Alex Jennings

  1. Hugh Grant,Four Weddings and a Funeral, 1993Or what the US distributor Gramacy wanted to  call it: Rolling In The Aisles.  Or  Loitering In Sacred Places.  Or The Best Man”It felt like we auditioned every young man between 18-32 in England,”producer Duncan Kenworthy told Deadline Hollywood’s 25 years later special. “Initially, we weren’t convinced by anyone.” Alex Jennings was in the running in 1992. Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman a year later. Director Mike Newell, scenarist Richard Curtis and Kenworthy voted –  “two to one in Hugh’s favor.”  . Curtis voted against  because Grant  was too good looking and maye viewed as too posh. “Hugh did a perfect audition and thank God we went for him.”  Jennings was with Grant  in the second Bridget Jones,2004, and has played such real-lifers as Alan Bennett, Winston Churchill, Sergei Diaghilev, Anthony Eden, Tim Geithner,King George III, George Orwell,  Prince Charles.. and his great uncle, the Duke of Windsor. 

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