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date: 14 October 2019

Fry, Stephen John free

Born 24 Aug. 1957; s of Alan John Fry and Marianne Eve (née Newman); m 2015, Elliott Spencer

writer, actor, comedian


Uppingham Sch.; Queens’ Coll., Cambridge (MA; Hon. Fellow, 2005)


TV series: Blackadder, 1987–89; A Bit of Fry and Laurie, 1989–95; Jeeves in Jeeves and Wooster, 1990–92; Gormenghast, 2000; Absolute Power, 2003, 2005; Kingdom, 2007–09; Bones, 2007–09, 2017; 24: Live Another Day, 2014; The Great Indoors, 2016–17; presenter: QI, 2003–15; Stephen Fry: Gadget Man, 2012; Stephen Fry’s Key to the City, 2013; writer and presenter: Stephen Fry in America, 2008; Last Chance To See, 2009; Fry’s Planet Word, 2011; TV documentary: Stephen Fry: the secret life of a manic depressive, 2006 (Emmy Award, 2007); Stephen Fry: Out There, 2013; Fry’s Central America, 2015; The Not So Secret Life of the Manic Depressive: 10 years on, 2016; theatre: Forty Years On, Queen’s, 1984; The Common Pursuit, Phoenix, 1988; Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s Globe, transf. Apollo Th., 2012; films: Peter’s Friends, 1992; I.Q., 1995; Wilde, 1997; Cold Comfort Farm, 1997; The Tichborne Claimant, 1998; Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, 2000; Relative Values, 2000; Gosford Park, 2002; (dir) Bright Young Things, 2003; Tooth, 2004; The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, 2004; (for TV) Tom Brown’s Schooldays, 2005; V for Vendetta, 2006; St Trinian’s, 2007; Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, 2011; (for TV) The Borrowers, 2011; (for TV) Doors Open, 2012; The Look of Love, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 2013; The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, 2014; The Man Who Knew Infinity, Love & Friendship, 2016; radio series: Fry’s English Delight, 2008–. Numerous audiobook recordings incl. Harry Potter series. Columnist: The Listener, 1988–89; Daily Telegraph, 1990–91; The Guardian, 2007–


Me and My Girl, 1984 (musical performed in West End and on Broadway); A Bit of Fry and Laurie: collected scripts, 1990; Moab is My Washpot (autobiog.), 1997; The Ode Less Travelled, 2005; Stephen Fry in America, 2008; The Fry Chronicles: an autobiography, 2010; The Library Book, 2012; More Fool Me: a memoir, 2014; novels: The Liar, 1991; The Hippopotamus, 1994; Making History, 1996; The Stars’ Tennis Balls, 2000


smoking, drinking, swearing, pressing wild flowers


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