Barry Humphries

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 64
John Barry Humphries, 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. read more

John Barry Humphries, 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

Born

Saturday, 17 February 1934

Actor Filmography

Standing Up for Sunny Self / Barry Humphries 2020
Magical Land of Oz Self - Narrator 2019
Hardgrave Self 2018
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Dame Edna / Charlie 2016
Dragged Dame Edna 2016
Blinky Bill the Movie Wombo (voice) / Wombo 2015
Stop Laughing... This Is Serious Self 2015
The Last Impresario Self - Interviewee 2014
Jack Irish: Dead Point Justice Logan 2014
Justin and the Knights of Valour Braulio / Braulio (voice) 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Standing Up for Sunny Self / Barry Humphries 2020
Magical Land of Oz Self - Narrator 2019
Hardgrave Self 2018
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Dame Edna / Charlie 2016
Dragged Dame Edna 2016
Blinky Bill the Movie Wombo (voice) / Wombo 2015
Stop Laughing... This Is Serious Self 2015
The Last Impresario Self - Interviewee 2014
Jack Irish: Dead Point Justice Logan 2014
Justin and the Knights of Valour Braulio / Braulio (voice) 2013
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Great Goblin 2012
Kath & Kimderella Dame Edna / Dame Edna Everage 2012
Tales of Television Centre Dame Edna Everage 2012
The Kangaroo Gang Narrator 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self 2011
Chickens Headmaster 2011
Billy T: Te Movie (archive footage) 2011
The Bolt Report Self, Sir Les Patterson 2011
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight Self 2011
Bubble Guppies 2011
The Talk Self 2010
The Rob Brydon Show Dame Edna Everage 2010
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Himself 2009
Salvation Client 2009
Mary and Max Narrator / Narrator (voice) 2009
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Self 2008
Q&A Self - Panellist, Australian Writer, Satirist and Actor 2008
100 Greatest Stand-Ups Self 2007
The Dame Edna Treatment Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson 2007
The Graham Norton Show Dame Edna Everage 2007
The One Show Dame Edna Everage 2006
Da Kath & Kim Code John Monk 2005
20 to 1 Self, Dame Edna Everage 2005
Spicks and Specks Dame Edna 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself (as Dame Edna), Dame Edna - Excerpt Reader 2005
The Paul O'Grady Show Himself (as Dame Edna Everage) 2004
Dancing with the Stars (AUSTRALIA) Dame Edna Everage - Guest 2004
The Tony Danza Show Dame Edna 2004
Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute Dame Edna Everage 2003
QI Self 2003
Finding Nemo Bruce (voice) / Bruce 2003
Micallef Tonight Self 2003
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton Self 2003
Nicholas Nickleby Mrs. Crummles / Mr. Leadville / Mrs. Crummies/Mr. Leadville 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Dame Edna Everage 2001
Tracey Ullman's Visible Panty Lines Dame Edna 2001
The 54th Annual Tony Awards Dame Edna / Self - Winner 2000
Loose Women Dame Edna Everage, Himself 1999
The Roseanne Show Dame Edna Everage 1998
Welcome to Woop Woop Blind Wally 1998
Spice World Kevin McMaxford 1997
Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills Manager / Bert / Lady Shopper 1997
Ally McBeal Claire Otoms 1997
The Leading Man Humphrey Beal 1996
Napoleon Kangaroo / Kangaroo (voice) 1995
Century of Cinema Aunt Edna Everage 1995
Immortal Beloved Clemens Metternich 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Edna Time Dame Edna Everage 1993
Vicki! Dame Edna Everage 1992
Dame Edna's Hollywood Dame Edna Everage 1991
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Self - Presenter 1988
The Dame Edna Experience Dame Edna Everage, Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson 1987
Howling III Dame Edna Everage - Academy Award Presenter / Academy Award Presenter 1987
Les Patterson Saves the World Sir Les Patterson / Dame Edna Everage 1987
American Masters Self 1986
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself - Various Roles / Self / Various Roles 1982
Shock Treatment Bert Schnick 1981
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Dame Edna Everage - Our Guests at Heartland 1978
The South Bank Show Self 1978
The Getting of Wisdom Rev. Strachey 1977
Pleasure at Her Majesty's Edna Everage 1976
Saturday Night Live Dame Edna Everage 1975
Arena Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson, Himself (archive footage) 1975
The Great MacArthy Col Ball-Miller / Colonel Ball-Miller 1975
Side by Side Rodney 1975
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Edna Everage / Aunt Edna Everage / Dr. Meyer Delamphrey / Offensive Buck-toothed Englishman / Senator Douglas Manton 1974
It's Not the Size That Counts Australian TV Lady / Dr. Anderson 1974
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie Aunt Edna Everage / Hoot / Dr DeLamphrey 1972
Parkinson Dame Edna Everage, Self 1971
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom Art dealer / Mr. Wainwright 1968
Bedazzled Envy 1967
The Australian Londoners Self 1965
Not Only... But Also In 'Poets Cornered', Self 1965
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest (as Dame Edna Everidge), Herself (as Dame Edna Everidge) 1962
This Is Your Life Filmed Tribute, Self 1955
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