Richard E. Grant Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Mar, 2021
Facts of Richard E. Grant
Date of Birth: 1957 , May-5
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: Swaziland
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Richard E. Grant
Birth Name Richard Grant Esterhuysen
Nick Name Reg
Father Henrik Esterhuysen
Mother Leonne Esterhuysen
Nationality Swati, British
Birth Place/City Mbabane, Protectorate of Swaziland
Profession Actor, Presenter
Net Worth $4 Million
Married Yes
Married to Joan Washington (November 1, 1986 - present)
Children 2
Education Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa, University of Cape Town
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, Dorian Award, Independent Spirit Award, Satellite Award
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Movies Withnail and I, Hidden City, How to Get Ahead in Advertising, Warlock, Mountains of the Moon, Hudson Hawk, Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Portrait of a Lady, The Serpent's Kiss, Food of Love, St. Ives, The Little Vampire, Monsieur N., Wah-Wah, Corpse Bride, The Garden of Eden, Love Hurts, Foster, The Iron Lady, Dom Hemingway, Jackie, Logan, The Hitman's Bodyguard, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
TV Show Codename: Kyril, Hard Times, Karaoke, Cold Lazarus, A Royal Scandal, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Posh Nosh, The Crimson Petal and the White, Richard E. Grant's Hotel Secrets, Doctor Who, Girls, Downton Abbey, Dig, Jekyll and Hyde, Game of Thrones, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Loki
Siblings 1
Books The Wah-Wah Diaries: The Making of a Film, With Nails: The Film Diaries of Richard E. Grant, By Design: A Hollywood Novel.
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Richard E. Grant is a Swazi-born English actor and presenter known for movies like Withnail and I, Hudson Hawk, Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Age of Innocence, Gosford Park, The Iron Lady, Logan, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

How Old Is Richard E. Grant? What Is His Height?

Richard E. Grant was born Richard Grant Esterhuysen on May 5, 1957, in Mbabane, Protectorate of Swaziland, to Henrik Esterhuysen and Leonne Esterhuysen. At the time of this writing, Richard is 63 years old and is billed at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters).  

The older of two brothers, his estranged younger brother, Stuart, is a tour guide in Johannesburg. Grant's childhood was marked by dysfunction -- being born to an alcoholic father and an adulterous mother. Ever since witnessing his mother commit adultery at the age of 10, Grant has kept a journal.

His tumultuous childhood was the basis for his 2005 autobiographical film Wah-Wah that he wrote and directed.   

Grant attended Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa and the University of Cape Town. 

What Is Richard E. Grant Known For?

Richard E. Grant is an Academy Award-nominated actor with nearly 140 acting credits on film and television. 

He has starred in such movies as Withnail and I, How to Get Ahead in Advertising, Hudson Hawk, Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Portrait of a Lady, The Serpent's Kiss, St. Ives, Corpse Bride, The Garden of Eden, Love Hurts, Foster, The Iron Lady, Dom Hemingway, Jackie, Logan, The Hitman's Bodyguard, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

He was nominated for an Oscar, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe for his performance as Jack Hock in the 2018 biographical comedy-drama film Can You Ever Forgive Me?  

Richard E. Grant in Game of Thrones SOURCE: Pinterest

On television, Grant is most known for playing Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel in the BBC One series The Scarlet Pimpernel, Dr. Simeon / The Great Intelligence in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, Jasper in the HBO comedy series Girls, Simon Bricker in the ITV historical drama series Downton Abbey, and Izembaro in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones.    

Grant is one of the confirmed names to star in the upcoming Marvel Comics superhero series Loki starring Tom Hiddleston, set to premiere on Disney+ on June 11, 2021.  

Is Richard E. Grant Married? Does He Have Children? 

Richard E. Grant has been married since November 1, 1986, to vocal coach Joan Washington. They have one daughter, Olivia Grant, born on January 4, 1989.

Richard E. Grant with his wife and daughter SOURCE: Hello! Magazine

Grant is also a stepfather to Joan's son from a former marriage, Tom. 

How Much Is Richard E. Grant Worth? 

According to celebritynetworth.com, Richard E. Grant has a net worth of $4 million as of March 2021.        

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