Stephen Fry started his acting career in the 80s with ‘The Cellar Tapes’ and continued his successful run with more television shows, such as ‘There’s Nothing to Worry About’ and ‘Alfresco.’ He made his film debut in the mid 80s with the film ‘The Good Father,’ where he played a small role. A slew of small roles continued in films, such as ‘A Fish Called Wanda,’ ‘Peter’s Friends,’ ‘I.Q.,’ ‘Wild,’ ‘Gosford Park,’ and ‘Bright Young Thing.’
Slowly, he turned out to be a big name in the comedy film genre and he perfectly exhibited his skills in the comedy as well as dramas rather perfectly.
In the 2000s, he started taking appearing in more serious roles, and some of his notable projects around this time were ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,’ where he played the narrator; ‘A Cock and Bull’s Story,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ and the subsequent installments of the big budget franchise and ‘Animals United.’
He has also been a published author and a respected screenwriter.
While he has starred in many successful films all through his career, there were some box office failures as well, including films such as ‘The Magic Flute’ and ‘Bright Young Things.’