Richard E Grant
Born: May 5, 1957
Famous for: Bringing a frantic edge to the English gentleman
In his breakthrough films, Withnail And I and How To Get Ahead In Advertising, Richard E Grant had audiences rolling in the aisles with his quintessentially English air of desperation. And he went on to further exploit the approach in movies such as Gosford Park, Pret-A-Porter and LA Story. He"s also done his share of period dramas, including The Age Of Innocence and Portrait Of A Lady, with occasional comic turns including Spice World and The Match.