Acted in the stage production of "Forty Years On"
Appeared in the British comedy "A Cock and Bull Story"
Cast as James Moreland in the romantic comedy "I.Q."
Feature writing debut, "Gossip"
First appeared on TV with the Cambridge Footlights Revue in "The Cellar Tapes"; also joined by Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson
Originated the role of philosopher Humphry in the London production of Simon Gray's "The Common Pursuit"
Played the role of gadget-master Smithers in "Stormbreaker"
Portrayed Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde in an episode of the CBS series, "Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times"
Published first novel, <i>The Liar</i>
Was a regular contestant on the improvisational comedy radio show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"; only appeared a few times when the show was moved to television
Appeared in HBO's "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," starring Geoffrey Rush in the title role
Appeared on two seasons of the British comedy series "Alfresco"; again teamed with Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson
Cast in a recurring guest role as psychiatrist Dr. Gordon Wyatt on the Fox drama "Bones"
Made his feature acting debut in "The Good Father"
Penned his first play "Latin" while at Cambridge
Played the title character in Kenneth Branagh's "Peter's Friends"
Reprised role of Melchett in "Blackadder Goes Forth" (BBC)
With Laurie, performed sketches on the comedy show "Saturday Live"
Featured in the two-part television documentary "Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive"
Hosted the six-part travel series "Stephen Fry in America" on the BBC
Hosted the three-part series on BBC Radio 4 "Fry's English Delight"
Made directorial debut with "Bright Young Things"; also adapted the script from Evelyn Waugh's <i>Vile Bodies</i>
Played the detective in Robert Altman's period drama "Gosford Park"
Released his second novel <i>Making History</i>
Starred as Jeeves (alongside Hugh Laurie's Bertie Wooster) in the PBS/BBC presentation of P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves and Wooster"
While appearing in Simon Gray's West End play, "Cell Mates," he suffered nervous breakdown and retreated from public view for several days
Began starring as Charles Prentiss in the Radio 4 comedy "Absolute Power"
Co-wrote and co-starred (with Hugh Laurie) the sketch comedy show "A Bit of Fry and Laurie"
Joined the Footlights theater group at Cambridge and met future comedy collaborator Hugh Laurie
Played Lord Melchett in "Blackadder II" for the BBC
Played the Cheshire Cat in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland"
Played the role of Professor Bellgrove in BBC's "Gormenghast," a four-episode television serial based on the Gormenghast series by Mervyn Peake
Published his memoirs <i>Moab Is My Washpot: An Autobiography</i>
Served as the narrator for the film version of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
Was a supporting character in the comedy "The Look of Love"
Voiced the role of Colonel K on the animated series "Danger Mouse"
Voiced a role in the animated film "Duck Duck Goose"
Adapted the successful musical "Me and My Girl," starring Emma Thompson; production later transferred to Broadway without Thompson; earned a Tony nomination for Best Book of a Musical
Co-starred in the Wachowski brothers' "V for Vendetta" with Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving
Released the 12-part series "The Dongle of Donald Trefusis"; Fry wrote and read the material (a mixture of podcast, audio book and radio monologue)
Reprised the role of Humphry in the BBC/PBS version of Simon Gray's "The Common Pursuit"
Returned to features in the title role of "Wilde"
Hosted the British television quiz show "QI"
Starred in and executive produced the British legal drama "Kingdom"
Cast as the title character's brother opposite Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law in Guy Ritchie's "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"
Played Prime Minister Alastair Davies on the Fox reboot "24: Live Another Day"
Was a supporting character in the comedy "The Brits Are Coming"