Hugh Laurie looks unrecognizable with a bushy beard ae enjoys a dog walk

Hugh Laurie, 62, looks unrecognizable with a bushy beard as he enjoys a dog walk ahead of the release of his new series Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?

Hugh Laurie looked unrecognizable as he stepped out at the weekend with a huge bushy beard.

The actor, 62, famed for his roles in Blackadder and House, looked a far cry from his usual clean-cut appearance as he enjoyed the low-key outing.

Hugh was spotted taking his pet dog for a walk on Sunday, in a pair of dark trousers and trainers, as fans eagerly await the release of his new series Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?

Looking different: Hugh Laurie looked unrecognizable as he stepped out at the weekend with a huge bushy beard

Big change: The actor, 62, famous for his roles in Blackadder and House, looked a far cry from his usual clean-cut appearance (pictured in 2020)

Big change: The actor, 62, famous for his roles in Blackadder and House, looked a far cry from his usual clean-cut appearance (pictured in 2020)

Hugh kept the cold at bay in a navy jumper and wrapped up warm in matching dark blue beanie as he soaked up the spring sunshine.

The outing comes ahead of the of the release of his new three-part series Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?

The captivating murder-mystery, which boasts an all-star cast, is based on the iconic 1934 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.

Man's best friend: Hugh was spotted taking his pet dog for a walk on Sunday, in a pair of dark trousers and trainers

Man’s best friend: Hugh was spotted taking his pet dog for a walk on Sunday, in a pair of dark trousers and trainers

It follows vicar’s son Bobby Jones, played by Will Poulter and his adventurous friend, socialite Lady Frances Derwent, as they dig deep into a murder.

It also star big names such as Emma Thompson and Jim Broadbent who play aristocrats Lord and Lady Marcham, the parents of Lady Frances.

Hugh is starring in the miniseries as psychologist Dr. James Nicholson, as well as directing the show.

Casual: He kept the cold at bay in a navy jumper and wrapped up warm in matching dark blue beanie as he soaked up the spring sunshine

Casual: He kept the cold at bay in a navy jumper and wrapped up warm in matching dark blue beanie as he soaked up the spring sunshine

He said: ‘I loved this book as a nipper and still do. The hairs on the back of my neck haven’t properly settled down from the first time I grasped the beauty of the essential mystery.

‘Since then, I have fallen deeper and deeper in love with the characters, and feel immensely honored to have been given the chance to retell their story in this form.’

‘I will wear a tie on set, and give it everything I have.’

New role: Hugh's outing comes ahead of the of the release of his new three-part series Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

New role: Hugh’s outing comes ahead of the of the release of his new three-part series Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?

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