Actor Richard E. Grant on the Next Fresh Air – Friday at 4 pm

Apr 11, 2019

Richard E. Grant plays Jack Hock, the sidekick to literary forger Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) in Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Credit Mary Cybulski/Twentieth Century Fox / via NPR

Actor Richard E. Grant stars opposite Melissa McCarthy in “Can You Ever Forgive Me.” He's been nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and a SAG award for his performance.  GRANT made his film debut in the 1987 comedy “Withnail & I” which has since become a cult classic.  He's also guest starred on “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.”  His other films include “Gosford Park,” “Dracula,” “Hudson Hawk,” and “Wah-Wah”- which he wrote and directed based on his childhood in Africa.  Grant was raised in Swaziland.

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