• Metro Obits
    Barry Humphries was an Australian comedian, actor, author, satirist and drag artist best known for writing and playing his stage and television character Dame Edna Everage, a flamboyant and hilarious caricature of an Australian housewife, which he performed for over five decades. Humphries began his extraordinary career on the back of an arts council bus touring the country towns of Victoria in 1954. He gained national attention in Australia in the 1960s with his satirical shows, which poked fun...  more