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Barry Humphries


His father was an affluent construction manager. Barry was a very intelligent boy who attended Melbourne University. There, he began in revues and doing some impersonations. He moved to London around 1960 and began his TV career. He has created numerous characters, including Dame Edna Everidge and Sir Les Patterson. See full bio »
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Known For

Finding Nemo
Finding Nemo Bruce
(2003)
Shock Treatment
Shock Treatment Bert Schnick
(1981)
Nicholas Nickleby
Nicholas Nickleby Mrs. Crummles / Mr. Leadville
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 The Bolt Report (TV Series)
Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #7.23 (2017) ... Sir Les Patterson
 2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Charlie / Dame Edna
 2015 Blinky Bill the Movie
Wombo (voice)
 2015 The Great Comic Relief Bake Off (TV Mini-Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2014 You've Got to Love Christmas (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage
 2014 Celebrity Squares (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2014 Jack Irish: Dead Point (TV Movie)
Justice Logan
 2014 The Kangaroo Gang (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Narrator (voice)
 2013 Bubble Guppies (TV Series)
 2013 BBC Proms (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Last Night from Around the UK (2013) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Last Night of the Proms (2013) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2013 Chickens (TV Series)
Headmaster
- Rebel Girl (2013) ... Headmaster
- Masculinity (2013) ... Headmaster
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Braulio (voice)
 2013 What a Debacle, Freddy Farkle! (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Great Goblin
 2012 Kath & Kimderella
Dame Edna
 2012 The Project (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode dated 20 March 2012 (2012) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game)
Bruce (voice)
 2011 The Rob Brydon Show (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna Everage)
 2011 Paul O'Grady Live (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2001-2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Dame Edna / Dame Edna Everage - Royal Wedding Correspondent / Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #19.136 (2011) ... Dame Edna Everage - Royal Wedding Correspondent (as Dame Edna)
- Episode #19.133 (2011) ... Dame Edna Everage - Royal Wedding Correspondent (as Dame Edna Everage)
- Episode #16.212 (2008) ... Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
- Episode #16.153 (2008) ... Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
- Episode #13.224 (2005) ... Dame Edna
 2008-2010 Loose Women (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #15.11 (2010) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #12.237 (2008) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2004-2010 The View (TV Series)
Dame Edna
- Episode dated 25 March 2010 (2010) ... Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
- Episode dated 8 December 2004 (2004) ... Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
 2009 Andre Rieu: Live in Sydney (Video)
Dame Edna Everage
 2009 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Dame Edna - Excerpt Reader
- Episode #6.7 (2009) ... Dame Edna - Excerpt Reader
 2009 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #16.24 (2009) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna Everage)
 2009 Mary and Max
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Salvation
Client
 2008 The Graham Norton Show (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #3.7 (2008) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna Everage)
 1978-2007 Parkinson (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- The Final Conversation (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode dated 27 August 2006 (2006) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode dated 30 October 2004 (2004) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode dated 24 December 2001 (2001) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #8.14 (1978) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna Everage)
 2007 'Little Britain' Down Under (TV Movie documentary)
Dame Edna Everage
 2007 The Dame Edna Treatment (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- Dame Edna's 50th Anniversary Special (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
 2007 Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage (Short)
Bruce (voice)
 2007 This Morning (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode dated 28 March 2007 (2007) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2007 Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers (TV Movie documentary)
Dame Edna Everage
 2006 It Started with... Swap Shop (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage (voice)
 2006 Spicks and Specks (TV Series)
Dame Edna
- Another Specky Christmas (2006) ... Dame Edna
 2006 9am with David & Kim (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode dated 15 December 2006 (2006) ... Dame Edna Everage
 2006 The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live (TV Movie documentary)
Dame Edna Everage
 2005 Da Kath & Kim Code (TV Movie)
John Monk
 2005 Avenue of the Stars: 50 Years of ITV (TV Special)
Dame Edna Everage
 2005 The Tony Danza Show (TV Series)
Dame Edna
- Episode #1.132 (2005) ... Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
 2005 Live with Kelly and Ryan (TV Series)
Dame Edna
- Episode dated 22 March 2005 (2005) ... Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
 2004 Rove Live (TV Series)
Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #5.13 (2004) ... Sir Les Patterson
 2003 Dame Edna Live at the Palace (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage
 2003 Finding Nemo
Bruce (voice)
 2002 The Jubilee Girl (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage
 2002 Nicholas Nickleby
Mrs. Crummles / Mr. Leadville (as Dame Edna Everage)
 2001-2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Claire Otoms
- Bygones (2002) ... Claire Otoms (as Dame Edna Everage)
- All of Me (2002) ... Claire Otoms (as Dame Edna Everage)
- What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) ... Claire Otoms (as Dame Edna Everage)
- Another One Bites the Dust (2002) ... Claire Otoms (as Dame Edna Everage)
- Tom Dooley (2002) ... Claire Otoms (as Dame Edna Everage)
 2000 This Hour Has 22 Minutes (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #8.6 (2000) ... Dame Edna Everage (uncredited)
 1999 Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python (TV Movie documentary)
Dame Edna Everage
 1997 Dame Edna Kisses It Better (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
 1997 Spice World
Kevin McMaxford
 1997 Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills
Bert / Lady Shopper / Manager
 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop
Blind Wally
 1996 RTL Samstag Nacht (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Dame Edna/Maren Kroymann/Jochem Busse (1996) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna)
 1996 The Leading Man
Humphrey Beal
 1995 Drag-Attack (Short)
Dame Edna (as Dame Edna)
 1995 Napoleon
Kangaroo (English version, voice, as Dame Edna Everage)
 1994 Immortal Beloved
Clemens Metternich
 1994 Talkshowet (TV Series)
Dame Edna
- Dame Edna (1994) ... Dame Edna
 1993 Edna Time (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
 1991-1993 Dame Edna's Hollywood (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Dame Edna Everage
 1992 Dame Edna's Neighbourhood Watch (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
 1991 Selling Hitler (TV Mini-Series)
Rupert Murdoch
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Rupert Murdoch
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Rupert Murdoch
 1991 The Life and Death of Sandy Stone (TV Series)
Sandy Stone
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Sandy Stone
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Sandy Stone
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Sandy Stone
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Sandy Stone
 1990 A Night on Mount Edna (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage
 1990 Single Voices (TV Series)
Sandy Stone
- Sandy Comes Home (1990) ... Sandy Stone
 1987-1989 The Dame Edna Experience (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- The Dame Edna Satellite Experience (1989) ... Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson
- Episode #2.6 (1989) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #2.5 (1989) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #2.4 (1989) ... Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #2.3 (1989) ... Dame Edna Everage
 1985-1989 Aspel & Company (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #6.14 (1989) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna Everage)
- Episode #2.5 (1985) ... Dame Edna Everage (as Dame Edna Everage)
 1988 One More Audience with Dame Edna Everage (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage
 1988 Friday Night Live (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #1.10 (1988) ... Dame Edna Everage
 1987 Howling III
Dame Edna Everage (Academy Award presenter)
 1987 Les Patterson Saves the World
Sir Les Patterson / Dame Edna Everage (as Sir Les Patterson/Dame Edna Everage)
 1984 Another Audience with Dame Edna Everage (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage / Sir Les Patterson (as Dame Edna Everage)
 1984 Dr. Fischer of Geneva (TV Movie)
Richard Deane
 1982 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Sir Les Patterson
- James Joyce/Les Patterson (1982) ... Sir Les Patterson
 1981 Shock Treatment
Bert Schnick
 1980 An Audience with Dame Edna Everage (TV Movie)
Dame Edna Everage
 1979 Friday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #1.10 (1979) ... Dame Edna Everage
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Dame Edna Everage - Our Guests at Heartland (as Dame Edna Everage)
 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal (1977) ... Dame Edna Everage
 1977 The Getting of Wisdom
Rev. Strachey
 1976 The Barry Humphries Show (TV Series)
Dame Edna Everage
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Dame Edna Everage
 1975 Side by Side
Rodney
 1975 The Great MacArthy
Col Ball-Miller
 1974 Barry McKenzie Holds His Own
Aunt Edna Everage / Dr. Meyer Delamphrey / Offensive Buck-toothed Englishman / ...
 1974 It's Not the Size That Counts
Dr. Anderson / Australian TV Lady
 1972 The Adventures of Barry McKenzie
Aunt Edna Everage / Hoot / Dr DeLamphrey
 1965-1970 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
In 'Poets Cornered'
- Episode #3.3 (1970)
- Episode #3.1 (1970)
- Christmas Special (1966) ... In 'Poets Cornered'
- Episode #1.4 (1965)
- Episode #1.2 (1965)
 1970 Barry Humphries' Scandals (TV Series)
Mrs. Norm Everage / Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... Mrs. Norm Everage / Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... Mrs. Norm Everage / Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Mrs. Norm Everage / Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Mrs. Norm Everage / Various Characters
 1969 Frost on Saturday (TV Series)
Edna Everage
- Episode dated 22 November 1969 (1969) ... Edna Everage
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
Art dealer
 1967 Bedazzled
Envy
 1966-1967 The Late Show (TV Series)
Edna Everage
- Episode #1.23 (1967)
- Episode #1.22 (1967)
- Episode #1.21 (1967)
- Episode #1.20 (1967)
- Episode #1.19 (1967)
 1963 The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox (TV Series)
The Painter
- The Painter (1963) ... The Painter
 1958 Wild Life and Christmas Belles (TV Movie)
Show Show Writer (18 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (110 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (27 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(June 9 to 21, 2009) He developed and played in his play, "Dame Edna: My First Last Tour; A Meditation on Gender and Post-Election Trauma," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Andrew Ross wrote additional material. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Dame Edna | Dame Edna Everage | Edna Everage | Sir Les Patterson/Dame Edna Everage | Dame Edna Everidge | Dame Edna Everage and Les Patterson | Les Patterson | Sir Les Patterson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business, the logical destiny of bores. See more »

Trivia:

Barry Humphries was one of the hosts at "The Royal Pop Concert" in Buckingham Palace, London on June, 4th, 2002. He appeared as Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson and had the great honor to announce Queen Elizabeth II. See more »

Trademark:

As Dame Edna, he greets his audience, "Hello Possums"!

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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