Fans of great movies such as “Wilde” and “V for Vendetta” can never forget the remarkable performances of writer, actor, and host Stephen Fry. The tech-savvy thespian is also the UK’s most popular personality on TWITTER, commanding a stunning 3,000,000 followers — all of whom rely on Mr. Fry for his constant flow of erudite humor and humanist compassion. Ringer fans around the world and all of us at send *Happy Birthday* wishes across the miles to New Zealand, where no doubt PJ and Co. have celebrated Mr. Fry’s natal day with appropriate zeal! Chocolate Fish Cafe for dessert, anyone?

Read more about his character, the Master of Lake-town, and others from the upcoming HOBBIT films on our Characters page.