|Born||Stephen John Fry|
24 August 1957
Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English humorist, writer, actor, novelist, filmmaker and television presenter. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A humorist is a person who writes or performs humorous material A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story Filmmaking is the process of making a Film, from an initial story idea or commission through scriptwriting shooting editing and finally distribution to an audience A presenter, or host (sometimes hostess, in feminine form is a Person or Organization responsible for running an event As one half of the Fry and Laurie double act with his comedy partner, Hugh Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry and Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster. This article is about the comedy double act For their television series see " A Bit of Fry and Laurie " James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE (born June 11, 1959) is an English Actor, Comedian, Writer and Musician A Bit of Fry and Laurie, commonly known as ABOFAL was a British Television series starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Jeeves and Wooster is a British Comedy Television series adapted by Clive Exton from P He is also famous for his roles in Blackadder and Wilde, and as the host of QI. Blackadder is the generic name that encompasses four series of an acclaimed BBC One historical sitcom, along with several one-off instalments Wilde is a 1997 British Biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the titular role In traditional Chinese culture, qi (zh [[wikt氣 氣]] Pinyin qì, Wade-Giles ch'i Jyutping In addition to writing for stage, screen, television and radio, he has contributed columns and articles for numerous newspapers and magazines, and has written four successful novels and an autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot. Moab Is My Washpot (published 1997) is Stephen Fry ’s humorous Autobiography, covering the first 20 years of his life
Fry was born in Hampstead, London, the son of Alan Fry, an English physicist, and Marianne Newman, who is of Austrian-Jewish parentage. Hampstead is an area of London, England, located north-west of Charing Cross. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A physicist is a Scientist who studies or practices Physics. Physicists study a wide range of physical phenomena in many branches of physics spanning Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ His mother's aunt and cousins were killed in Auschwitz concentration camp. "Auschwitz" redirects here For the town see Oświęcim Auschwitz-Birkenau () was the largest of Nazi Germany  Fry grew up in the village of Booton near Reepham, Norfolk, having moved from Chesham, Buckinghamshire when very young. Booton is a village and Civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, just east of Reepham and seven miles west of Reepham is a small Town in Norfolk, England and has had Market town status since 1277 a sign to mark this has recently been erected Norfolk (ˈnɔrfək is a low-lying county in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom. Chesham (pronounced traditionally and locally "Chess-am" or "Chezz-um although "Chesh-am" has become more common in usage is a Market town in Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England.
Fry briefly attended Cawston Primary School, Cawston, Norfolk, described later in his 1997 book Moab Is My Washpot before going on to Stouts Hill Preparatory School, and then to Uppingham School, Rutland, where he joined Fircroft house. Stouts Hill is an 18th-Century Gothic revival country house situated in the Cotswolds, just outside the village of Uley. Uppingham School is a co-educational Independent school situated in the small town of Uppingham in Rutland, England. Rutland is a county of mainland England, bounded on the west and north by Leicestershire, northeast by Lincolnshire, and southeast by Uppingham School is a co-educational Independent school situated in the small town of Uppingham in Rutland, England. He was expelled from Uppingham when he was fifteen, and subsequently from the Paston School. Expulsion at a School or University is defined as removing a student from the institution for violating rules or Honor codes. Uppingham School is a co-educational Independent school situated in the small town of Uppingham in Rutland, England. At seventeen, following his failure at Norfolk College of Arts and Technology, Fry absconded with a credit card stolen from a family friend, and as a result spent three months in Pucklechurch Prison for fraud. A credit card is part of a system of Payments named after the small Plastic card issued to users of the system Ashfield Prison is a British prison at in Pucklechurch, South Gloucestershire near Bristol. In the broadest sense a fraud is a Deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual Following his release he resumed education at Norwich City College, promising administrators that he would study rigorously to sit the Cambridge entrance exams. City College Norwich (CCN is a college which is located on Ipswich Road in Norwich, Norfolk, UK The University of Cambridge (often Cambridge University) located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the He passed well enough to gain a scholarship to Queens' College, Cambridge. Queens' College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge, Fry gained a degree in English literature, joined the Cambridge Footlights, and appeared on University Challenge. The term English literature refers to Literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by Writers not necessarily from Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club, commonly referred to simply as the Footlights, is an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge England, run by the students University Challenge is a long-running British television quiz show, licensed and produced by Granada Television.  As a member of the Footlights, he also met his future comedy collaborator, Hugh Laurie.
Fry struggled to keep his homosexuality secret during his teenage years at public school, and was celibate for 16 years from 1979 until 1995. Homosexuality refers to sexual behavior with or attraction to people of the same sex or to a Homosexual orientation. An independent school in the United Kingdom is a school relying upon private sources for all of its funding predominantly in the form of school fees Celibacy refers to the lack of participation in Sexual intercourse.   When asked about when he knew he was homosexual he quotes an old friend and says, "I suppose it all began when I came out of the womb. I looked back up at my mother and thought to myself, 'That's the last time I'm coming out of one of those. ' " Fry currently lives in London with his partner, Daniel Cohen, whom he met in 1995. He famously drives a former 1988 London black cab. See also Taxicab ||-||-||}A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab or hack) is a Carriage or Automobile He also has a second home in West Bilney, near King's Lynn, Norfolk. King's Lynn is a town and Port in Norfolk, England. Over the years the town has been known variously as Bishop's Lynn and Lynn Regis Norfolk (ˈnɔrfək is a low-lying county in East Anglia, England, United Kingdom.
Fry has been diagnosed with cyclothymia. Cyclothymia (pronounced /ˌsaɪkləˈθaɪmiə ˌsɪklə-/ is a Mood disorder.  He suffered a nervous breakdown in 1995 while appearing in a West End play called Cell Mates and subsequently walked out of the production, prompting its early closure and incurring the displeasure of co-star Rik Mayall and playwright Simon Gray. Mental breakdown (also known as nervous breakdown or snapping) is a non-medical term used to describe a sudden acute attack of Mental illness such as West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of London 's "Theatreland" Cell Mates is a play by Simon Gray. It opened at the Albery Theatre, London on 17 February 1995, starring Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall (born 7 March, 1958) is an English Actor, Writer and Comedian. Simon James Holliday Gray CBE ( October 21, 1936 – August 7, 2008) was a prolific postwar British playwright whose work was performed Mayall's comedy partner, Adrian Edmondson, made light of the subject in his and Mayall's second Bottom live show. Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson (born 24 January 1957 is an English Actor, Comedian, director and Writer After walking out of the production, Fry went missing for several days while contemplating suicide. He abandoned the idea and left the United Kingdom by ferry, eventually resurfacing in Belgium. The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those 
Fry has spoken publicly about his experience with bipolar disorder, which was also depicted in the documentary Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic-Depressive.  In the programme, he interviewed other sufferers of the illness including celebrities Carrie Fisher, Richard Dreyfuss and Tony Slattery. Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, Screenwriter and Novelist. Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (born October 29 1947 is an Academy Award -winning American Actor, known for a number of film television and theater roles such Anthony Declan James Slattery (born 9 November 1959) is an English Actor. Also featured were chef Rick Stein, whose father committed suicide, Robbie Williams, who talks of his experience with unipolar depression, and comedienne/former psychiatric nurse Jo Brand. Christopher Richard (Rick Stein OBE (born January 4 1947) is an English Chef, restaurateur Robert Peter Maximilian Williams (born 13 February 1974) is an English singer Major depressive disorder, also known as major depression, unipolar depression, unipolar disorder, clinical depression, or simply depression Josephine Grace Brand (born 3 May 1957 in Hastings, Sussex) is an English Comedienne.
Fry was an active supporter of the British Labour Party for many years, and appeared in a party political broadcast on its behalf with Hugh Laurie and Michelle Collins in November, 1993. The Labour Party is a Political party in the United Kingdom. Founded at the start of the 20th century it has been since the 1920s the principal party of the Michelle A Collins (born May 28 1963 in Hackney, East London) is a British actress best known for her roles on television Despite this, he did not vote in the 2005 General Election because of the stance of both the Labour and Conservative parties with regard to the Iraq War. A general election is an Election in which all or most members of a given political body are up for election The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is a Political party in the United Kingdom. The Iraq War, also known as the Second Gulf War, the Occupation of Iraq, or the War in Iraq, is an ongoing Military campaign Despite his praising of the current government for social reform, Fry has been critical of the Labour Party's "Third Way" concept. The Third Way is a term that has been used to describe a variety of political philosophies of governance that embracing a mix of market and interventionist philosophies He is on cordial terms with Prince Charles (despite satirising him heavily as King Charles I in the comedy programme Blackadder: The Cavalier Years), through his work with the Prince's Trust. Charles I, (19 November 1600 &ndash 30 January 1649 was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution. Blackadder The Cavalier Years is a 15 minute one-off edition of Blackadder set during the English Civil War, shown as part of Comic The Prince's Trust is a charity in the United Kingdom founded by the Prince of Wales to help young people He attended the wedding of the Prince of Wales to Camilla Parker-Bowles in 2005.
Fry is a friend of British comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson and was best man at Atkinson's wedding to Sunetra Sastry at the Russian Tea Room in New York City. James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE (born June 11, 1959) is an English Actor, Comedian, Writer and Musician Rowan Atkinson (born 6 January 1955 is an English Comedian, actor and writer famous for his title roles in the British television comedies Blackadder The Russian Tea Room is a restaurant in New York City, located at 150 West  57th Street between Carnegie Hall Tower and Metropolitan The City of New York He was also a friend of British actor John Mills. Sir John Mills CBE (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills; 22 February 1908 &ndash 23 April 2005) was an English 
He was best man at the wedding of Hugh Laurie and is godfather to all three of Laurie's children. James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE (born June 11, 1959) is an English Actor, Comedian, Writer and Musician
A fan of cricket, Fry is related to former England cricketer C.B. Fry, and was recently interviewed for the Ashes Fever DVD, reporting on England's victory against Australia in the 2005 Ashes series. Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries Charles Burgess Fry ( 25 April 1872 – 7 September 1956) was an English Polymath; an outstanding Sportsman The England cricket team is the national cricket team which represents England and Wales. The Australian cricket team is the national cricket team of Australia. The 2005 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing and storied Cricket rivalry between England and Australia. Regarding football, he is a supporter of Norwich City (as mentioned in Ashes Fever), and is a regular visitor to Carrow Road. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here Carrow Road is a British football Stadium in Norwich, England.
He has been described as "deeply dippy for all things digital", claims to have owned the second Macintosh sold in the UK (the first going to Douglas Adams) and to have never encountered a smartphone that he has not bought. A digital system uses discrete (discontinuous values usually but not always Symbolized Numerically (hence called "digital" to represent information for Macintosh, commonly nicknamed Mac is a Brand name which covers several lines of Personal computers designed developed and marketed by Apple Inc Douglas Noël Adams (11 March 1952 &ndash 11 May 2001 was an English author comic Radio dramatist A smartphone is a Mobile phone offering advanced capabilities beyond a typical mobile phone often with PC -like functionality  He counts Wikipedia among his favourite websites "because I like to find out that I died, and that I'm currently in a ballet in China, and all the other very accurate and important things that the Wikipedia site brings us all. "
On 30 April 2008, Fry signed an open letter, published in The Guardian newspaper by some well known Jewish personalities, stating their opposition to celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel. Events 313 - Roman emperor Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common The Guardian (until 1959 The Manchester Guardian) is a British Newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. 
Fry's career in television began with the 1982 broadcasting of The Cellar Tapes, the 1981 Cambridge Footlights Revue written by Fry, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson and Tony Slattery. Emma Thompson (born April 15 1959 is an Academy Award - Emmy Award - BAFTA Award - and Golden Globe -winning Anglo-Scottish Actress The revue caught the attention of Granada Television, who, keen to replicate the success of the BBC's Not the Nine O'Clock News, hired Fry, Laurie and Thompson to star alongside Ben Elton in There's Nothing To Worry About! A second series, re-titled Alfresco, was broadcast in 1983 and a third in 1984; it established Fry and Laurie's reputation as a comedy double act. Granada Television is the United Kingdom ITV contractor for North West England. Not the Nine O'Clock News is a Comedy Television programme shown on the BBC from 1979 to 1982 Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959 is an English Comedian, writer and director. Alfresco was a British Television series starring Robbie Coltrane, Ben Elton, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, This article is about the comedy double act For their television series see " A Bit of Fry and Laurie " In 1983, the BBC offered them their own show, which became The Crystal Cube, a mixture of science fiction and mock documentary that was axed after the first episode. The Crystal Cube was a Mockumentary Television pilot written by and starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on 7 Undeterred, Fry and Laurie appeared in an episode of The Young Ones in 1984, and Fry in Ben Elton's 1985 series, Happy Families. The Young Ones was a popular British sitcom, first seen in 1982, on BBC2. This article is about the 1985 comedy series written by Ben Elton
Forgiving Fry and Laurie for The Crystal Cube, the BBC commissioned a sketch show in 1986 that was to become A Bit of Fry and Laurie. A Bit of Fry and Laurie, commonly known as ABOFAL was a British Television series starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen The programme ran for 26 episodes spanning four series between 1986 and 1995, and was greatly successful. At the same time Fry was starring in Blackadder II, as Lord Melchett, Blackadder the Third, as the Duke of Wellington, and notably in Blackadder Goes Forth, as General Melchett. Blackadder II is the second series of the BBC Situation comedy Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Blackadder is the generic name that encompasses four series of an acclaimed BBC One historical sitcom, along with several one-off instalments Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, KP, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS ( c Blackadder Goes Forth is the fourth and final series of the BBC Situation comedy Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis In 1988, he became a regular contestant on the popular improvisational comedy radio show Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Improvisational theatre (also known as improv or impro) is a form of Theatre in which the Actors use Improvisational acting techniques Whose Line Is It Anyway? (abbreviated to Whose Line? or WLIIA) was a short-form Improvisational comedy TV show However, when it moved to television, he only appeared three times: twice in the first series and once in the ninth.
Between 1990 and 1993, Fry starred as Jeeves (alongside Hugh Laurie's Bertie Wooster) in Jeeves and Wooster, 23 hour-long adaptations of P.G. Wodehouse's novels and short stories. Reginald Jeeves is a Fictional character in the short stories and novels of P Bertram Wilberforce "Bertie" Wooster is a recurring Fictional character in the Jeeves novels of British Author Jeeves and Wooster is a British Comedy Television series adapted by Clive Exton from P Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975 (ˈwʊdhaʊs was an English Comic novelist who enjoyed enormous popular success
In 2003, he began hosting QI, an intellectual panel game that has become one of the most-watched entertainment programmes on British television. In traditional Chinese culture, qi (zh [[wikt氣 氣]] Pinyin qì, Wade-Giles ch'i Jyutping  In 2006, he won the Rose d'Or award for Best Game Show Host for his work on the series. The Rose d'Or ( Golden Rose in English is a highly prestigious Television award given annually since 1961 at the Festival Rose d'Or in spring each year 
A foray into documentary-making has seen Fry fronting the Emmy Award-winning The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive in 2006, and in 2007 a documentary on the subject of HIV and AIDS, HIV and Me. Also in 2006, he appeared in the genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are?, tracing his family tree to discover his Slovak Jewish ancestry. Who Do You Think You Are? is a British Genealogy documentary series that has aired on the BBC since 2004 } The Slovaks or Slovakians are a western Slavic People that primarily inhabit Slovakia and speak the Slovak language, which is PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ He has filmed a six-part travel series entitled Stephen Fry in America for broadcast in 2008.  A five-part companion series, More Fry in America, has been commissioned for BBC Four; it will feature in-depth essays that Fry couldn't include in the former documentary because of time constraints. 
As of 2008, Fry is appearing in, and is executive producer for, the second series of legal drama Kingdom. Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions and Sprout for ITV. He has also taken up a recurring guest role as psychiatrist Dr. Gordon Wyatt in the popular American drama Bones. Bones is an American drama Television series that premiered on the Fox Network on September 13, 2005. While filming in Brazil for the series Last Chance to See, Fry broke his right arm. The book Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine was first published in 1990, as a companion to the BBC 
Having made his film debut in the 1985 movie The Good Father, Fry had a brief appearance in A Fish Called Wanda and then appeared in the lead role for Kenneth Branagh's Peter's Friends in 1992. The Good Father is a 1985 British Film directed by Mike Newell and starring Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 Comedy film released by MGM. It was written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton and directed Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1960) is an Emmy Award -winning Academy Award -nominated Northern Irish Actor Peter's Friends ( 1992) is a British Comedy -drama Film written by Rita Rudner and her husband Martin Bergman, Portraying Oscar Wilde (a man of whom he had been a fan since the age of 13) in the 1997 film Wilde, he fulfilled to critical acclaim a role that he has said he was "born to play". Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900 was an Irish Playwright, Novelist, poet and Author of Wilde is a 1997 British Biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the titular role In 2001, he played the detective in Robert Altman's period costume drama, Gosford Park. Gosford Park is a 2001 film directed by Robert Altman. The Screenplay is by Julian Fellowes, based on an idea by Altman and producer
In 2003, Fry made his directorial debut with Bright Young Things, adapted by himself from Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies. Bright Young Things is a 2003 Comedy - Drama film written and directed by Stephen Fry; making his directorial debut Arthur Evelyn St John Waugh (ˈiːvlɪn ˈwɔː (28 October 1903 &ndash 10 April 1966 was an English Writer, best known for such darkly humorous and Vile Bodies is a 1930 novel by Evelyn Waugh satirising decadent young London society between World War I and World In 2001, he began hosting the BAFTA Film Awards, a role from which he stepped down in 2006. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA is a British charity that hosts annual awards shows for film television television craft video games and forms of animation  Later that same year, he wrote the English libretto and dialogue for Kenneth Branagh's film adaptation of The Magic Flute. A libretto is the text used in an extended Musical work such as an Opera, Operetta, Masque, sacred or secular Oratorio and The Magic Flute is an English adaptation of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 's singspiel " Die Zauberflöte " directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Fry continues to make regular film appearances, notably in treatments of literary cult classics. He served as narrator in a film version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and in 2005 he appeared in both A Cock and Bull Story, based on Tristram Shandy, and V for Vendetta. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction comedy series A Cock and Bull Story (released in the United States and Australia as Tristram Shandy A Cock and Bull Story) is a 2006 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Gentleman (or more briefly Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne. V for Vendetta is a 2006 action - thriller Film directed by James McTeigue and produced by Joel Silver  In 2006, he played the role of gadget-master Smithers in Stormbreaker, and in 2007 he appeared as himself hosting a quiz in St Trinian's. St Trinian's is a fictional girls' Boarding school, the creation of British cartoonist Ronald Searle, that later became the subject of a popular In 2007, Fry wrote a script for a remake of "Dambusters" for director Peter Jackson. 
Fry became famous to radio listeners with the creation of his supposed alter-ego, Donald Trefusis, whose "wireless essays" were broadcast on the Radio 4 programme Loose Ends. Professor Donald Trefusis is an eccentric fictional character created by Stephen Fry, initially as an occasional contributor to Ned Sherrin 's BBC Radio 4 Loose Ends is a British Radio programme originally broadcast on Saturday mornings and then transmitted early Saturday evenings from 1998 by BBC Radio In 1988, Fry wrote and presented a renowned six-part comedy series entitled Saturday Night Fry; frequent radio appearances have ensued (notably on panel games Just a Minute and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue). Saturday Night Fry was a six-part comedy series on BBC Radio 4, first broadcast in 1988. Just a Minute is a BBC Radio 4 Radio comedy Panel game which has been broadcast since 22 December 1967 and is hosted by I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, sometimes abbreviated to "ISIHAC" or simply "Clue", is a BBC In 2000, he began starring as Charles Prentiss in the Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power, reprising the role for three further series on radio and two on television. Absolute Power is a British Comedy series set in the offices of Prentiss McCabe a fictional Public relations company (or 'government-media
In 2007, he hosted Current Puns, an exploration into wordplay, and Radio 4: This Is Your Life, to celebrate the radio station's 40th anniversary. He also interviewed Tony Blair as part of a series of podcasts released by 10 Downing Street. Anthony Charles Lynton "Tony" Blair (born 6 May 1953 is a British Politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 to 
In February 2008, Fry began presenting podcasts entitled Stephen Fry's Podgrams, in which he recounts his life and recent experiences. 
Fry wrote a play entitled Latin! (or Tobacco and Boys) for the 1980 Edinburgh Festival, where it won the "Fringe First" prize. The Cellar Tapes, the Footlights Revue of the following year, won the Perrier Comedy Award. The ifcomedy awards, formerly the Perrier comedy awards, are a group of prizes awarded annually to comedy shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 1984, Fry adapted the hugely successful 1930s musical, Me and My Girl, for the West End, where it ran for eight years. Me and My Girl is a musical with book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L He also famously starred in Simon Gray's 1995 play, Cell Mates, from which he left three days into the West End run, pleading stage fright. Cell Mates is a play by Simon Gray. It opened at the Albery Theatre, London on 17 February 1995, starring He later recalled the incident as a hypomanic episode in his documentary on bipolar disorder. In 2007, Fry wrote a Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, which ran at London's Old Vic Theatre. Cinderella ( French: Cendrillon, Slovak: Popoluška, German: Aschenputtel, Spanish: Cenicienta The Old Vic is a Theatre located just south-east of Waterloo Station in London on the corner of The Cut and Waterloo Road. 
Since the publication of his first novel, The Liar, Fry has written three additional novels, several non-fiction works and an autobiography, all of which have been much acclaimed by critics. The Liar (published 1991) is Stephen Fry 's first Novel. The book relates the life of Adrian Healey a student at Cambridge University Making History is arguably Fry's most controversial book: set in an alternative universe inspired by Daniel Goldhagen's theses, it advances the argument that the Holocaust, or rather something with similar effects, would have occurred regardless of Hitler's existence. Making History ( 1997) is the third Novel by Stephen Fry. The plot involves the creation of an Alternate history where Hitler Daniel Jonah Goldhagen (born 1959 is an American political scientist and former Associate Professor of Political Science and Social Studies at
Fry's most recent book, The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking The Poet Within, is a guide to writing poetry. The Ode Less Travelled Unlocking the Poet Within is a book by Author, Actor, Comedian and director Stephen Fry about In the United Kingdom, he is a well-known narrator of audiobooks, notably the Harry Potter series. Harry Potter is a series of seven Fantasy novels written by British author J  He has recorded audio versions of works by Roald Dahl, Michael Bond, A. A. Milne, Anthony Buckeridge and Douglas Adams, as well as several of his own books. Roald Dahl ( 13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British Novelist Short story Writer Michael Bond, OBE, (born January 13, 1926 in Newbury Berkshire) is an English Children's author. Alan Alexander Milne (ˈmɪln (18 January 1882 &ndash 31 January 1956 was an English Author, best known for his Books about the Teddy bear Anthony Malcolm Buckeridge OBE ( 20 June 1912 &ndash 28 June 2004) was an English Author, best known for Douglas Noël Adams (11 March 1952 &ndash 11 May 2001 was an English author comic Radio dramatist
When writing a book review for Tatler, Fry wrote under an alias, Williver Hendry, editor of A Most Peculiar Friendship: The Correspondence of Lord Alfred Douglas and Jack Dempsey, a field close to Fry's heart as an Oscar Wilde enthusiast. Tatler is a British magazine published by Condé Nast Publications. Once a columnist in The Listener and The Daily Telegraph, he now writes a weekly technology column in the Saturday edition of The Guardian. See also New Zealand Listener and Listener (musician and The Listener (TV series The Listener was a weekly For "The Daily Telegraph" in Australia see The Daily Telegraph (Australia. The Guardian (until 1959 The Manchester Guardian) is a British Newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. His blog attracted over 300,000 visitors in its first two weeks of existence. 
Paul Henderson Scott
|Rector of the University of Dundee|
|NAME||Fry, Stephen John|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Fry, Stephen|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||English comedian|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1957-08-24|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hampstead, England|
|DATE OF DEATH|
|PLACE OF DEATH|