Stephen Fry

Stephen John Fry (* August 24 1957 in Hampstead , London ) is a Member of the Board since August 2010 (disambiguation) of Norwich City FC.

Life and work

Fry (later anglicised: Newman), the son of the scientist Alan Fry and Marianne Neumann, the daughter of Austrian Jewish immigrants , was born.

Fry attended several private boarding schools: the first Cawston Primary School in Norfolk , the Stouts Hill Preparatory School in the Cotswolds and Uppingham School in Rutland . Since Fry the Uppingham School was forced to leave school because of a reference, he moved to Paston College in Norfolk. Again, he was expelled from school. He sat his A-level education in the wake of a public school, the Norfolk College of Arts and Technology in King’s Lynn continued. The final examination, he could not successfully complete. In the summer of his 18th Birthday Fry was convicted of credit card fraud: He had the credit card of a friend of the family to be taken and disposed of. Fry was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment, which he served time in prison in Pucklechurch. Then he put his A-level degree from the City College Norwich. At the same time he was preparing for the Cambridge Entrance Exam, which he was so good that he was a scholarship to attend the Queens’ College in Cambridge received. There he received his degree in English. During his time in Cambridge he joined the Cambridge Footlights , where he among other things, Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson met.

Of university education followed a career as an actor and comedian, with Fry often worked with his friend Hugh Laurie for British television. From 1986 to 1995 Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry were in the BBC sketch series A Bit of Fry & Laurie a successful duo. Between 1986 and 1989 Fry and Laurie also appeared regularly in Rowan Atkinson’s comedy series Blackadder on. Fry and Hugh Laurie played from 1990 to 1993, the main roles in the BBC series Jeeves and Wooster by the stories of writer PG Wodehouse .

Fry is a supporter of PG Wodehouse , whose humor and language have great influence on Fry’s own work as a writer. 1991 Fry’s first novel, The Liar appeared (German: The Liar), in which he uses his own experiences from his boarding school and university days.

Until the mid-1990s to Fry called a “celibate open Britons”. In 1996 he met the man who was a longtime life companion and was outed as gay . [2] In 2010, the couple separated.

Fry ran a private long black London taxi. After it was demolished by unknown he switched to a normal car.

2003 Fry was the Observer counted among the 50 Funniest Acts in British Comedy, and was for a term Lord Rector of the University of Dundee , where the student union club was named after his first novel, The Liar bar. Since 2005, Fry, honorary president of the Cambridge University Quiz Society and for many years hosted the British Academy Film Awards . 2006 Fry turned a documentary for the BBC about manic depression ( bipolar disorder ), since he himself is affected. In public, he is also a representative of atheism and present critics of organized religion. [3]

Stephen Fry read the English audiobook versions of Joanne K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy . He also spoke the voice of Winnie the Pooh in the English radio adaptation of the 1997 Children’s Book of AA Milne .

Since 2003 Fry hosts the BBC panel show QI (“Quite Interesting”), in which it’s about as interesting as possible to answer the questions. He also had frequent guest appearances as members of other teams rate quiz shows. In Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of Tolkien ‘s novel The Hobbit , he plays the master of Esgaroth . [4]

To the German dubbing voices of Stephen Fry count Hubertus Bengsch , Peter Kirchberger , Dennis Brandau and Frank Otto Schenk .

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