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Greg Wise 'saved' by therapy

Greg Wise believes therapy "saved [his] life". The 55-year-old producer-and-actor - felt "fortunate" to be able to access professional help because he thinks it ultimately helped him to "survive" following the tragic loss of his sister Clare, who died of bone cancer in 2016 aged 51. Speaking in his role...
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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, week 4 results, live: Greg Wise is out after his Macarena samba

He entered the series on horseback, every inch the dashing Willoughby from Sense and Sensibility, but Greg Wise exits while wearing giant frilly sleeves and twerking. Strictly can be a cruel mistress. His error-strewn samba left him bottom of the leaderboard after Saturday’s show, and five points adrift from his nearest rival, Judi Love. But, following a night of disagreements, it was yet another split decision from the judges.
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Strictly 2021: Meet the remaining contestants after Greg Wise voted off

Strictly Come Dancing is underway with a new season and a brand-new cast of celebrity contestants.The dance competition is back for a full-length series, having aired for a shorter run of episodes last year due to the pandemic. Fifteen couples will take part, rather than last year’s 12.However, the show won’t travel to Blackpool for the second consecutive year, as social distancing is not possible in the backstage area.So far, actors Nina Wadia and Katie McGlynn have been eliminated from the series, while comic Robert Webb was forced to leave the competition due to problems with his heart.Here’s every...
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Greg Wise: Who is the Strictly Come Dancing 2021 contestant and what is he famous for?

Strictly Come Dancing kicks off this weekend, with actor Greg Wise among the stars taking part.The 55-year-old is best known for his role in Ang Lee’s 1995 adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. He played John Willoughby opposite Emma Thompson, who he later went on to marry.Wise (whose real name is Matthew), was born in 1966 in Newcastle. Initially studying architecture at Heriot-Watt university, he later decided to pursue a career in acting, training at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.He began his acting life on stage, starring in Good Rockin’ Tonight. Wise would then go on to...
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Greg Wise: Who is the Strictly Come Dancing 2021 contestant and what is he famous for?

Strictly Come Dancing kicks off this weekend, with actor Greg Wise among the stars taking part.The 55-year-old is best known for his role in Ang Lee’s 1995 adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. He played John Willoughby opposite Emma Thompson, who he later went on to marry.Wise (whose real name is Matthew), was born in 1966 in Newcastle. Initially studying architecture at Heriot-Watt university, he later decided to pursue a career in acting, training at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.He began his acting life on stage, starring in Good Rockin’ Tonight. Wise would then go on to...
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Strictly Come Dancing: Greg Wise cheered on by Emma Thompson after dancing the American Smooth

Greg Wise was cheered on by his wife and fellow actor Emma Thompson as he made his Strictly Come Dancing debut. The Sense and Sensibility star was praised by judges and fans for an impressive start to the competition, after dancing the American Smooth with his professional partner, Karen Hauer. His daughter with Thompson, Gaia, was also cheering him on. Wise said he was “pathetically grateful” to Thompson for persuading him to turn down a three-film offer in order to take part in Strictly, referring to her as “my love” in his post-dance interview with Claudia Winkleman. He...
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Greg Wise says Emma Thompson told him to turn down film deal for Strictly

Greg Wise has revealed that wife Emma Thompson persuaded him to turn down a film deal to take part in Strictly Come Dancing. The Crown actor, who has been married to Oscar winner Thompson since 2003, admitted he had been deliberating over whether to take part in the BBC One ballroom competition as he already had a movie in the pipeline.
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Greg Wise says Emma Thompson told him to turn down movie deal to do Strictly Come Dancing

Greg Wise has revealed that his wife, the actor Emma Thompson, advised him to turn down a lucrative film deal to do Strictly Come Dancing.The Crown actor, who has been married to Cruella star Thompson since 2003, told The Telegraph in a new interview that he initially rejected the offer of competing on the BBC show.He said: “Then I told the wife and she said I had to go for it. I had a big job lined up, a three-picture deal that would have been quite nicely paid, thank you very much. I asked if I could do Strictly...
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Greg Wise says he and Emma Thompson ‘got together in madness’ after Kenneth Branagh affair

Greg Wise has reflected on the press attention he and Emma Thompson attracted at the beginning of their relationship.The Crown actor Wise and Cruella star Thompson started dating in 1995, soon after Thompson’s divorce from Branagh, who she had been married to for six years.In September 1995, Thompson and Branagh announced their separation, citing their work schedules as the reason, but it later emerged that he was having an affair with Helena Bonham Carter.Thompson started a relationship with her Sense and Sensibility co-star Wise later that year, and they married in 2003. Speaking about recovering from depression and forming a...
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