Is actor Stephen Fry dead or alive?
Well-known British actor and comedian Stephen Fry was hospitalized after falling off the stage at the artificial intelligence and technology festival in London. The incident occurred during his speech at the CogX Festival at the O2 Arena in Greenwich.
Fry, 66, fell two meters while leaving the stage, injuring his ribs and legs. He was immediately taken to the hospital for medical treatment. The exact status of his current condition is unknown.
The accident occurred while Fry, known for his roles in TV series and films such as The Hobbit series, was giving a speech at the festival. The popular broadcaster is scheduled to host Channel 9’s new game show Jeopardy! next year.
Eyewitnesses revealed that the stage was poorly lit and there were no guardrails. The incident led to an investigation by both CogX Festival organizers and Greenwich Council. Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fall.
The incident sparked concern and well-wishes from fans and event attendees. One attendee tweeted, “Thank you for the great talk at CogX. I hope you’re doing well after your tumble.”
With more than 500 speakers and nearly 90,000 attendees, CogX Festival is a prominent event in the AI and technology community. Organizers expressed deep concern for Fry’s health and assured him they would support him during his recovery.