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The Real Barry Humphries

Peter Coleman

The Real Barry Humphries

by Peter Coleman

  • 102 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by ISIS Large Print Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Theatre,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    Transaction Large Print Books

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11948434M
    ISBN 101850895414
    ISBN 109781850895411
    OCLC/WorldCa60090193

    John Barry Humphries, AO CBE (born 17 February ) is an Australian comedian, satirist, dadaist, artist, author and character is probably best known for making up and playing the characters of Dame Edna Everage, a Melbourne housewife and "gigastar", and Sir Les Patterson, who is an really rude "Australian diplomat".He is also a movie producer and script writer, a star of London's Born: John Barry Humphries, 17 February (age 85), . John Barry Humphries. 5' 10" ( m) 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 and began his TV career. He has created numerous characters, including Dame Edna Everidge and Sir Les.

    Barry Humphries is the author of several books, novels, autobiographies and plays. His autobiography won the J.R. Ackerley prize for biography in and he is the subject of three critical and biographical studies: The Real Barry Humphries by Peter Coleman, and Dame Edna Everage the Rise of Western Civilisation by John Lahr and One Man Show. Why Barry Humphries isn’t afraid to cross the line The actor, famous for portraying the hilarious Dame Edna Everage, knows what it takes to survive as a housewife superstar Share on Facebook.

    Humphries, Barry – (Dame Edna Everage, Edna Everage, Barry McKenzie, Sir Les Patterson) PERSONAL. Full name, John Barry Humphries; born Febru , in Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; son of Eric (a construction manager) and Louisa Humphries; married Brenda Wright (a ballet dancer), (divorced ); married Rosalind Tong (a dancer), (divorced c. ); married . The real story behind Dame Edna, the international superstar! In this unauthorised biography of Dame Edna Everage, acquired for an unprecedented advance and in spectacular secrecy, her long-time manager and the man who was there from the very beginning, Barry Humphries, takes a behind-the-scenes, no-holds-barred look at an icon of our times.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Robson, Includes index. Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages. Barry Humphries, in full John Barry Humphries, byname Dame Edna Everage, (born FebruMelbourne, Victoria, Australia), Australian actor best known for his character Dame Edna Everage, a sharp-tongued housewife and talk show host.

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Travelling to the studio with him, fellow- guest Peter Cook had been surprised at how "panicky Author: John Hind. This just in: Barry Humphries, better known as drag queen Dame Edna Everage, is total trash. In a new interview with the Spectator, the subject of Author: Graham Gremore. My Life as Me by Barry Humphries is published by Penguin, £ To order a copy for £ plus p&p, call the Observer book service on.

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Oscar is the son of Barry's previous wife, Australian surrealist Author: Dominic Midgley. The real story behind Dame Edna, the international superstar. In this unauthorised biography of Dame Edna Everage, acquired for an unprecedented advance and in spectacular secrecy, her long-time manager and the man who was there from the very beginning, Barry Humphries, takes a behind-the-scenes, no-holds-barred look at an icon of our times/5(26).

The news was announced yesterday in London by the seventy-eight-year-old Barry Humphries, Dame Edna’s creator and impresario, who has. Peter Coleman, friend and biographer of Humphries, points out that the most difficult assignment for any journalist or author is to find just where the real Barry Humphries is "coming from" behind the various personas that he assumes on and off stage.

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Facebook gives people the power to share and makes. To write one autobiography is pardonable; to write two begins to look like self-indulgence. Yet such vanity and excess are exactly what you'd expect from Barry Humphries, inventor of wonderful Author: Aleks Sierz.

Barry Humphries talks to Mariella Frostrup about five of his favourite books. Barry Humphries is being himself for once, but feeling his age. ‘Mortality is on my mind,’ growls the year-old Australian comedian most famous for .