Greg Wise Bio – Brother of Claire Wise Strictly Come Dancing

Greg Wise Bio – Brother of Claire Wise Strictly Come Dancing

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Matthew Gregory Wise aka Grey Wise is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in several British television programs and feature films. His role of John Willoughby in Sense and Sensibility, which also starred Emma Thompson is one of his most notable performances.

The 55-year-old is going to participate in the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. People who follow the Dancing show want to know about him. Thus we have bundled all we could find about the English actor and here it is.

Greg Wise is the Brother of Claire Wise

Grey Wise is the brother of actress Claire who is 18 months older than him. Sadly, she did not survive cancer. Wise says that he had cared for his beloved sister Claire after cancer that started in her breast spread to her bones.

Greg and his sister
         Greg and his sister (Image Source: The Sunday Post )

The actor explains that he did everything in his power to help her. He moved into her flat which was just a few doors down from the house he shared with his wife. The 55-year-old made her watermelon smoothies and attached a walking stick and climbing rope to her bed, so she could pull herself out of it.

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Grey was a true hero, he helped his sister in the shower when she started to be unable to. He finished her irreverent blog about having cancer when she was too ill to complete it. They had shared an indelible bond.

He later recalled that he assured his sister that she didn’t have to worry and everything was sorted.

She died a minute later, holding Grey’s hand. Clare described him as her brother as her ‘best friend’ and after her death, aged 51, in September 2016, Greg acknowledged her continued influence on his life:

‘The relationship isn’t over, the relationship continues. Death doesn’t stop you from having a relationship with someone. They just don’t answer back.’

Grey’s relationship with Claire is truly something special we have that Claire is resting at ease where she is.

Strictly Come Dancing Contestant Grey Wise Wiki

Grey was born on 15 May 1966 in Newcastle upon Tyne to architect parents Douglass Wise and Yvonne Jeannine Czeiler. He seems to be an only child. His religion is Christianity and the sun sign is Taurus.

Strictly come Dancing contestant Grey Wise
                  Strictly Come Dancing contestant Greg Wise                                                 (Image Source: Sky news Nigeria )

Talking about his educational background Grey attended St Peter’s School, New York. And later went to Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh to study architecture. Wise studied drama at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and performed at Bedlam Theatre.

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The 55-year-old made his debut in the TV series Walking on Sunshine. Talking about his physical appearance Sense and Sensibility actor stands at 6feet tall and weighs 78 kg or 166lbs. In addition to having a shoe size of 8. He has a chest size of 42 and a Waist Size of 32 Inches.

Grey Wise And Emma Thompson Marriage

Yes, Grey is married. His wife is actress Emma Thompson who is 62-years-old. They have two children namely, a daughter named Gaia Romilly Wise and a son Tindyebwa Agaba Wise. The duo welcomed their first child Gaia in 1999. However, their son Tindyebwa is adopted and originally from Rwanda.

Greg, Emma and their childern
     Greg Wise with his wife Emma Thompson and children. (Image Source: actorz)

Furthermore, the relationship between Wise and Thompson started in 1995 while filming big-budget period drama Sense and Sensibility, alongside Kate WinsletHugh Grant, and Alan Rickman. They finally tied the knot to their 8-years-long relationship in 2003 which took place in the small Scottish town of Dunoon

On The Graham Norton Show, Emma revealed that when they met on the set of the Jane Austen period drama, Greg was actually interested in dating Titanic star, Kate, as he believed that she was meant to be with him.

Apparently, before he went to the set, he went to see a friend of his who was a bit witchy and she said the actor would meet his life partner in the film.

According to her, Grey assumed it wasn’t her because she was married and quite a lot older than him so he thought it might be Kate.

She continued:

“He took her to Glastonbury, and she was so bored, and he thought, ‘This isn’t going to work, who can it be?'”

Later on, things happened that probably shouldn’t have happened, and it’s been over 25 years since they married. Talking about Emma, she is notable for her numerous performance as Sybill Trelawney in the Harry Potter franchise.

Greg and Emma
                    Greg and Emma (Image Source: The List)

Wise had this to say about his encounter with Emma and his friend’s prediction. Everyone else on the film set was married. So he assumed it was probably, Winslet. Later he asked her out. And went to the Glastonbury festival together. But it later ended up regretting it.

Later on, he developed special chemistry between him and Emma Thompson. However, back then she was married to Kenneth Branagh.

Greg Wise Net worth

Grey’s estimated net worth to be approximately USD $2 Million. His main source of income is his acting career. He acted in many movies such as Every seven years(2004), The Disappeared(2008), Effie Gray(2013), A Private War(2018), Military Wives(2019).

Greg Wise in a Suit
              Greg Wise in a Suit (Image Source: P-interest)

Likewise, he has been involved in TV series like House of Frankenstein(1997), Sirens(2002), According to Bex(2005), Law & Order: UK(2011), and soon. Furthermore, Emma’s estimated net worth is around $1million to 5 million. Seeing their net worth and professional career one can surely say that they have a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.

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