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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 Madonna -- From Whining to Wining (PHOTOS)

Guy Ritchie and Madonna
From Whining to Wining

Guy Ritchie and Madonna have both done a 180 since Rocco bailed on her ... they're now co-parents who can share a bottle of wine. Guy arrived at Madonna's house in London Monday night, armed with… READ MORE >

Madonna -- A Little Face Time with Rocco Does a Mother Good

Madonna
A Little Face Time with Rocco Does a Mother Good

Madonna seems to have struck some sort of custody deal with Guy Ritchie, because he dropped their son Rocco off to visit her at her home in London. Madonna flew to England a few days ago, looking… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
Madonna -- Breaks Down on Stage For Rocco (VIDEO)

Madonna
Breaks Down on Stage For Rocco

Madonna got emotional on stage Friday night ... breaking down before dedicating a song to her son. Madge was in Auckland, New Zealand and spoke to the crowd about Rocco. She told fans, "there's… READ MORE >

- 56 days ago
Madonna & Guy Ritchie -- Scolded by Judge in Custody War ... You're Hurting Rocco!

Madonna & Guy Ritchie
Scolded by Judge in Custody War ... You're Hurting Rocco!

Madonna and Guy Ritchie both called into a New York custody hearing Wednesday afternoon, and the judge went after them ... saying THEY are the ones hurting their 15-year-old son Rocco. … READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Madonna, Guy Ritchie -- Showdown in Rocco Custody War

Madonna, Guy Ritchie
Showdown In Rocco Custody War

Madonna and Guy Ritchie will square off in court Wednesday over custody of their 15-year-old son Rocco, and we've learned Madonna has changed her strategy.  As we reported, the singer and Guy… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Madonna -- Moms Post the Darndest Things (PHOTO)

Madonna
Moms Post the Darndest Things

Madonna's crying out to Rocco again ... posting a pic from happier days. Madge put up the photo of Rocco grinning with dandelions around his neck and said, "I miss this boy so full of life so full… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
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 >

- 79 days ago
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 >

- 81 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 >

- 87 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 >

- 91 days ago

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