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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

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Stephen Fry

Born 1957-08-24 (61 years ago) in Hampstead, London, England, UK.
Height 196 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
National Television Award for Special Recognition 15th National Television Awards 2010
Shorty Award for Humor (MrsStephenFry) 2nd Annual Shorty Awards 2010 MrsStephenFry
International Emmy Award for Documentary (Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive) 2007 International Emmy Awards 2007 Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Gosford Park) 8th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 Gosford Park
Satellite Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble (Gosford Park) 6th Golden Satellite Awards 2002 Gosford Park
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble (Gosford Park) 7th Critics' Choice Awards 2001 Gosford Park
Sidewise Award for Best Long-Form Alternate History (Making History) 1998 Making History
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical (Me and My Girl) 32nd Drama Desk Awards 1987 Me and My Girl
Pipe Smoker of the Year
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance (QI) 2011 British Academy Television Awards 2011 QI
British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance (QI) 2010 British Academy Television Awards 2010 QI
British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance (QI) 2009 British Academy Television Awards 2009 QI
British Independent Film Award Douglas Hickox Award (Directorial Debut) (Bright Young Things) British Independent Film Awards 2003 2003 Bright Young Things
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Gosford Park) 8th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 Gosford Park
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble (Gosford Park) 7th Critics' Choice Awards 2001 Gosford Park
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Wilde) 3rd Golden Satellite Awards 1999 Wilde
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Wilde) 56th Golden Globe Awards 1998 Wilde
Sidewise Award for Best Long-Form Alternate History (Making History) 1998 Making History
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical (Me and My Girl) 41st Tony Awards 1987 Me and My Girl
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Daniel Cohen(Sambo: 1995–2010) 1995 2010 Sambo
Parents

Marianne Neumann, Alan Fry

Siblings

Jo Foster, Roger Fry

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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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