Greg Wise Biography – Greg Wise Wiki
Greg Wise (full name Matthew Gregory Wise) is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in British television programs and featured in several films. Greg portrayed John Willoughby in Sense and Sensibility, which also starred Emma Thompson. In 2019 Wise won the celebrity version of The Great British Bake Off in aid of Stand Up to Cancer. He is currently a contestant on the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. According to Greg Wise’s IMDb profile, he made his professional stage debut, starring in “Good Rockin’ Tonight”, a musical based on the life of TV producer Jack Good’s life. Greg Wise’s television tasks include 4 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 Greg starred as Marshall in ITV’s seven-part drama Wonderful You together with Phyllida Law and Richard Lumsden. Greg also produced the 2010 BBC/Masterpiece production The Song of Lunch starring his wife, actress Emma Thompson, and actor Alan Rickman. After making his theatrical return, he starred in Brad Fraser’s Kill Me Now at Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, London. In mid-2015, he portrayed Gilbert Aldridge, an emotionally distanced father in the BBC’s two-part television adaptation of Sadie Jones’ debut novel The Outcast. Wise also played Lord Louis Mountbatten in series 1 and 2 (2016/2017) of The Crown. Wise graduated from St Peter’s School, York in England. He attended Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh to pursue architecture and had a chance to perform at Bedlam Theatre. Wise dropped out but later joined the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama to study drama.
Greg Wise Age
He was born on May 15, 1966, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom.
Greg Wise Wife
Is Greg Wise married? He is married to his wife Emma Thompson, an award-winning British actress, screenwriter, producer, activist, author, and comedian. She has won several awards including; Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, a British Academy Television Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. Greg and Emma Thompson met on the set of Sense and Sensibility. They were later married in 2003 in Dunoon. They currently live in West Hampstead, London.
After getting married the couple informally adopted a Rwandan orphan and former child soldier known as Tindyebwa Agaba. They met Tindyebwa Agaba at a Refugee Council event when he was 16 years old, and they invited him to spend Christmas at their home. He would join the family on their holiday in Scotland and became part of the family. Tindyebwa Agaba Wise became a British citizen in 2009.
Greg Wise Strictly Come Dancing
On August 11, 2021, Wise was announced as a contestant on the nineteenth series of the British television dance contest, Strictly Come Dancing. Greg Wise’s Strictly partner is Karen Hauer, a Venezuelan professional Latin dance specialist, and World Mambo Champion. Wise made his Strictly Come Dancing debut in September 2021. Speaking about joining the Strictly, Wise told BBC, “I think I’m in good shape, I’m lucky that I’m able to keep active. I know I’ll still be thrust into the ground by my professional partner, obviously, and find muscles I never knew existed.”
Greg Wise Sister
Who is Greg Wise’s sister? His sister is Clare Wise. She was a film industry executive, and production consultant. His sister, Clare, worked for the UK Film Council and was vice president of international production at Universal Pictures. Clare died on 13th September 2016 at the age of 51, after living initially with breast cancer, which returned as bone cancer in 2015. Clare is survived by her brother Greg. Greg Wise’s parents died a few years earlier.
Recently Wise joined the Strictly Come Dancing and paid tribute to his later sister Clare Wise. Wise told BBC; “My beautiful sister was a huge disco queen. She left our world almost exactly five years ago in a glitter ball coffin. This is for her. My gorgeous Diva sis, who would have been insane with excitement that her little bro was doing this. I will channel her, as her bro can’t dance – but I’m thrilled to be dipping my toes, knees, hips and arms into this wonderful world, and hope to make her proud, and obviously make her laugh…”
Greg Wise Children
Who are Greg Wise’s children? His children are Tindyebwa Agaba Wise and Gaia Romilly Wise. Greg Wise’s daughter Gaia was born in December 1999. She was conceived through In vitro fertilization (IVF). In 2003, he informally adopted his son Tindyebwa Agaba Wise.
Greg Wise Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.
Greg Wise Net Worth
Greg Wise’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. His wife, Emma Thompson has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Greg Wise Instagram
His Instagram handle is @gregwiseofficial