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Stephen Fry (1957-), Actor, comedian and writer

Stephen John Fry

Sitter in 5 portraits
Actor, comedian, television presenter, director and writer. Fry's career began at Cambridge University, where he wrote and performed with Hugh Laurie. This began a creative partnership including the Blackadder series (1987-9), A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1989-90, 1995) and Jeeves and Wooster (1990-2). Fry is the author of several novels, including The Hippopotamus (1994), and autobiographies, Moab is my Washpot (1999) and The Fry Chronicles (2010). He is host of the quiz show QI. He has also made documentaries including The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (2006) and Last Chance to See (2009) and is a much-followed blogger on Twitter.

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Stephen Fry

by Maggi Hambling
charcoal, 1993
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Stephen Fry

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 1987
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Stephen Fry

by Steve Speller
cibachrome print, 19 May 1988
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Stephen Fry

by Nicholas A. Read
bromide fibre print, 1980s
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