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Greg Wise
Born 15 May 1966 (1966-05-15) (age 43)
Newcastle, England
Spouse(s) Emma Thompson (2003-present)

Greg Wise (born 15 May 1966) is an English actor. He has appeared in many British television works, as well as several feature films (notably the role of John Willoughby in Sense and Sensibility).


Early life

He was born Matthew Gregory Wise to architect parents in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, Englandwas educated at St Peter's School in York where he went out with Rosemary Smith and graduated in architecture himself before moving to Glasgow where he studied drama at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. He then travelled in the Far East.


His Television work includes three BBC period dramas: The Moonstone with Keeley Hawes, Madame Bovary with Frances O'Connor and as Lord Charles Maulver in the 2007 five-part series Cranford. In 1999 he starred as Marshall in ITV's seven-part drama Wonderful You alongside his future mother-in-law Phyllida Law and future brother-in-law Richard Lumsden. Recently he filmed a number of readings of love scenes from a selection of classic and modern love scenes, from Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles to Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss for The Carte Noire Readers.[1]

Personal life

He has been married to Emma Thompson, who played the role of Elinor in Sense and Sensibility, since 2003 and they have a daughter, Gaia Romilly Wise. He also plays the guitar.



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