Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#43). 
His production company is called "Simian Films" -- so named by Elizabeth Hurley because she has said that he resembles an ape or a monkey.
Grant was arrested for lewd conduct after cops found him with Divine Brown, a prostitute, in his car. He pleaded no contest and got a $1,180 fine and two years' probation. 
Opted not to do a nude scene in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) when a make up artist asked if he wanted definition painted on his body.
On the set of Mickey Blue Eyes (1999), James Caan gave Hugh the nickname of Whippy, because Caan said he worried about everything like "the little whippet dogs that get nervous and you got to put a sweater on them when they're cold".
Got his start by performing in a British comedy sketch group, The Jockeys of Norfolk.
Featured in the 1996 paperback "Mug Shots" that includes many other celebrities who've been arrested for one reason or another.
Back together with former girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley. [September 2000]
Voted fourth in the Orange 2001 Film Survey of Greatest British film actors.
Usually dubbed in French versions by actor Vincent Cassel.
Jay Leno told the London Independent that there are only 18 celebrities worth having on a chat show, one of them being Hugh Grant.
Has long wanted to make a film about his grandfather's real life escape from a prisoner of war camp during WWII.
Long time loyal fan of Fulham Football Club (English Premier league soccer club), based at Craven Cottage, Fulham, London, England.
Girlfriend was model and actress Elizabeth Hurley [1987 - 2000]
Graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English (1982)
Thomas Sangster is his cousin.
His favorite artist is Patrick Rondat.
Godfather of Damian Hurley, son of his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley.
Turned down a place at the Courtauld Institute to do post graduate studies in Art History
Used to play in a cricket team called 'Captain Scott'
Had a skate accident when he was a teenager. Part of the bone in his elbow is still detached from the other bones and "swims" freely between the skin and his elbow.
Played Emma Thompson's love interest in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and her brother in Love Actually (2003).
Broke up with Jemima Khan after approximately three years [February 16, 2007].
Was originally cast as Gilderoy Lockhart in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), but was forced to withdraw at the last moment because of scheduling conflicts.
Fluent in French.
Piano teacher as a child was Andrew Lloyd Webber's mother.