|Name Greg Wise|
|Spouse Emma Thompson (m. 2003)|
Parents Douglass Wise
|Full Name Matthew Gregory Wise|
Born 15 May 1966 (age 49) (1966-05-15) Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Children Gaia Romilly Wise, Tindyebwa Agaba Wise
Books The nation's favourite poems
Movies Sense and Sensibility, Walking on Sunshine, Effie Gray, Johnny English, Honeymoon for One
Similar People Emma Thompson, Gaia Romilly Wise, Tindyebwa Agaba Wise, Annabel Scholey, Kenneth Branagh
Matthew Gregory "Greg" Wise (born 15 May 1966) is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in many British television works, as well as several feature films (notably the role of John Willoughby in Sense and Sensibility).
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- Early life
- Personal life
Greg wise leaves emma thompson sobbing with his new play this morning
He was born to architect parents in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, and was educated at the independent St Peter's School, York. He went to Heriot-Watt University to study architecture and performed with the Edinburgh University Theatre Company. Wise then moved 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 four BBC period dramas: The Moonstone with Keeley Hawes, the Buccaneers alongside Carla Gugino, Madame Bovary with Frances O'Connor, The Riff Raff Element in 1992 and 1993, and as Sir 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. In 2011, he appeared in Hallmark Channel's Honeymoon for One, starring Nicollette Sheridan.
He is also the producer of the 2010 BBC/Masterpiece production The Song of Lunch starring his wife, actress Emma Thompson, and Alan Rickman. Greg Wise made his theatrical return starring in Brad Fraser's Kill Me Now at Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, London from Thursday 19 February – Sunday 29 March 2015. In July 2015, Wise played the role of emotionally distanced father Gilbert Aldridge in the BBC's two-part television adaptation of Sadie Jones’ debut novel The Outcast.
He has been married to Emma Thompson, who played Elinor in Sense and Sensibility, since 2003. They have a daughter (born 1999) and a Rwandan son, Tindyebwa Agaba Wise (informally added to the family in 2003 at the age of 16).