Barry Humphries all smiles as he delighted fans with selfies in last known pictures before his death
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 22
Barry Humphries was making fans smile until the end (Picture: Penelope Spa & Wellness/Instagram)

was making people smile for almost nine decades, and that didn’t change in the last few months of his life.

In the last known photos of the much-loved comedian, he brought joy to two fans as he stopped for selfies.

Wearing his famous cheeky grin, the Melbourne-born was in high spirits as he hugged two women, then standing in the middle and placing an arm around them both.

The Dame Edna Everage creator was barefoot and sported salmon-pink chinos and a striped shirt, enjoying a day out in the sunshine.

Taken and shared on Instagram in December 2022, these snaps captured his last public appearance, which we know of.

Humphries’ death comeswhere he was being treated after suffering complications from hip surgery.

Last known pictures of the comedian show him in high spirits with two fans (Picture: Penelope Spa & Wellness/Instagram)

His family shared a heartfelt statement.

‘He was completely himself until the very end, never losing his brilliant mind, his unique wit and generosity of spirit.

‘With over 70 years on the stage, he was an entertainer to his core, touring up until the last year of his life and planning more shows that will sadly never be.

‘His audiences were precious to him, and he never took them for granted.’

They added: ‘Although he may be best remembered for his work in theatre, he was a painter, author, poet, and a collector and lover of a rt in all its forms.

‘He was also a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and a friend and confidant to many. His passing leaves a void in so many lives.’

The Dame Edna Everage was more than happy to stop for a chat as he enjoyed the sunshine (Picture: Penelope Spa & Wellness/Instagram)

The statement concluded: ‘The characters he created, which brought laughter to millions, will live on.’

Tributes have flooded in for the comedy legend, with the likes of about how he was making him laugh just days ago.

The Welsh Gavin & Stacey star and friend of Humphries was with him three days before he died, sharing a picture on Twitter to honour him.

‘RIP Barry Humphries. A true great who inspired me immeasurably,’ he wrote.

‘It was a delight to call him my friend. I’ve been in Australia and was with him only 3 days ago. He was, as ever, making me laugh.’

Humphries died in hospital in Sydney on Saturday, aged 89 (Picture: PA)
Tributes have poured in from fans and fellow comedians (Picture: BBC)

‘His talent shone until the very end,’ he added.

‘My love goes out to Lizzie and all the family.’

Ricky Gervais, Matt Lucas, Carol Vorderman, Kate Beckinsale, and more have also while fans have

Humphries is survived by his fourth wife, Lizzie Spender, and his four children.