15 Stars Who Are Surprisingly Not American

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It is hard to believe that some of these Hollywood stars were not actually born in the good ol’ U.S of A. But try to believe as you go through this list, because we would never lie to you.

 1. Hugh Laurie

He gets full points for doing an American accent perfectly. He embodied the beloved Dr. House character for years. But when we get down to it, he is actually very British. We are talking hitting up the pub, read all the great British poets and even starring in a few classic British novels (Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen anyone?). Laurie was actually raised in the iconic city of Oxford and was educated at Cambridge University.  Funny trivia: House’s co-producer Bryan Singer said Laurie was exactly the sort of genuine American actor that the show needed. “See,” Singer reportedly said after watching Laurie’ audition, “This is what I want: an American guy.”

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