Actor Hugh Grant finally married at 57 his Swedish girlfriend Anna Eberstein, 39, in an intimate ceremony.

The married on Friday amid close-knit family and friends at Chelsea registry office, reports mirror.co.uk.

"The Four Weddings and a Funeral" actor wore a sleek navy blue suit, while Eberstein dressed casually in a powder blue shirt and short white skirt that featured a thick black belt.

While Eberstein was wearing a modest gold band, Grant's large, ornate ring featured three dramatic red stones.

Following the ceremony, the newly married couple, along with Eberstein's parents and two brothers, Grant's father and brother and their two eldest children, travelled in chauffeur driven cars to carry on the celebrations at an unknown location.

The nuptials were said to have come as a suprise to many of his close friends, who thought he would never marry.

He himself once called marriage "unromantic", saying: "Do I think humans are meant to be in a 40-year-long faithful relationship? No, no, no."

Grant and Eberstein also share son John, five, and a daughter, two, whose name is not known.

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