Biography of Stephen FryStephen Fry is a hereditary gentleman, actor, producer, and writer. He is a genius in English literature and a national treasure of Great Britain.
His Childhood: Stephen Fry Is Almost a GeniusThe future symbol of Great Britain was born on August 24, 1957. The legend of his family says that the birth pangs of Marianne, the writer’s mother, have begun right on the doorstep of their house in Hampstead. The birth was so quick that her husband had just come to the door. Going outside, Alan Fry saw his wife, lying exhausted, and little Stephen, who was trying to crawl to the house. It is not known exactly whether this is true or not, but Stephen Fry will always return to his relatives and house.
The boy grew up as a special child. He learned to read at the age of 4, and he became interested in literature and history at the age of 6. After school testing for the level of intelligence, Stephen was characterized as almost a genius. When he was 6 years old, Stephen broke his nose, and the curvature of his septum eventually led to the difficulty of breathing and the development of asthma.
His Youth: Stephen Fry As a Problem ChildWhen Stephen was 8 years old, his family moved to the family estate in Norfolk. Despite the high level of intelligence, as a teenager, the future writer was a problem child. In high school, 14-year-old Stephen was suspended for theft for a term. Subsequently, he was expelled from a private school for being late for 4 days during a term - he had stayed in London, as he said, watching movies. He was also expelled from the next private school.
After that, the 17-year-old boy got into trouble for stealing a credit card from his friend’s parents. Leaving the pub, he accidentally took someone else's jacket. When he had found a wallet in the pocket, he decided not to return the contents but to spend a fun night. For educational purposes, Stephen was sent to a correctional facility for three months. After the discharge, he again entered the College Norwich, promising his parents that he will never make them ashamed for his behavior.
His Acting CareerHaving made friends, Stephen and Hugh began to write scripts for student productions, in which they participated themselves, then Emma Thompson and Ben Elton joined them.
In 2002, Stephen Fry tried himself as a director and released his first movie Bright Young Things, based on the book of Evelyn Waugh. In the center of its plot, there are young people, the best and brightest, experiencing their personal tragedies in the elegant English scenery at the beginning of the XX century.
In 2016, the actor has presented his new show, in which he tells about his traveling around Central America. The wonderful world of the most incredible places on the planet, waterfalls, mountains, and primeval forests are interpreted by one of the most intelligent people in Great Britain.
Personal Life of Stephen FryEarly realizing his difference from other men, Stephen Fry was trying to cope with an attraction to people of the same sex. Studying at Cambridge, he had a relationship with one of the students. Their breakup was so painful for Stephen, that he decided not to have a close relationship anymore, and he was alone for a long time.
According to Zoomboola.com, his net worth is estimated about $40 million.