", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Love_Actually&oldid=979766173, Films scored by Craig Armstrong (composer), Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Certification Table Entry usages for Australia, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments figures, Certification Table Entry usages for United Kingdom, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales footnote, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments footnote, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2020, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Portuguese Love Theme" by Craig Armstrong. [13] Barber, who had been married once previously, is a teacher by profession and the couple spent their honeymoon studying philosophy at Oxford University. For his contribution to the television industry, Hugh O'Brian has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6613½ Hollywood Blvd. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hugh Bonneville. Billy tells Joe that his Christmas single has spurred a comeback.

[24], Todd McCarthy of Variety called it "a roundly entertaining romantic comedy," a "doggedly cheery confection," and "a package that feels as luxuriously appointed and expertly tooled as a Rolls-Royce" and predicted "its cheeky wit, impossibly attractive cast, and sure-handed professionalism ... along with its all-encompassing romanticism should make this a highly popular early holiday attraction for adults on both sides of the pond". Empire Award for Best Newcomer (Martine McCutcheon, Empire Award for Best Newcomer (Andrew Lincoln, nominee), European Film Award for Best Director (Richard Curtis, nominee).

After an uncomfortable silence, Mark blurts out that he snubs her out of "self-preservation."
The concept for HOBY was inspired in 1958 by a nine-day visit O'Brian had with famed humanitarian Dr. Albert Schweitzer in Africa.

They meet for the sex scenes in a film for which Tony is a production assistant. An additional plot that was dropped in editing concerned the children's headmistress (Anne Reid) and her dying lesbian partner (Frances de la Tour). The fate of their characters suggests that women who are not young, pert secretaries or household workers have no real hope of sexual fulfillment and can find only a compromised, damaged form of love. Michael calls Sarah and she joins him, sharing her Christmas scarf. While the two are perfectly comfortable being naked and simulating sex on-set, they are shy and tentative off-set.
After briefly celebrating his victory at a party hosted by Sir Elton John, Billy discerns that Joe is in need of affection and suggests that he and Joe celebrate Christmas by getting drunk and watching porn. Frequently shown during the Christmas season, the film has proved more popular with audiences than critics, and it has been discussed as being arguably a modern-day Christmas staple.[4][5]. [7][8][9], Krampe changed his name after the program incorrectly listed him as "Hugh Krape".

John (Martin Freeman) and Judy (Joanna Page) are professional stand-ins for films. ", "Richard Curtis on About Time, Love Actually, and Being a 'Fool for Love, "The Love Actually Cast Reveal 10 Things You Didn't Know About The Film", "Richard Curtis: Love Actually a 'catastrophe, “Keira Knightkey opens up about her battle with PTSD and talks new film Colette”, "Film locations for Film Locations for Love Actually", "Blair and Bush will find little to agree on at Gleneagles ...", "Iraq has tested Mr Blair's interventionism to destruction", "Blair says he'll resign within a year, refuses to set a date", "Chris Matthews Explains Republican Strategy With A Scene From, "David Cameron's Love Actually moment as he defends Britain against 'small island' jibe", "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 Albums", Australian Recording Industry Association, "British album certifications – Original Soundtrack – Love Actually", "Official Soundtrack Albums Chart Top 50", "Odd Couplings: Brit Stars Flounder in Singleton Dysfunction", "Not enough Hugh Grant, too many sappy pop songs in 'Love Actually, "Tales of Love, the True and the Not-So-True", "Hated It, Actually: What Critics Thought of Love Actually in 2003", "Love Actually Is the Least Romantic Film of All Time", "Love Actually Red Nose Day Sequel Gets A Poster", "Salaam-e-Ishq. Carefully pursuing a relationship, they attend the Christmas pageant (involving David and Natalie, Harry and Karen's children, Daniel and Sam, et al.) Harry is happily married to Karen (Emma Thompson), who stays home to raise their children. Could I be more excited? He served as guest host on episodes of The Hollywood Palace in 1964 and the rock music series Shindig! Sam runs away from the airport security and says hi to Joanna, who then kisses him on the cheek. He also appeared as a 'guest attorney' in the 1963 Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Two-Faced Turn-a-bout" when its star, Raymond Burr, was sidelined for a spell after minor emergency surgery. Its consensus states "A sugary tale overstuffed with too many stories. All the stories are linked in some way, with the exception of Billy Mack and his manager, who are not acquainted with any of the other characters, but Billy appears frequently on characters' radios and TVs, his music video twice providing an important plot device for Sam's pursuit of Joanna; the pair also cross paths with the other characters in the closing Heathrow scene. She says yes, in broken English, as the crowd erupts in applause. [11] The series, alongside Gunsmoke and Cheyenne, which debuted the same year, spearheaded the "adult Western" television genre, with the emphasis on character development rather than moral sermonizing.

Warm, bittersweet and hilarious, this is lovely, actually. One week later, it opened in the United Kingdom, to positive reviews.

His notable films included the adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians (1965); he also had a notable supporting role in John Wayne's last film, The Shootist (1976). [21] It reached the top 40 on the US Billboard 200 in 2004 and ranked second on the Top Soundtracks chart. He changed tack, however, having become frustrated with the process.

In broken Portuguese he declares his love for her and proposes. At the company Christmas party held at Mark's gallery, Harry not only enquires if Mark is Mia's boyfriend, but also dances closely with her. The film's original score was composed, orchestrated and conducted by Craig Armstrong. [6] Partly inspired by the films of Robert Altman as well as films such as Pulp Fiction, and inspired by the fact that Curtis had become "more interested in writing a film about love and what love sort of means" he had the idea of creating an ensemble film. Hugh O'Brian (born Hugh Charles Krampe; April 19, 1925 – September 5, 2016) was an American actor and humanitarian, best known for his starring roles in the ABC Western television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961) and the NBC action television series Search (1972–1973).

He was seen in Jack Palance's ABC circus drama The Greatest Show on Earth. Newlyweds John and Judy, heading off to their honeymoon, run into Tony, who is awaiting Colin as he returns from America. Decades later, he reprised the role in two episodes of the television series Guns of Paradise (1990), the television movie The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991), and the independent film Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994), the latter mixing new footage and colorized archival sequences from the original series.

O'Brian appeared in fight scenes with a Bruce Lee lookalike in Lee's last – partially completed – film, the controversial Game of Death. [3], While Love Actually received generally positive reviews in Britain[citation needed], United States reviews were generally mixed.

[2] After the move to the Chicago area, Krampe and his family lived in Winnetka, Illinois , where he attended New Trier High School . [13][14][15] In 2009, during President Barack Obama's first visit to the UK, Chris Matthews referred to the president in Love Actually as an example of George W. Bush and other former presidents' bullying of European allies. [17] Three individuals have since come forward claiming O'Brian was their father. in 1965. It achieved platinum record status in Australia.

Natalie (Martine McCutcheon) is a new junior member of the household staff at 10 Downing Street. Still, the cast charms. "[30] Carla Meyer of the San Francisco Chronicle opined "[it] abandons any pretext of sophistication for gloppy sentimentality, sugary pop songs and bawdy humor – an approach that works about half the time ... most of the story lines maintain interest because of the fine cast and general goodwill of the picture. He was highly regarded for creating the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation, a nonprofit youth leadership-development program for high-school scholars. [19], One high-school sophomore from every high school in the United States, referred to as an "ambassador", is welcome to attend a state or regional HOBY seminar. After a door-to-door search of her street, he comes across Mia, who informs him that Natalie lives next door.

Rufus (Rowan Atkinson) is the jewellery salesman, whose obsessive attention to gift-wrapping nearly results in Harry being caught buying a necklace for Mia by Karen.

Sarah (Laura Linney) first appears at Juliet and Peter's wedding, sitting next to her friend Jamie. Later, David walks in on Natalie serving tea and biscuits to the president, and it appears that something untoward is happening. After Natalie sneaks him in to the school, he runs into his heartbroken sister, who believes he is there for his niece and nephew. He was chosen to portray legendary lawman Wyatt Earp on the ABC Western series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, which debuted in 1955.

[2] O'Brian attended Lancaster city elementary schools. Honestly? The actor appeared in a number of films, among them Rocketship X-M (1950), The Lawless Breed (1953), There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), White Feather (1955), Come Fly with Me (1963), Love Has Many Faces (1965), In Harm's Way (1965), Ten Little Indians (1965), and Ambush Bay (1966).