His romantic relationship with Elizabeth Hurley ended many years ago.
But Hugh Grant has always been close to her son Damien – his godson – over the years.
The actor, who has recently become a dad, continues to play a big part in the eight-year-old”s life.
And he had a fun outing in store for Elizabeth”s son this week – taking him to the cinema to see animated adventure Pirates.
The swashbuckling fun was sure to bring back fond memories for the pair. When Damien was four, Hugh gave him a pirate costume for Christmas.
The gift was his “favourite present”, said Elizabeth, who added that the little boy – her son from a relationship with Steve Bing – wore it “every weekend”.
“Uncle Hugh”, as he is called by both Elizabeth and Damien, lives around the corner from the pair”s London home. “We see an awful lot of him,” says Elizabeth.
“Hugh adores him and it works very well indeed.”