his participation in several films such as Sense and Sensibility, the Little Mouse trilogy, etc.

Laurie is also the highest paid television actor with his salary reaching $700,000 per episode.

At the same time, in the 2012 edition of the Guinness Book of Records, he appears as the most featured television character, with House being shown in 65 countries and his television audience reaching 85 million viewers worldwide.

Hugh got into House by chance: he recorded a video audition while being on set in another country, imitating an American accent. The producers did not even realize that they were looking at a British actor.

Thanks to the role as the Doctor House, the actor got the Order of the British Empire and two Golden Globes, and most importantly (and most preciously) — the love of millions of viewers around the world.

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