"John Barry Humphries", Officer of the Order of Australia/AO, Commander of the Order of the British Empire/CBE is an Australian comedian, satirist, artist, and author. Humphries is best known for writing and playing his on-stage and television alter egos Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson. He is also a film producer and script writer, a star of London's West End musical theatre, an award-winning writer and an accomplished landscape painter. For his delivery of dadaist and Absurdism/absurdist humour to millions, biographer Anne Pender described Humphries in 2010 as not only "the most significant theatrical figure of our time … [but] the most significant comedian to emerge since Charlie Chaplin".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous entertainers! More Barry Humphries on Wikipedia.