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'Alice in Wonderland 2' begins production

'Alice in Wonderland 2' begins production

SHEPPERTON, England, Aug. 4 (UPI) --"Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass" has started production, and Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Mia Wasikowska will return to star.
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Kate Middleton attends cousin Adam Middleton's wedding in London

Kate Middleton attends cousin Adam Middleton's wedding in London

LONDON, June 2 (UPI) --Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, spent the weekend with her family as she attended the wedding of her cousin Adam Middleton.
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Fry and Laurie to co-star in animated 'Canterville Ghost' movie

Fry and Laurie to co-star in animated 'Canterville Ghost' movie

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) --Former comedy team Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are to co-star in an animated film version of Oscar Wilde's {i:The Canterville Ghost}, producers said Friday.
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'12 Years a Slave' wins top British Academy Film Awards

'12 Years a Slave' wins top British Academy Film Awards

LONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave" won the Best Picture title and its star Chiwetel Ejiofor the Best Actor statuette at the British Academy of Film Awards ceremony in London.
Stephen Fry to play prime minister on '24'

Stephen Fry to play prime minister on '24'

LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Actor and writer Stephen Fry has confirmed on Twitter he will play the British prime minister character in "24: Live Another Day."
Roger Lloyd Pack, 'Vicar of Dibley' co-star, dies of cancer at 69

Roger Lloyd Pack, 'Vicar of Dibley' co-star, dies of cancer at 69

LONDON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- British television actor Roger Lloyd Pack has died of pancreatic cancer at his home where he was surrounded by family, his agent told the BBC.
'Gravity' leads with 11 British Film Award nominations

'Gravity' leads with 11 British Film Award nominations

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Director Alfonso Cuaron's space epic "Gravity" earned 11 nominations for British Academy Film Awards in London Wednesday.
John Fortune, British comedian and writer, dead at 74

John Fortune, British comedian and writer, dead at 74

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- British comedian and writer John Fortune died at home Tuesday at the age of 74, his agent said.

Stephen Fry to host the BAFTA Awards for a 9th time

LONDON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- British writer, actor and comedian Stephen Fry will serve as host of the Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony in London for a ninth time, producers said.

Gay British retiree faces charges in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A gay British retiree was charged with obscenity in Uganda after a tabloid newspaper published photos that showed him having sex with another man.

Blobfish named Ugly Animal Preservation Society's mascot

NEWCASTLE, England, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Ugly Animal Preservation Society announced at the 2013 British Science Festival that it has chosen the blobfish as its new mascot.
Funeral held for British broadcaster David Frost

Funeral held for British broadcaster David Frost

LONDON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A funeral service for British broadcaster David Frost was held Thursday at the Holy Trinity Church in Nuffield, Oxfordshire, the BBC reported.

Russian gay teens apparently have only one support website

MOSCOW, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The controversial anti-gay law passed by the Russian government causes gay teenagers to live in constant fear, a gay support activist said.
Stephen Fry says he attempted suicide last year

Stephen Fry says he attempted suicide last year

LONDON, June 6 (UPI) -- British actor, writer and TV presenter Stephen Fry revealed this week he attempted suicide by ingesting a "huge" amount of pills and vodka last year.

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Actor Stephen Fry poses in the roses at the Chelsea Flower Show 2009 in London on Monday May 18 2009. (UPI Photo/Hugo Philpott)
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Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is a British actor, writer, journalist, comedian, television presenter and film director. He first came to attention in the 1982 Cambridge Footlights Revue presentation, "The Cellar Tapes", which also included Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson and Tony Slattery. With Hugh Laurie, as the comedy double act Fry and Laurie, he co-wrote and co-starred in A Bit of Fry and Laurie, and the duo also played the title roles in Jeeves and Wooster.

As a solo actor, Fry played the lead in the film Wilde, was Melchett in the Blackadder television series and is the host of the quiz show, QI. He also presented a 2008 television series Stephen Fry in America, which saw him travelling across all 50 U.S. states in six episodes. Fry has become known to American audiences for his recurring guest role as Dr. Gordon Wyatt on the Fox crime series Bones.

Apart from his work in television, Fry has contributed columns and articles for newspapers and magazines, and has written four novels and an autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot. He also appears frequently on BBC Radio 4, starring in the comedy series Absolute Power, being a frequent guest on panel games such as Just a Minute, and acting as chairman for I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, where he was one of a trio of hosts who succeeded the late Humphrey Lyttelton.

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