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Swazi actor

Born: May 5, 1957 (age 64 years), Mbabane, Eswatini

Height: 1.88 m

Spouse: Joan Washington (m. 1986–2021)

Children: Olivia Grant

Siblings: Stuart Esterhuysen

Parents: Henrik Esterhuysen, Leonne Esterhuysen

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Grant married voice coach Joan Washington in 1986 and had one daughter with her, Olivia, and a stepson, Tom. Washington died on 2 September 2021, after being diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.

Grant is a teetotaller; his body has an intolerance of alcohol, having no enzymes in the blood to metabolise it.

If he does drink alcohol, he is then violently sick ten minutes afterwards for 24 hours.

After casting him as the alcoholic Withnail, director Bruce Robinson made Grant drink a bottle of champagne and half a bottle of vodka during the course of a night so that he had experienced the sensation of being drunk.

Grant is a fan of Barbra Streisand and has done a tour of Streisand’s New York, visiting her early home, her high school, and the Village Vanguard, among other places.

Grant is a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).

He used to wear a watch on each wrist, one given to him by his dying father, permanently set on Swaziland time.

In October 2008, Grant told The Times that he is an atheist.

He is an avid supporter of Premier League football club West Ham United.

In April 2014, Grant launched his new unisex perfume, JACK, exclusively at Liberty of Regent Street, London.

Grant runs the perfume business in collaboration with his daughter.

Richard E Grant is one of the UK’s most respected and hard-working actors of the past few decades.

Richard E Grant was born on May 5, 1957.

He celebrated his 64th birthday in 2021.

Richard E Grant married voice coach Joan Washington in 1986.

The couple had one daughter together named Olivia, and Richard also has a stepson from Joan’s previous marriage named Tom, who was seven when the couple met.

Joan was eight years older than Richard, and they met when Richard asked for her help to perfect a Belfast accent for a role.

Joan passed away on September 2, 2021.

Grant was born Richard Grant Esterhuysen in Mbabane, Swaziland.

His father, Henrik Esterhuysen, was head of education for the British government administration in the British Protectorate of Swaziland.

His father had English and Dutch/Afrikaner ancestry and his mother was of English and German descent.

Grant wears a watch on each wrist, one given to him by his dying father, permanently set on Swaziland time.

He is a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Swaziland.

Richard E Grant is perhaps best known for his breakout role in the 1987 movie Withnail and I, where he played the titular Withnail opposite Paul McGann.

He also achieved recognition as John Seward in 1992’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula. More recently, he played Dr Zander Rice Logan and Izembaro in the sixth season of Game of Thrones.

Other films include Henry & June, The Age of Innocence, Jack and Sarah, Spice World, Gosford Park, The Iron Lady and Jackie.

On TV, he has appeared in The Scarlet Pimpernel, Frasier, Marple, Girls, Downton Abbey and Jekyll and Hyde, and has also hosted a couple of documentaries including Hotel Secrets.

In 2021, he appeared in the Marvel TV series Loki as an older version of the title character.

Richard E Grant is 6ft 2in (188cm), according to Celeb Heights.

Richard E Grant appeared in three episodes of Doctor Who as Dr Simeon /The Great Intelligence from 2012 to 2013.

He did briefly play The Doctor in the one-off Comic Relief spoof as ‘The Conceited Doctor’ in 1999.

In 2003, two years before Doctor Who made its comeback, Richard played The Doctor in an official animated web series titled Scream of the Shalka. However, it is no longer considered canon with the rest of the series.