The 57-year-old comedian and his 27-year-old partner announced their marriage via micro-blogging site Twitter. Hugh, who is Mr Fry's longtime friend and collaborator, was among the first to offer his congratulations, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
Bloody hell it's happened! @ElliottGSpencer has made an honest man of m'col. Love and happiness to all!!— Hugh Laurie (@hughlaurie) January 17, 2015
After announcing their marriage, Mr Fry tweeted:
He had earlier said that he was hoping for a "private wedding".
"Oh. It looks as though a certain cat is out of a certain bag. I'm very very happy of course but had hoped for a private wedding. Fat chance. Thank you all SO much for your kind congratulations. Deeply touched xxx (sic)," he had posted.