ACTOR INFORMATION:

BARRY HUMPHRIES

(Bert Schnick)

Barry Humphries as Bert Schnick

SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

Barry Humphries was born John Barry Humphries on February 17, 1934, in Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  He is an actor in film and television.  He is also a writer.  Has an alter "ego": he dresses up as a rich woman named Dame Edna Everage (also known as: Dame Edna and Edna Everage).  He is married to Lizzie Spender, the daughter of poet Sir Stephen Spender.  He remains friends to this day with Richard O'Brien and Cliff DeYoung.  He, as Dame Edna, has an autobiography called "My Gorgeous Life."  I found 2 websites about Barry Humphries.  They are:
http://users.aol.com/raregems/index.htm
http://www.fansites.com/barry_humphries.html

ACTOR FILMOGRAPHY (click on select titles for images)

1. "Flashbacks with Barry Humphries" (1999) TV Series .... Himself/Dame Edna/Various Characters
     ... aka "Barry Humphries' Flashbacks" (1999) (Australia: new title)
2. "Dame Edna Kisses It Better" (1997) TV Series .... Dame Edna Everage
3. Spice World (1997) .... Kevin McMaxford
4. Welcome to Woop Woop (1997) .... Blind Wally
5. "Seriously Funny: An Argument for Comedy" (1996) (mini) TV Series .... Sir Les Patterson
6. Leading Man, The (1996) .... Humphrey
7. Napoleon (1995) (voice)
8. Immortal Beloved (1994) .... Clemens Metternich
9. Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills (1994) .... Bert/Lady Shopper/Manager
10. "Edna Time" (1993) TV Series .... Dame Edna Everage
11. "Dame Edna's Neighbourhood Watch" (1992) TV Series .... Dame Edna Everage
12. "Selling Hitler" (1991) (mini) TV Series .... Rupert Murdoch
13. "Dame Edna's Hollywood" (1991) TV Series .... Dame Edna Everage
14. Night on Mount Edna, A (1990) (TV) .... Dame Edna Everage
15. Les Patterson Saves the World (1987) .... Les Patterson/Dame Edna Everage
16. "Dame Edna Experience, The" (1987) TV Series .... Dame Edna Everage
17. Howling III (1987) .... Academy Award Presenter
      ... aka Howling III: The Marsupials (1987)
18. Dr. Fischer of Geneva (1985) (TV) .... Richard Deane
19. Secret Policeman's Other Ball, The (1982) .... Himself/Various Roles
20. Shock Treatment (1981) .... Bert Schnick
21. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) .... Dame Edna Everage
22. Getting of Wisdom, The (1977) .... Rev. Strachey
23. Monty Python Meets Beyond the Fringe (1977)
      ... aka Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1977)
24. "Barry Humphries Show, The" (1976) TV Series
25. Side by Side (1976)
26. Great McCarthy, The (1975) .... Col Ball-Miller
27. Barry Mackenzie Holds His Own (1974) .... Dr. Meyer Delamphrey/Offensive Buck-toothed Englishman/Senator Douglas Manton
28. It's Not the Size That Counts (1974) .... Dr. Anderson
      ... aka Percy's Progress (1974)
29. Adventures of Barry McKenzie, The (1972) .... Aunt Edna Everage/Hoot
30. "Barry Humphries' Scandals" (1970) TV Series
31. Naked Bunyip, The (1970) .... Edna Everage
32. Bliss of Mrs. Blossom, The (1968) .... Art dealer
33. Bedazzled (1967) .... Envy

WRITER FILMOGRAPHY

1. Les Patterson Saves the World (1987)
2. Barry Mackenzie Holds His Own (1974)
3. Adventures of Barry McKenzie, The (1972)

NOTABLE TV GUEST APPEARANCES

1. "Panel, The" (1998) playing "Himself"(episode # 2.13) 5/5/1999
2. "Roseanne Show, The" (1998) playing "Dame Edna Everage"(episode # 1.10) 9/25/1998