John Barry Humphries, AO, CBE (born 17 February 1934, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian comedian, satirist and character actor perhaps best known for his on-stage and television alter egos Dame Edna Everage, a Melbourne housewife, and Sir Les Patterson, Australia's foul-mouthed cultural attaché to Britain. 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. Barry Humphries Presents The Sound Of Edna.
Dame Edna Everage is a character created and performed by Australian comedian Barry Humphries, known for her lilac-coloured or "wisteria hue" hair and cat eye glasses or "face furniture", her favourite flower, the gladiolus ("gladdies") and her boisterous greeting: "Hello, Possums!" As Dame Edna, Humphries has written several books including an autobiography, My Gorgeous Life, appeared in several films and hosted several television shows (on which Humphries has also appeared as himself and other alter.
Presents the Best of Barry Humphries. You You You. Barry Humphries. 2. Edna From the Block. 3. Edna Discusses Aspects of Perception. 5. The Dysfunctional Daughter. 6. Ednas Reality Film Auditions. 9. Hard Act to Follow. 10. Pissing in the Wind.
The Les Humphries Singers was a 1970s musical group formed in Hamburg, Germany in 1969 by the English-born Les Humphries (born John Leslie Humphreys, 10 August 1940, in Croydon, Surrey, England - died 26 December 2007, in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England). The Les Humphries Singers dissolved at the end of the 1970s. Humphries moved back to Alton, Hampshire in England and later moved to London.
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
Barry Humphries, Actor: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. 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.
|Life In A Goldfish Bowl|
|The Night We Burnt My Mother's Things|
|A Woman's Woman|
|Every Mother Wants A Boy Like Elton|
|My Bridesmaid And I|
|I Miss My Norm (Duet For Edna & Brazen Hussar)|
|S & M Lady (With Edna Evil & The Ratbags)|
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