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Barry Humphries
  • Name: Barry Humphries
  • Born: 02/17/1934 (87 years old)
  • Occupation: Comedian, actor, satirist, artist, author

John Barry Humphries AO CBE (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist, artist, and author. He is best known for writing and playing his on-stage and television alter egos Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson. He is also a film producer and script writer, a star of London’s West End musical theatre, an award-winning writer, and an accomplished landscape painter. For his delivery of dadaist and absurdist humour to millions, biographer Anne Pender described Humphries in 2010 as not only “the most significant theatrical figure of our time … [but] the most significant comedian to emerge since Charlie Chaplin”.

Birth Name: John Barry Humphries

School: University of Melbourne

Alias: John Barry Humphries

Genre: Character comedy, satire

Birth Place: Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Source: Wikipedia

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