Richard E. Grant

Biography: Born and raised in Swaziland, Richard E. Grant wears a watch on both wrists. One belongs to his late father and is set to Swaziland time. He has a younger brother, Stuart, who is an accountant in South Africa.

Richard's father, Henrik, was Minister of Education in Swaziland. His mother and father divorced when Richard was 11, following her affair.

Richard studied drama at Cape Town University where he co-founded the Troupe Theatre Company. He moved to London in 1982 and worked in theatre until he got his big break with the cult hit Withnail and I in 1986.

Since then, Richard has appeared in over 60 movies, with some of Hollywood's leading directors and actors. He's also written two books, and appeared in many theatre productions.

Richard married Joan Washington, a dialect coach, in 1986, giving Richard a step-son, Tom. The same year their first child Tiffany died within 30 minutes of birth. In 1989, they had a second child, Olivia, who was healthy.

Richard E. Grant's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 86 The Player
Lowest Metascore: 17 Hudson Hawk
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 21
  2. Negative: 5 out of 21
21 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
56 For No Good Reason Apr 25, 2014 Himself 10
55 Dom Hemingway Apr 2, 2014 Dickie / Dickie / Dickie Black 6.4
40 Khumba Dec 6, 2013 Bradley 5.6
29 1st Night May 3, 2013 Adam / Adam tbd
54 The Iron Lady Dec 30, 2011 Michael Heseltine 6.1
28 Hemingway's Garden of Eden Dec 10, 2010 Colonel Philip Boyle 4.8
18 The Nutcracker Nov 24, 2010 Father 4.3
46 Love Hurts Nov 13, 2009 Ben Bingham 3.0
26 Filth and Wisdom Oct 17, 2008 Professor Flynn 4.9
48 Penelope Feb 29, 2008 Franklin Wilhern 7.4
61 Wah-Wah May 12, 2006 Director / Writer 7.9
83 Corpse Bride Sep 16, 2005 Barkis Bittern 7.4
65 The Story of an African Farm Jun 3, 2005 Bonaparte Blenkins tbd
65 Monsieur N. Jan 21, 2005 Hudson Lowe 5.0
tbd Strictly Sinatra Jun 29, 2001 Himself tbd
45 The Little Vampire Oct 27, 2000 Frederick Sackville-Bagg 6.9
61 The Portrait of a Lady Dec 24, 1996 Lord Warburton 8.8
83 The Age of Innocence Sep 17, 1993 Larry Lefferts 8.0
57 Dracula Nov 13, 1992 Dr. Jack Seward 7.6
86 The Player Apr 3, 1992 Tom Oakley 8.6
17 Hudson Hawk May 24, 1991 Darwin Mayflower 6.1
65 L.A. Story Feb 8, 1991 Roland Mackey 8.4