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Guy Ritchie

Guy Stuart Ritchie (born 10 September 1968) is an English screenwriter, film director and producer, best known for directing Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Swept Away, Revolver, RocknRolla, Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Ritchie was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, the second of two children born to Amber (née Parkinson) and Captain John Vivian Ritchie (b. 1928), former Seaforth Highlanders serviceman and advertising executive. John Vivian's father was Major Stewart Ritchie, who died in France, in 1940, during World War Two. John Ritchie's mother was Doris Margaretta McLaughlin (b. 1896), daughter of Vivian Guy McLaughlin (b. 1865) and Edith Martineau (b. 1866). Most of Ritchie's family on the McLaughlin and Martineau lines were appointed Reverends, Barons or Knighted at some point. The peerage started with the Very Rev. Hubert McLaughlin (b. 1805), father of famous nurse Louisa McLaughlin, and ancestor of Patrick McLaughlin, who was the first in his direct family to be given the according title, as he was born into a blue collar family and worked hard to find nobility. Ritchie's mother, Amber, would later go on to marry a baronet herself. His

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Guy Ritchie and Rocco -- There's a Buzz in the Air (PHOTOS)

Guy Ritchie and Rocco
There's a Buzz in the Air

Guy Ritchie and son Rocco strolled through a London park Wednesday when they got interrupted by a call ... we're guessing it was not Madonna.  Rocco is sporting a new look ...… READ MORE >

Madonna -- Hires P.I. in Custody War ... Deep Concerns About Guy Ritchie's Parenting Skills

Madonna
Hires P.I. In Custody War Deep Concerns About Guy's Parenting Skills

Madonna is not relying on the paparazzi to document her son's life with Guy Ritchie in the middle of their custody war ... we're told she's hired a P.I. to get the lowdown in London first hand.… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Madonna/Guy Ritchie -- Custody War Over Rocco Delayed a Month

Madonna/Guy Ritchie
Custody War Over Rocco Delayed a Month

Guy Ritchie was tooling around London Wednesday -- the same day the NYC courtroom showdown with Madonna was scheduled -- but he didn't miss a thing, because the hearing's been put off a month.… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Guy Richie and Rocco -- Hanging Tight Days Before Madonna Custody Battle

Guy Richie, Rocco
Hanging Tight Days Before Madonna Custody Battle

Guy Ritchie, his wife and Rocco are going strong as they prepare to battle Madonna next week over who gets the kid. It's been 2 months since the 15-year-old bailed on his mom during the London leg… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
Madonna -- Rocco Thinks Being with Dad is Jiffy

Madonna
Rocco Thinks Being with Dad is Jiffy

Madonna's son Rocco remains ensconced in London with his dad, as she fights to get him back. Rocco and Guy Ricthie took a father-son bike ride Saturday. As TMZ reported, Rocco wants to stay with… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Madonna -- Guy Ritchie Lawyers Up to Fight for Custody of Rocco

Madonna
Guy Ritchie Lawyers Up To Fight for Custody of Rocco

Guy Ritchie and 15-year-old Rocco have formed a united front, and plan to wage a custody war against Madonna ... sources connected with Guy tell TMZ. Our sources say Rocco has not softened his… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
Madonna -- Rocco Says Mom Treated Me Like a Trophy ... Not a Son

Madonna
Rocco Says Mom Treated Me Like a Trophy ... Not a Son

Madonna's son didn't have to be sold by Guy Ritchie when the 15-year-old made the decision to stay in London ... we're told Rocco was fed up with the singer, her lifestyle and her parenting… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Madonna -- Guy Ritchie Trash Talked Me to Rocco

Madonna
Guy Ritchie Trash Talked Me to Rocco

Guy Ritchie got in Rocco's ear and drove a wedge between Madonna and the 15-year-old ... sources close to Madonna tell TMZ.  We're told Guy and Madonna have had a "volatile" relationship for… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Madonna -- Rocco Flees for Ritchie ... Raging International Custody War

Madonna
Rocco Flees for Ritchie Raging International Custody War

Madonna's 15-year-old son has flown the coup so he could stay with his dad ... the teen refuses to come home, Madonna went to court, Guy Ritchie went to another court ... it's a mess. It seems… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Madonna's Son -- Fast Times For Rocco Ritchie (PHOTO)

Madonna's Son
Fast Times For Rocco Ritchie

Surf's up for Rocco Ritchie ... Madonna's son has found his spirit animal, and it looks like it's Jeff Spicoli from "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."  Rocco was out in London with his dapper… READ MORE >

- 240 days ago

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