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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.
17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.
17th August 1798 Medical pioneer Thomas Hodgkin was born in Pentonville, London.
About A Boy in Kentish Town
Home to Fiona and Marcus in British comedy About A Boy
Location: 31 Oseney Crescent, Kentish Town, NW5
Description: 'About a Boy' is a 2002 comedy-drama film directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, based on the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby.
The film stars Golden Globe winner Hugh Grant as Will, Nicholas Hoult as Marcus, Academy Award nominee Toni Collette as Fiona, and Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz as Rachel.
Based on Nick Hornby's best-selling novel, About A Boy is the story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
And so to another classic London film location...this is the home of Fiona and Marcus in which Will tries valiantly not to look too much like a selfish git.
Tagged in this Tour: About A Boy - Film Locations