Stephen Fry– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Stephen Fry is a famous English actor, comedian, and writer. Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are the comic double act Fry and Laurie, who starred in A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster.
When did Stephen Fry come out as a Gay?
Fry struggled to keep his homosexuality secret during Stephen’s teenage years at public school, and by his own account did not engage in sexual activity for 16 years from 1979 until 1995. Additionally, when asked when Stephen first acknowledged his sexuality, Fry quipped: “I suppose it all began when I came out of the womb.
Additionally, I looked back up at my mother and thought to myself, ‘That’s the last time I’m going up one of those’.” Fry was in a 15-year relationship with Daniel Cohen, which ended in 2010.
Stephen Fry- Early Life
How old is Stephen Fry?- Stephen Fry was born Stephen John Fry in Hampstead, London, England on August 24, 1957. He will be 65 years old as of 2023, and his zodiac sign is Virgo. His father‘s name is Alan Fry and his mother, Marianne Fry. Stephen has two siblings; Roger Fry and Joanna Fry. He holds British nationality and English ethnicity.
Talking about Stephen’s education history, he attended City College Norwich. Likewise, he was offered a scholarship to Queens’ College, Cambridge for matriculation in the autumn of 1978, briefly teaching at Cundall Manor, a North Yorkshire preparatory school before taking his place.
At Cambridge, Fry also joined the Footlights, appeared on University Challenge, and read for an English degree, graduating with upper second-class honors.
Is Stephen Fry single?- Stephen Fry is married to comedian Elliot Spencer in January 2015. Similarly, Fry is friends with Prince Charles, through his work with the Prince’s Trust. He attended the Prince’s wedding to Camilla Parker Bowles in the year 2005.
Additionally, Fry is also a friend of comedian and actor (and Blackadder co-star) Rowan Atkinson and was best man at Atkinson’s wedding to Sunetra Sastry at the Russian Tea Room in New York City. Fry was a friend of British actor John Mills.
Similarly, his best friend is Hugh Laurie, whom he met while both were at Cambridge and with whom he has collaborated many times over the years. Wheres, he was the best man at Laurie’s wedding and is godfather to all three of his children.
Stephen Fry- Wiki and Facts
|Real Name||Stephen Fry|
|Birthday||August 24, 1957|
|Birthplace||Hampstead, London, England|
|Father’s Name||Alan Fry|
|Mother’s Name||Marianne Newman|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Elliot Spencer|
|Net Worth||$35 million|
What is Stephen Fry’s net worth?- Fry has an estimated net worth of around $35 million. As an actor, Stephen has an average salary of about $34,550. Also, as a writer, he earns around $54.987.
Awards and Nomination
Fry was presented with honorary doctorates from the Universities of Dundee and Sussex and an honorary degree from the ‘Anglia Ruskin University.’ He was also made an honorary fellow of ‘Cardiff University’ between 1995 and 2011.
In the year 2007, he was declared ‘Mind Champion of the Year.’ He also won the ‘British Academy Television Award’ for ‘Best Factual Series’ for his documentary ‘The Secret Life of a Manic Depressive.’ Likewise, he was honored with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in Cultural Humanism by the ‘Harvard University’ in 2011. He also received the honorary Life membership at ‘Union of UEA Students’ in the year 2012.
Rumors and Controversy
On 6 October 2009, Fry was interviewed by Jon Snow on Channel 4 News as a signatory of a letter to British Conservative Party leader David Cameron expressing concern about the party forming a political alliance with the right-wing Polish Law and Justice Party in the European Parliament. During the interview, he stated:
There has been a history, let’s face it, in Poland of a right-wing Catholicism which has been deeply disturbing for those of us who know a little history, and remember which side of the border Auschwitz was on and know the stories, and know much of the anti-semitic, and homophobic and nationalistic elements in countries like Poland.
How tall is Stephen Fry?- Fry’s height is 6 feet 4 inches and weighs is 93Kg. He has black hair and blue eyes.
Fry narrated the audiobooks for all seven Harry Potter audiobook recordings in the United Kingdom.
Social Media Appearance
Fry is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has around 54K followers on Facebook, about 12.4M followers on Twitter, and over 570K followers with 260 posts on Instagram.