Stephen Fry bibliography and filmography

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Fry in "Happy Birthday to GNU (2008)"

Stephen Fry is an English actor, comedian, author and television presenter. With Hugh Laurie, as the comedy double act Fry and Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry and Laurie, and the duo also played the title roles in Jeeves and Wooster. Fry played the lead in the film Wilde, was Melchett in the Blackadder television series and is the host of celebrity comedy trivia show, QI. He has contributed columns and articles for newspapers and magazines, and has written four novels and two autobiographies, Moab Is My Washpot and The Fry Chronicles.

Written works[edit]

Films and screenplays[edit]

Year Film/Show Notes
2003 Bright Young Things Nominated – British Independent Film Awards
Nominated – Emden International Film Festival
2006 The Magic Flute English translation of the libretto[1]
2010 Dambusters In Production


Year Film/Show Notes
1984 Me and My Girl Adapted from Lupino Lane's script


Year Book Notes
1992 The Liar
1992 Paperweight Collection of Articles
1994 The Hippopotamus
1996 Making History Alternate History
Won – Sidewise Award for Alternate History
1997 Moab Is My Washpot Autobiography
2000 The Stars' Tennis Balls Revenge: A Novel in the US
Fry's take on The Count of Monte Cristo
2002 Rescuing the Spectacled Bear: A Peruvian Diary
2004 Stephen Fry's Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music With Tim Lihoreau
2005 The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within
2008 Stephen Fry in America
2010 The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography[2] Autobiography
2014 More Fool Me: A Memoir Autobiography


Year Book Notes
1979 Latin! (or Tobacco and Boys.) Included in Paperweight
Won – Fringe First at the 1980 Edinburgh Festival.
2007 Pantomime Cinderella Performed at the Old Vic at Christmas.[3]

Published Television Scripts[edit]

Year Book Notes
1990 A Bit of Fry & Laurie A Bit of Fry and Laurie – Series One
1991 A Bit More Fry & Laurie A Bit of Fry and Laurie – Series Two
1992 3 Bits of Fry & Laurie A Bit of Fry and Laurie – Series Three
1995 Fry & Laurie Bit No. 4 A Bit of Fry and Laurie – Series Four



Year Film Role Notes
1981 Chariots of Fire Artist Uncredited Role
1982 Cambridge Footlights Revue Various Characters
1983 The Crystal Cube Dr. Adrian Cowlacey
Various Roles
1985 The Good Father Creighton
1987 The Laughing Prisoner No.2
1988 A Handful of Dust Reggie
1988 A Fish Called Wanda Hutchison (cameo)
1992 Peter's Friends Peter Morton
1993 Stalag Luft James Forrester
1994 IQ James Moreland
1995 Laughter and Loathing Juvenal
1995 Cold Comfort Farm Mybug
1995 The Steal Wimborne
1996 The Wind in the Willows The Judge
1997 Wilde Oscar Wilde Won – Golden Space Needle Award for Best Actor
Nominated – Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
1997 Spice World Judge
1997 Live from the Lighthouse Host
1998 The Trichborne Claimant Hawkins
1998 A Civil Action Pinder
1999 Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Dr. Peter Robinson
1999 The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything Ambassador / Modern Man
2000 Best Frazer Crane
2000 Relative Values Frederick Crestwell
2000 Sabotage Lord Wellington
2001 Four Play Nigel Steele
2001 The Discovery of Heaven Onno
2001 Gosford Park Inspector Thompson Won – Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Acting Ensemble
Won – Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Ensemble Cast
Won – Online Film Critics Society Awards for Best Ensemble
Won – Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best Acting Ensemble
Won – Satellite Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble
Won – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2002 Surrealissimo: The Trial of Salvador Dalí André Breton
2002 Thunderpants Sir Anthony Silk
2003 Bright Young Things Chauffeur
2003 Le Divorce Piers Janely
2004 Tooth Pedro
2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Maurice Woodruff
2004 A Bear Named Winnie Protheroe the Zookeeper
2005 Tom Brown's Schooldays Dr. Thomas Arnold
2005 MirrorMask Librarian
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Narrator (voice) / The Guide (voice)
2005 A Cock and Bull Story Patrick Curator/Parson Yorick
2006 V for Vendetta Deitrich
2006 Stormbreaker Smithers
2007 Eichmann Minister Tormer
2007 St Trinian's Himself
2008 Tales of the Riverbank Owl
2009 House of Boys Dr. Marsh
2010 Alice in Wonderland Cheshire the Cheshire Cat Voice only
2010 Animals United Socrates
2011 Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins Narrator
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Mycroft Holmes
2011 Summer Night, Winter Moon Rufus In Pre-Production
2012 Clovis Dardentor Mr. Eustache In Pre-Production
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Master of Lake Town
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Master of Lake Town
2015 Tomorrow Filming


Year Play Notes
1988 The Common Pursuit
1995 Cell Mates

Radio shows[edit]

Television programmes[edit]


Video Games[edit]


Directorial filmography[edit]


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