Stephen Fry

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Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter and film director, and a director of Norwich City Football Club. He first came to attention in the 1981 Cambridge Footlights Revue presentation "The Cellar Tapes", which also included Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson and Tony Slattery. With Hugh Laurie, as the comedy double act Fry and Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry & Laurie, and the duo also played the title roles in Jeeves and Wooster.

As a solo actor, Fry played the lead in the film Wilde, was Melchett in the BBC television series Blackadder, starred as the title character Peter Kingdom in the ITV series Kingdom, and is the host of the quiz show QI. He also presented a 2008 television series Stephen Fry in America, which saw him travelling across all 50 U.S. states in six episodes. Fry has a recurring guest role as Dr. Gordon Wyatt on the Fox crime series Bones.

Apart from his work in television, Fry has contributed columns and articles for newspapers and magazines, and has written four novels and two volumes of autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot and The Fry Chronicles. He also appears frequently on BBC Radio 4, starring in the comedy series Absolute Power, being a frequent guest on panel games such as Just a Minute, and acting as chairman for I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, where he was one of a trio of hosts who succeeded the late Humphrey Lyttelton. Fry is also known in the UK for his audiobook recordings, including as reader for all seven Harry Potter novels.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter and film director, and a director of Norwich City Football Club. He first came to attention in the 1981 Cambridge Footlights Revue presentation "The Cellar Tapes", which also included Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson and Tony Slattery. With Hugh Laurie, as the comedy double act Fry and Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry & Laurie, and the duo also played the title roles in Jeeves and Wooster.

As a solo actor, Fry played the lead in the film Wilde, was Melchett in the BBC television series Blackadder, starred as the title character Peter Kingdom in the ITV series Kingdom, and is the host of the quiz show QI. He also presented a 2008 television series Stephen Fry in America, which saw him travelling across all 50 U.S. states in six episodes. Fry has a recurring guest role as Dr. Gordon Wyatt on the Fox crime series Bones.

Apart from his work in television, Fry has contributed columns and articles for newspapers and magazines, and has written four novels and two volumes of autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot and The Fry Chronicles. He also appears frequently on BBC Radio 4, starring in the comedy series Absolute Power, being a frequent guest on panel games such as Just a Minute, and acting as chairman for I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, where he was one of a trio of hosts who succeeded the late Humphrey Lyttelton. Fry is also known in the UK for his audiobook recordings, including as reader for all seven Harry Potter novels.

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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 143

Birthday 1957-08-24

Place of Birth Hampstead, London, England, UK

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.stephenfry.com/

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Canterville Ghost as Sir Simon De Canterville (voice)
2016 The Great Indoors(1 episode) as Roland
2016 The Pocoyo Movie as Narrator
2016 Love & Friendship as Mr. Johnson
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass as Cheshire Cat
2016 Pocoyo's Halloween as Narrator
2016 The Man Who Knew Infinity as Sir Francis Spring
2015 A Life On Screen: Stephen Fry as Himself
2015 Tomorrow as Chris
2015 Stephen Fry in Central America(3 episodes) as Himself - Presenter
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Master of Laketown
2014 The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill as Himself
2014 That Sugar Film as Himself
2014 Tiny Giants as Narrator
2014 Hidden Kingdoms(3 episodes) as Narrator
2014 Hidden Kingdoms as Narrator
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as The Master of Laketown
2013 The Look of Love as Barrister
2013 The Lonely Dodo as Narrator/Mascarene Grass Frog
2013 Le Mini Noël des Borrowers
2012 Doors Open as Professor Robert Gissing
2012 Gadget Man(6 episodes) as Presenter
2012 Cicada Princess as Narrator (voice)
2012 A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman as Oscar Wilde (voice)
2012 Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets as Himself
2012 The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff(8 episodes) as Skulkingworm
2012 Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre as Malvolio
2011 The Borrowers as Professor Mildeye
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows as Mycroft Holmes
2011 Holy Flying Circus as God
2011 Fry's Planet Word
2011 Fry's Planet Word(5 episodes)
2011 Ocean Giants as Narrater
2011 Ocean Giants(3 episodes) as Narrator
2011 Horrible Histories with Stephen Fry(7 episodes)
2011 March of the Dinosaurs as Narrator
2011 Benjamin Sniddlegrass and The Cauldron of Penguins as The Narrator
2010 Lost Connection as Dad
2010 Stephen Fry Live at the Sydney Opera House as Stephen Fry
2010 Alice in Wonderland as The Cheshire Cat (voice)
2010 The Virtual Revolution(4 episodes)
2010 Wagner & Me as Himself
2009 House of Boys as Dr. Marsh
2009 Chris Moyles' Quiz Night(1 episode)
2008 Blackadder Rides Again as himself
2008 Stephen Fry in America(14 episodes)
2008 Pocoyo: Fun & Dance with Pocoyo as Narrator
2008 Tales of the Riverbank as Owl
2008 The Machine That Made Us as Himself
2007 St. Trinian's as Stephen Fry
2007 Eichmann as Minister Tormer
2007 Kingdom(41 episodes) as Peter Kingdom
2006 Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive as Himself
2006 Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive(2 episodes)
2006 The Secret Show(1 episode)
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 Stormbreaker as Smithers
2005 V for Vendetta as Gordon Deitrich
2005 Bones(1 episode)
2005 Extras(1 episode) as Stephen Fry
2005 A Cock and Bull Story as Patrick Curator / Parson Yorick
2005 Doctor Who(1 episode)
2005 Missing (UK)(1 episode)
2005 MirrorMask as Librarian
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as Narrator/The Guide
2005 Pocoyo(181 episodes)
2005 Tom Brown's Schooldays as Dr. Thomas Arnold
2005 Meet Pocoyo! as Narrator
2005 Pocoyo & Friends as Narrator
2004 A Bear Named Winnie as Protheroe
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? as Himself
2004 Who Do You Think You Are?(1 episode)
2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers as Maurice Woodruff
2004 Tooth as Pedro
2003 Absolute Power(12 episodes) as Charles Prentiss
2003 QI(203 episodes) as Himself - Presenter
2003 Fortysomething(1 episode) as Derek
2002 Top Gear(2 episodes)
2002 Thunderpants as Sir Anthony Silk
2001 Gosford Park as Inspector Thompson
2001 24(12 episodes) as Alastair Davies P.M.
2001 The Discovery of Heaven as Onno Quist
2001 Four Play as Nigel Steele
2001 Baddiel's Syndrome(13 episodes)
2000 Sabotage! as Wellington
2000 Relative Values as Frederick Crestwell
2000 Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? as Dr. Peter Robinson
2000 Gormenghast(5 episodes)
2000 Longitude as Sir Kenelm Digby
1999 Blackadder Back & Forth as Melchett
1999 The Magician's House(12 episodes) as Jasper the Owl (voice)
1999 Watership Down(39 episodes)
1999 Comic Relief(2 episodes)
1998 So Graham Norton(1 episode)
1998 In the Red(3 episodes)
1998 A Civil Action as Pinder
1997 Wilde as Oscar Wilde
1996 The Wind in the Willows as The Judge
1995 The Thin Blue Line(1 episode)
1995 The Steal
1995 Cold Comfort Farm as Mybug
1994 I.Q. as James Moreland
1994 Room 101(1 episode)
1993 Shooting Stars(2 episodes)
1993 Stalag Luft as Wing Commander James Forrester
1992 The Common Pursuit
1992 The Borrowers(12 episodes)
1992 Peter's Friends as Peter Morton
1990 Jeeves and Wooster(23 episodes) as Jeeves
1989 Happy Families(5 episodes)
1989 Anything More Would Be Greedy(8 episodes)
1989 Saturday Night Clive(1 episode)
1989 A Bit of Fry and Laurie(25 episodes)
1989 The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball as Himself
1988 This Morning(1 episode)
1988 A Fish Called Wanda as Hutchison
1988 A Handful of Dust as Reggie
1988 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years as King Charles I
1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol as Lords Melchett / Frondo
1987 The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball as Himself
1985 The Good Father as Creighton
1985 Happy Families(6 episodes)
1984 Chance in a Million(1 episode)
1983 The Crystal Cube as Dr. Adrian Cowlacey
1983 Blackadder(6 episodes) as General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett
1983 Blackadder(7 episodes)
1983 Alfresco(13 episodes)
1982 Cambridge Footlights Revue as various
1982 Countdown(6 episodes)
1982 Wogan(2 episodes)
1967 Natural World(3 episodes) as Narrator
1900 Jools Holland: My Life in Music as Himself
1900 Last Chance to See as Himself
1900 This is David Lander(12 episodes)
1900 Last Chance to See(15 episodes)
1900 Weekend In Wallop(0 episodes)
1900 The BAFTA Awards(5 episodes)
1900 The Story of Light Entertainment(8 episodes)

Writing

2011 Fry's Planet Word … Writer
2011 Fry's Planet Word(5 episodes) … Writer
2008 Stephen Fry in America(6 episodes) … Writer
2006 The Magic Flute … Screenplay
2003 Bright Young Things … Screenplay
2001 Lucky Break … Book
1989 A Bit of Fry and Laurie(17 episodes) … Writer

Creator

1989 A Bit of Fry and Laurie … Creator
1900 The Crystal Cube … Creator
1900 Wildlife SOS … Creator

Directing

2003 Bright Young Things … Director

Production

2016 Tickled … Executive Producer

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