I'm pretty sure that the female double-takes the actor attracted as we walked over to our table in the patio garden of the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills are not due to an uncanny resemblance to our former PM.
They're more likely to be down to the soft sincerity of his brown eyes, slanted cheekbones, square jaw and cleft chin, which combine to form the uncontroversial good looks of a male model.
Laura discovers that Andrew is the father to one of her students, and they spend a night together that sets off a series of events that will alter their lives forever.
A chance meeting between two single people becomes a twisted dynamic of secrets and lies that neither of them expected.
So, I look forward to hitting my stride and growing into my future roles gracefully.’The £450 seat from Kitzbuhel, Austria, is now firmly anchored in the garden of the house Chemmy, 31, shares with fellow skier — and future husband — Dougie Crawford, 26, on the Thames near Hampton Court.‘Unfortunately our old garden seat was washed away so we needed a replacement,’ says Chemmy, who is in training for next month’s Winter Games at Sochi in Russia, despite recovering from her third broken leg.
Having survived two attempts to de-select him after the disclosure that he had a 19-month affair with his former secretary while his wife was undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, Tory MP James Gray was determined not be unseated as he joined his local hunt in the rain over the weekend.
"I'd assumed it would be a bit of a cattle call of all the British actors," the 34-year-old Welsh actor goes on in his unreconstructed Welsh lilt, "and I was nervous because Oliver Stone is a brilliant man but there seemed to be one main thing he wanted to know: how I would handle the media scrutiny of playing the former Prime Minister.
And the couple had their second child, Elsie, in September.
He adds: ‘The older a male actor gets the better he becomes — look at Harrison Ford, he wasn’t even discovered until he was in his 30s.
In fact, so desperate have things become that the handsome Welsh-born star, who sprung to fame in the title role of ITV drama Hornblower, admits he has sought the help of a psychologist to help beat his mid-career slump.
The pair moved to Hollywood where Gruffudd swiftly won a role in the big-budget superhero film The Fantastic Four.