Barry Humphries

Barry Humphries

actor, writer, music department

Barry Humphries was born on Feb 17, 1934 in Australia. Barry Humphries's big-screen debut came with Not Only... But Also - Season 1 directed by Joseph McGrath in 1965, strarring In 'Poets Cornered'. Barry Humphries is known for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey directed by Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen stars as Gandalf and Martin Freeman as Bilbo. Barry Humphries has got 5 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Barry Humphries achieved is National Board of Review, USA. The upcoming new movie Barry Humphries plays is Blinky Bill the Movie which will be released on Aug 02, 2019.

His father was a well-to-do construction manager. Barry was a highly intelligent boy who attended Melbourne University. There, he began in revues and doing impersonations. He moved to London around 1960 and began his professional performing career in Peter Cook's Establishment nightclub and on the West End stage. He has created numerous characters including Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson.

  • Birthday

    Feb 17, 1934
  • Place of Birth

    Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Also known

    Dame Edna Everage

Known For


5 wins & 5 nominations

National Board of Review, USA
Best Acting by an Ensemble
Winner - NBR Award
British Comedy Awards
Winner - Lifetime Achievement Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows