Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry

  • Born on
    • August 24th, 1957
Stephen John Fry 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.

Starring Stephen Fry on Plex


Acting (73 Credits)

2019Dancing with the Birds as Narrator
2019Missing Link as Lord Piggot-Dunceby (voice)
2018Duck Duck Goose as Frazier (voice)
2018The Con is On as Sidney
2016Love & Friendship as Mr. Johnson
2016Alice Through the Looking Glass as Cheshire Cat (voice)
2016The Great Indoors as Roland
2015The Man Who Knew Infinity as Sir Francis Spring
2015Rocky Horror Show Live as Narrator
2014That Sugar Film as The Sugar Family Sketch
2014Tiny Giants 3D as Narrator
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Master of Laketown
2014Hidden Kingdoms as Narrator
201424: Live Another Day as Prime Minister Alastair Davies
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as The Master of Laketown
2013The Look of Love as Barrister
2013Yonderland as Cuddly Dick
2012Doors Open as Professor Robert Gissing
2012A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman as Oscar Wilde (voice)
2011March of the Dinosaurs as Narrator
2011Holy Flying Circus as God
2011The Borrowers as Professor Mildeye
2011Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows as Mycroft Holmes
2011The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff as Skulkingworm
2010Alice in Wonderland as The Cheshire Cat (voice)
2009House of Boys as Dr. Marsh
2009Last Chance to See
2008Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga
2007Eichmann as Minister Tormer
2007St. Trinian's as Stephen Fry
2007Kingdom as Peter Kingdom
2006Stormbreaker as Smithers
2006Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive
2005Tom Brown's Schooldays as Dr. Thomas Arnold
2005V for Vendetta as Gordon Deitrich
2005Mirrormask as Librarian
2005The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as Narrator/The Guide
2005Tristram Shandy as Patrick Curator / Parson Yorick
2004Tooth as Pedro
2004A Bear Named Winnie as Protheroe
2004The Life and Death of Peter Sellers as Maurice Woodruff
2003The Divorce as Piers Janely
2003Bright Young Things as Chauffeur
2003Absolute Power as Charles Prentiss
2002Thunderpants as Sir Anthony Silk
2001The Discovery of Heaven as Onno Quist
2001Fourplay as Nigel Steele
2001Gosford Park as Inspector Thompson
200124 as Alastair Davies P.M.
2000Relative Values as Frederick Crestwell
2000Best as Frazer Crane
2000Longitude as Sir Kenelm Digby
1999Blackadder Back & Forth as Melchett
1999Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? as Dr. Peter Robinson
1999Watership Down as Cowslip
1998A Civil Action as Pinder
1997Wilde as Oscar Wilde
1997Spice World as Judge
1996Mr. Toad's Wild Ride as The Judge
1995Cold Comfort Farm as Mybug
1994I.Q. as James Moreland
1992Peter's Friends as Peter Morton
1992The Borrowers
1990Jeeves and Wooster as Jeeves
1988Blackadder: The Cavalier Years as King Charles I
1988Blackadder's Christmas Carol as Lords Melchett / Frondo
1988A Fish Called Wanda as Hutchison
1988A Handful of Dust as Reggie
1987A Bit of Fry & Laurie
1985The Good Father as Creighton
1982Blackadder as General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett

Director (1 Credits)


Himself (12 Credits)

2021Hating Peter Tatchell as Self
2019Greed as Himself
2017Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood as Himself
2016The Killing$ of Tony Blair as Self
2014Hidden Kingdoms as Himself - Narrator
2014Do I Sound Gay? as Himself
2013Stephen Fry: Out There as Himself
2009Last Chance to See as Himself
2008The Machine That Made Us as Himself - Presenter
2008Blackadder Rides Again as himself
2008Stephen Fry in America as Himself - Host
2006Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive as Himself


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