(John) Barry HUMPHRIES

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1934-02-17
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Style Barry Humphries, Esq, AO, CBE
Career actor and writer; stage characters incl: Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson, Sandy Stone; Hon DUniv Griffith Aust 1994, Hon LLD Univ of Melbourne 2003; >ir< incl: Estragon in Waiting for Godot (Melbourne), Fagin in Oliver (Piccadilly and Palladium), Maggie May (Adelphi), Bed-Sitting Room (Comedy Theatre), Long John Silver in Treasure Island (Mermaid), Just A Show (one man show, Australia and Fortune Theatre), Housewife Superstar (Apollo and Globe), A Night with Dame Edna (Piccadilly), An Evening's Intercourse (Drury Lane), Song for Australia (Albert Hall), Back with A Vengeance (Strand, Royal and tour), Edna, The Spectacle (Haymarket), Edna, The Royal Tour (San Francisco and Broadway), Remember You're Out (Australia/New York), Royal Tour (Broadway and N America tour), Last Night of the Proms (Albert Hall and nat tour) 2009, All About Me (Broadway) 2010, Eat, Pray, Laugh (Australia and London Palladium), numerous one man shows in Aust; >ir< incl: The Bunyip (Channel 7), The Barry Humphries Scandals (BBC), The Dame Edna Experience (LWT), Audience With Dame Edna (LWT), A Profile of Barry Humphries (LWT), Single Voices (BBC), Selling Hitler (Euston Films), Dame Edna's Hollywood (NBC), Dame Edna's Neighbourhood Watch (series of 12, LWT), Dame Edna's Work Experience (BBC), Flashbacks with Barry Humphries, The Talk Show Story, Heroes of Comedy (Thames Television), Biography (ABC News Productions), Chickens (Sky), Jack Irish (ABC1 and ZDF); >ir< incl: Bedazzled, Bliss of Mrs Blossom, The Adventures of Barry McKenzie, Barry McKenzie Holds His Own, Sir Les Saves the World, The Getting of Wisdom, The Hobbit; >ir< SWET Award Best Comedy of the Year (for A Night with Dame Edna) 1979, BAFTA Award nomination Best Arts Programme (for A Profile of Barry Humphries), TV Personality of the Year 1990, Golden Rose of Montreux Award (for A Night with Dame Edna) 1991, JR Ackerley Prize 1994 (for More Please), Bay Area Theatre Critics Outstanding Achievement Award 1998, Tony Award 2000 (nomination 2005), Drama Desk Award 2000, Outer Critics Circle Award 2000, League of American Theatres Award 2001, Sydney Theatre Lifetime Achievement Award 2013, Aardman Animations and Slapstick Festival Comedy Legend Award 2014
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