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Born: August 24, 1957 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1980:
Penned his first play "Latin" while at Cambridge
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Joined the Footlights theater group at Cambridge and met future comedy collaborator Hugh Laurie
1981:
First appeared on TV with the Cambridge Footlights Revue in "The Cellar Tapes"; also joined by Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson
1983:
Appeared on two seasons of the British comedy series "Alfresco"; again teamed with Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson
1983:
Feature writing debut, "Gossip"
1984:
Acted in the stage production of "Forty Years On"
1984:
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
1986:
Played Lord Melchett in "Blackadder II" for the BBC
1986:
Made his feature acting debut in "The Good Father"
1986:
With Laurie, performed sketches on the comedy show "Saturday Live"
1986:
Co-wrote and co-starred (with Hugh Laurie) the sketch comedy show "A Bit of Fry and Laurie"
1988:
Originated the role of philosopher Humphry in the London production of Simon Gray's "The Common Pursuit"
1988:
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
1989:
Reprised role of Melchett in "Blackadder Goes Forth" (BBC)
1990:
Starred as Jeeves (alongside Hugh Laurie's Bertie Wooster) in the PBS/BBC presentation of P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves and Wooster"
1991:
Published first novel, <i>The Liar</i>
1992:
Reprised the role of Humphry in the BBC/PBS version of Simon Gray's "The Common Pursuit"
1992:
Played the title character in Kenneth Branagh's "Peter's Friends"
1993:
Portrayed Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde in an episode of the CBS series, "Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times"
1994:
Cast as James Moreland in the romantic comedy "I.Q."
1995:
While appearing in Simon Gray's West End play, "Cell Mates," he suffered nervous breakdown and retreated from public view for several days
1997:
Returned to features in the title role of "Wilde"
1997:
Released his second novel <i>Making History</i>
2000:
Played the role of Professor Bellgrove in BBC's "Gormenghast," a four-episode television serial based on the Gormenghast series by Mervyn Peake
2000:
Published his memoirs <i>Moab Is My Washpot: An Autobiography</i>
2000:
Began starring as Charles Prentiss in the Radio 4 comedy "Absolute Power"
2001:
Played the detective in Robert Altman's period drama "Gosford Park"
2003:
Made directorial debut with "Bright Young Things"; also adapted the script from Evelyn Waugh's <i>Vile Bodies</i>
2003:
Hosted the British television quiz show "QI"
2004:
Appeared in HBO's "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," starring Geoffrey Rush in the title role
2005:
Served as the narrator for the film version of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
2005:
Appeared in the British comedy "A Cock and Bull Story"
2006:
Co-starred in the Wachowski brothers' "V for Vendetta" with Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving
2006:
Featured in the two-part television documentary "Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive"
2006:
Played the role of gadget-master Smithers in "Stormbreaker"
2007:
Cast in a recurring guest role as psychiatrist Dr. Gordon Wyatt on the Fox drama "Bones"
2007:
Starred in and executive produced the British legal drama "Kingdom"
2008:
Hosted the six-part travel series "Stephen Fry in America" on the BBC
2008:
Hosted the three-part series on BBC Radio 4 "Fry's English Delight"
2009:
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)
2010:
Played the Cheshire Cat in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland"
2011:
Cast as the title character's brother opposite Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law in Guy Ritchie's "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"

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