Hugely popular actor and film producer, he achieved international recognition after his performance in Four Weddings and a Funeral. He has since starred in hits such as Notting Hill, Bridget Jones Diary, About A Boy and Florence Foster Jenkins, with Meryl Streep. His awards include a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, the Peter Sellers Award for Comedy and Best Actor at The Venice Film Festival. He was acclaimed for his recent portrayal of Jeremy Thorpe in the BBC drama A Very English Scandal. As amateur partner, he was delighted to bring home David Howell to victory in the pro event in 2013. Says his best personal memory in the Alfred Dunhill Links was an eagle two at the 10th hole on the Old Course in a round of three over par. Worst moment was putting into a burn from the 16th green at Kingsbarns on live TV and watching his ball being carried out to sea.