It’s official. British actor and humorist Stephen Fry has married his longtime partner Elliott Spencer, a comic 30 years younger than himself.
So mazel tov to the son of a Jewish mother whose family fled the Holocaust and settled in England.
The couple only just announced their engagement 11 days ago and only revealed their relationship last November.
The 57 year old who has 135 television and movie acting credits under his belt including “Peter’s Friends” and “24: Live Another Day” tweeted to his 8 million followers on Saturday, “Gosh. @ElliottGSpencer and I go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one. Amazing.”
When revealing the engagement Fry tweeted, “Oh. It looks as though a certain cat is out of a certain bag. I’m very very happy of course but had hoped for a private wedding. Fat chance!”
Fllow British Thespian and star of the hit show “House” Hugh Laurie, who has been a friend of Fry’s for more than 30 years and co-starred with him on several British comedy shows tweeted, “Bloody hell it’s happened! @ElliottGSpencer has made an honest man of m’col. Love and happiness to all!!”
Sky News reported that the couple gave formal notice to wed at a register office in Dereham, Norfolk, near where Fry grew up and that he listed his occupation as actor and Spencer was described as a writer.