Barry Humphries(1934-), Entertainer and writer
(John) Barry Humphries
Sitter in 12 portraits
Australian-born entertainer and writer, Humphries established his career in satire in London during the 1960s. He is best known for his television appearances as Dame Edna Everage, the Australian housewife superstar.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below