Stephen Fry was born in London in 1957 and educated at Stout’s Hill, Uppingham and Queens’ College, Cambridge. At Cambridge he joined the Footlights where he first met Hugh Laurie. He has numerous television appearances to his credit, most notably A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Jeeves and Wooster, Blackadder and QI, and is a regular contributor to radio shows including Just a Minute, I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and The News Quiz. Major film roles include Peter in Peter’s Friends (1990) and Oscar Wilde in Wilde (1997).
He is the author of the best-selling novels The Liar, The Hippopotamus, Making History and The Stars’ Tennis Balls, as well as the highly acclaimed autobiography Moab is my Washpot and, in 2005, a well-received guide to writing poetry, The Ode Less Travelled. The second and third instalments of his autobiography, The Fry Chronicles and More Fool Me, were both bestsellers.
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The Fry Chronicles
Stephen Fry has starred in films, on television, stage and radio. He has presented and directed, he has lectured and made documentaries on depression and […]
Stephen Fry In America
Stephen Fry turns his celebrated wit and insight to unearthing the real America as he travels across the continent in his black taxicab. Stephen’s account […]