Stephen Fry is a comedian, successful novelist, star of the silver screen. He is the nation’s favourite teddy bear and the most beloved of all television personalities. Fry has spent more than two decades as one of British television’s favorite comic actors.
Stephen Fry was born on August 24, 1957 in Hampstead, London into a family of an English physicist and inventor Alan John Fry and his wife Marianne Eve Fry (née Newman).
At the age of 17 Stephen left College of West Anglia and ran away from home. He took a credit card of a family friend. He was arrested in Swindon and spent three months in jail.
Fry continued his studies at City College Norwich. Later he entered the famous Queens College, where he studied English literature. In addition to his studies, he took part in productions of students’ theater, where he met his friend and colleague Hugh Laurie.