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Stephen Fry

Comedian, Actor
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Net worth 2018: $30 Million
Residence: Hampstead, London, England, UK
Country: British
BirthDay: 24 August 1957
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.96 m
Education: Uppingham School, City College Norwich, Paston College, Cawston Primary School, University of Cambridge, Queens' College, Cambridge

Stephen Fry was bornon 24 August 1957 in Hampstead, London, England, UK, British, is Comedian, Actor. Stephen Fry is a versatile genius who has earned great fame as an actor, author, poet, comedian and television and radio presenter. He overcame a very distressful childhood and adolescence and blossomed into a comedian during his days at Cambridge. He began his career with television along with Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson, all of whom made their mark in the film and television industry. His professional rapport with Laurie was excellent and soon they began to be seen as a comedy double act. They not only acted out the comedy skits, but wrote the scripts as well. He also presented many documentary films for television on a wide range of topics. He has hosted quiz programs on television and radio. His acting was not restricted to comedy roles in television but also extended to films and dramas. He was notable for his treatment of literary cult classics. He lent his voice to many audio books such as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and to many advertisements. He has written three novels, several works of nonfiction and two volumes of autobiography. He has been active on Twitter reaching out to a million followers in his inimitable style. He is an outspoken supporter of gay rights, of Palestinian rights and promotes awareness of bipolar disorder.


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He lent his voice to the title role in an operetta, ‘Paul Bunyan’, composed by Benjamin Britten and staged at the Wales Millennium Centre with the Welsh National Youth Opera in August 2013


The five hour-long episodes were broadcast on two BBC channels in September and October, 2011


A six–part series for BBC, ‘Stephen Fry in America’, in 2008, saw him travel mostly in a cab across all the states of the United States of America, except Arkansas


Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive’, a 2006 two-part television documentary explored the effect of living with bipolar disorder based on the experiences of people like him who are suffering from this mood disorder


He began hosting ‘QI (Quite Interesting)’, a comedy panel game television quiz show in 2003


His first autobiography, ‘Moab Is My Washpot’ (1997), covers the first 20 years of his life while his second volume published in 2010, ‘The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography’ is a continuation of his first autobiography


From 1990 to 1993, he starred in ‘Jeeves and Wooster’, adapted from Jeeves stories, aired on ITV network, as Jeeves, with Hugh Laurie (as Bertie Wooster)


‘A Bit of Fry & Laurie’, a comedy television series written by and starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcasted on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995 ran for four series and earned great popularity


His television career began in 1982 with ‘The Cellar Tapes’ revue, written with Laurie, Emma Thompson and Tony Slattery


In the second half of the 1980s, he starred in ‘Blackadder II’, and ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’, as General Melchett

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