the son of a Missionspredigers and an architect worked first as a teacher. it joined 1927 as actor and a director of a group of theatres in Bath. Although it took up short time later the occupation of teacher again, the theatre did not release it. In the early 30's it led a small group of theatres and theatre critic again as a director. At the same time it began with the draft up of own pieces. Beyond that it translated pieces of Jean Anouilh and Jean Giraudoux.
Fry is particularly well-known by the spirit-rich verse comedies, in which he similarly as Anouilh and T. S. Eliot spielerische ease also sharp itself tiger view of human existence connects. To its most well-known works a Phoenix too much, a modern Rezeption of the moving legend around the widow of Ephesus, the lady are not for the fire and Venus belong in the light.
Besides Fry worked also as a film script author and wrote together with Karl doing mountain, Maxwell Anderson one and would ferment Vidal the film script for the adaptation of Lewis Wallace ' Ben Hur (1959, under the direction of William Wyler). Contrary to doing mountain remained Anderson, Vidal and Fry however in link up anonymously. Also for the film scripts of epischen production Barabbas (direction: Smelling pool of broadcasting corporations butcher) and John Hustons of complex Bible - filming drew Fry jointly responsibly.
- 1946 a Phoenix (A Phoenix Too frequent) 1946
- The roofridge fount 1949
- the lady 1949 Thor are not too much, with Angels 1950 Venus in the light
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- the fire (The Lady's emergency for Burning)
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| | * Literature of and over Christopher Fry in the catalog of the DDB
- Christopher Fry in the Internet Broadway DATA cousin
- Christopher Fry in the Internet Movie DATA cousin
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Harris, Christopher [correct name]|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of British writers and dramatist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. December 1907|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bristol, Gloucestershire|
|DYING DATE||30. June 2005|