Hugh John Mungo Grant is an English actor. His awards include a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, Volpi Cup, and an Honorary César. As of 2018, his films had grossed a total of nearly US$3 billion worldwide from 29 theatrical releases. He first received attention for his performances in costume dramas, including the Merchant-Ivory films Maurice, for which he received the Volpi Cup, and The Remains of the Day, as well as Sense and Sensibility and Restoration. Grant achieved international success after appearing in Mike Newell's romantic comedy film Four Weddings and a Funeral, whereupon he received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the British Academy Film Award for Best Actor. He then became widely known as a movie star, establishing himself as a charming, vulnerable, witty romantic lead with satirical comic talent.