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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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Jude Law vs. Guy Ritchie: Who'd You Rather?

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Jude Law, 39, and his "Sherlock Holmes 2" director Guy Ritchie, 43, both showed off their sexy receding hairlines at the movie's Paris premiere on Thursday.Question is ...More Who'd you rather?… READ MORE >

Guy Ritchie -- Lock, Stock and One Black Eye

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Guy Gets Hugh's Syrupy Seconds

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Guy Ritchie sure knows where to find the money -- his latest conquest is multimillion heiress and Hugh Grant ex Jemima Khan.Guy and Jemima were just spotted again at the home of PR guru Matthew… READ MORE >

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Madonna and Guy Want You to Buy the Hype

Madonna and Guy
Want You to Buy the Hype

Never forget -- Madonna is the master at using the media to her advantage, and the current are-they-or-aren't-they divorcing drama is no different. Now we're hearing Guy and Madge's peeps have… READ MORE >

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Madge & Guy Keep It Together

Madge & Guy Keep It Together

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