Stephen Fry

24 Aug 1957

Actor, Writer, Director

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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Filmography (43 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Love & Friendship
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Johnson)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Cheshire Cat (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···The Man Who Knew Infinity
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sir Francis Spring)
Genre: Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Master of Laketown)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Master of Laketown)
(movie, 2014)
···Cicada Princess
Genre: Romance
Role: Actor (as voice over)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The Master of Laketown)
(movie, 2013)
···The Look of Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···The Lonely Dodo
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Narrator · Mascarene Grass Frog)
(movie, 2011)
···The Borrowers
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Professor Mildeye)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mycroft Holmes)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as The Narrator)
(movie, 2010)
···Konferenz der Tiere
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Socrates)
(movie, 2010)
8.1Alice in Wonderland
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as The Cheshire Cat (voice))
(movie, 2008)
···Tales of the Riverbank
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Owl)
(movie, 2007)
···St. Trinian's
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Stephen Fry)
(movie, 2007)
···Eichmann
Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Role: Actor (as Minister Tormer)
(movie, 2006)
···The Magic Flute
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Writer
(movie, 2006)
···Stormbreaker
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Smithers)
(movie, 2006)
7.0V for Vendetta
Genre: Action, Thriller, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Gordon Deitrich)
(movie, 2005)
···A Cock and Bull Story
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Patrick Curator · Parson Yorick)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Narrator · The Guide)
(movie, 2005)
···MirrorMask
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Librarian)
(movie, 2005)
···Tom Brown's Schooldays
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Thomas Arnold)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maurice Woodruff)
(movie, 2004)
···A Bear Named Winnie
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Protheroe the Zookeeper)
(movie, 2003)
···Bright Young Things
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···Gosford Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Inspector Thompson)
(movie, 2001)
···The Discovery of Heaven
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Onno Quist)
(movie, 2000)
···Longitude
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Sir Kenelm Digby)
(movie, 2000)
···Sabotage!
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Wellington)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Peter Robinson)
(mini-series, 1998)
···In the Red
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Controller, Radio 2)
(movie, 1998)
···The Tichborne Claimant
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hawkins)
(movie, 1997)
···Wilde
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Oscar Wilde)
(movie, 1996)
···The Wind in the Willows
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Role: Actor (as The Judge)
(movie, 1995)
···Cold Comfort Farm
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mybug)
(movie, 1994)
···I.Q.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as James Moreland)
(movie, 1993)
···Stalag Luft
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Wing Commander James Forrester)
(movie, 1992)
···Peter's Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Peter Morton)
(movie, 1988)
···A Fish Called Wanda
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Hutchison)
(movie, 1988)
···Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Genre: Comedy, History
Role: Actor (as Lords Melchett · Frondo)
(movie, 1982)
···Cambridge Footlights Revue
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Various Characters)