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John Cleese

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life. In the mid 1970s, Cleese and his first wife Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures. He also starred in Clockwise, and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films, two Harry Potter films, and three Shrek films. With Yes Minister writer Antony Jay he co-founded the production company Video Arts, responsible for making entertaining training films. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Cleese, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Oct 27, 1939 In Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big
Latest Project:
Movie Charming 2018-04-20
Known For
Poster of Shrek Forever After
Poster of The Day the Earth Stood Still
Poster of Around the World in 80 Days
Poster of Law and Disorder
Movie How Not to Exhibit Yourself John Cleese 2020
Series Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big Unknown 2020
Movie Charming Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice) 2018-04-20
Series Flower and the Beast Himself 2017-10-30
Movie Trolls Roi Gristle (voice) 2016-10-13
Movie British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited) 2016-09-12
Movie Absolutely Anything Chief Alien (voice) 2015-06-26
Movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly The Guv 2014-12-16
Series Over the Garden Wall Quincy Endicott/Adelaide (voice) 2014-11-03
Movie Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself, others 2014-07-20
Series Prince of Lan Ling Himself 2013-08-14
Movie Planes Bulldog (voice) 2013-08-09
Movie Spud 2: The Madness Continues The Guv 2013-06-06
Movie A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Various (voice) 2012-09-08
Movie Anatomy of a Liar Himself 2012-10-26
Movie God Loves Caviar McCormick 2012-10-11
Movie Winnie the Pooh Narrator 2011-04-13
Movie The Undefeated Himself (archive footage) 2011-07-15
Movie The Big Year Narrator (voice) 2011-10-13
Movie Beethoven's Christmas Adventure Narrator 2011-11-08
Movie John Cleese - The Alimony Tour Live 2011-08-11
Series Whitney Unknown 2011-09-22
Movie Spud Mr. 'The Guv' Edly 2010-12-03
Movie Shrek Forever After King (voice) 2010-05-16
Movie Planet 51 Professor Kipple (voice) 2009-11-19
Movie The Pink Panther 2 Chief Inspector Dreyfus 2009-02-06
Movie Monty Python - Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) Himself 2009-10-04
Movie The Seventh Python Himself 2008-06-26
Movie Igor Dr. Glickenstein (voice) 2008-09-19
Movie We Are Most Amused Master of Ceremonies 2008-11-12
Movie The Day the Earth Stood Still Professor Barnhardt 2008-12-10
Movie On the Doll Mr. Partridge 2007-10-12
Movie The Art of Football from A to Z Himself 2007-01-01
Movie Love Songs Unknown 2007-05-23
Movie Shrek the Third King Harold (voice) 2007-05-17
Movie Monty Python's Flying Circus - Graham Chapman's Personal Best Various 2006-01-01
Series Monty Python's Personal Best 2006-02-22
Movie The Decoy Unknown 2006-06-25
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Man About Town Dr. Primkin 2006-06-08
Movie Charlotte's Web Samuel the Sheep (voice) 2006-12-07
Movie L'entente cordiale Lord Conrad 2006-06-21
Movie HippHipp! [paw rihk-titt] Unknown 2005-01-01
Movie The Funny Blokes of British Comedy Himself 2005-03-03
Movie Fawlty Towers Revisited Himself 2005-12-01
Movie The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset 2005-09-27
Movie Second Thoughts 2004-01-01
Movie Shrek 2 King (voice) 2004-05-19
Movie Around the World in 80 Days Grizzled Sergeant 2004-06-16
Movie Wine for the Confused Himself 2004-10-21
Movie Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? Himself 2004-11-15
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie Stupidity himself 2003-01-01
Movie George of the Jungle 2 An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice) 2003-08-18
Movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Mr. Munday 2003-06-27
Movie Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe 2002-01-12
Series Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) Red Lansing 2002-03-27
Movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington 2002-11-13
Movie The Adventures of Pluto Nash James 2002-08-15
Movie Mickey's House of Villains Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice) 2002-09-03
Movie Die Another Day Q 2002-11-17
Series Beautiful Days Mercury (voice) 2001-03-14
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Series The Human Face Presenter 2001-03-07
Movie Rat Race Donald P. Sinclair 2001-08-17
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Nearly Headless Nick 2001-11-16
Movie Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker') 2001-11-06
Series Idols Announcer / Hungarian Citizen / self - Defence Teacher / Sir George Head / Policeman / Interviewer / Mr. Praline / Second General / Christopher Columbus / Mungo the Cook / Bank Robber / Accountant #2 (falling past the window) / Vocational Guidance Counsel 2001-11-01
Series Band of Brothers Charles Merchant 2001-09-09
Movie Isn't She Great Henry Marcus 2000-01-28
Movie Now Pay Attention 007! Himself 2000-01-22
Series Secret Agent Man Harvey 'Blind' Pew 2000-03-07
Movie The Magic Pudding Albert, the Magic Pudding (voice) 2000-12-14
Movie Asako in Ruby Shoes Unknown 2000-12-09
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series Casper & Mandrilaftalen Gun rack Technician 1999-03-01
Movie The Out-of-Towners Mr. Mersault 1999-04-02
Movie Parting Shots Maurice Walpole 1999-05-14
Movie The World Is Not Enough R 1999-11-17
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie George of the Jungle An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice) 1997-07-15
Movie Fierce Creatures Rollo Lee 1997-01-23
Movie The Wind in the Willows Mr. Toad's Lawyer 1996-10-16
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Look at the State We're In! Minister 1995-05-20
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Law and Disorder Prof. Waldman 1994-01-17
Movie The Mask Passer-By 1994-07-29
Movie The Jungle Book Dr. Julien Plumford 1994-12-23
Movie The Swan Princess Jean-Bob (voice) 1994-11-18
Movie Splitting Heirs Raoul P. Shadgrind 1993-04-02
Series Funny Business 1992-11-22
Series Första kärleken Himself 1992-04-07
Movie Amnesty International's Big 30 Himself 1991-01-01
Movie Life of Python Himself / Various Roles (also archive footage) 1990-01-01
Series E.A.R.T.H. Force Various Roles 1990-09-16
Movie Bullseye! Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese 1990-11-02
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball Himself 1989-01-01
Movie Romuald et Juliette 1989-03-22
Movie The Big Picture Bartender 1989-09-15
Movie Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included Himself 1989-11-18
Movie Erik the Viking Halfdan the Black 1989-09-01
Movie A Fish Called Wanda Archie Leach 1988-07-15
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball Jim Cleese 1987-01-01
Movie Clockwise Brian Stimpson 1986-03-01
Movie Demons Unknown 1985-10-04
Movie Silverado Sheriff John T. Langston 1985-07-10
Movie Privates on Parade Major Giles Flack 1983-03-18
Movie The Meaning of Life Diverse Rollen 1983-03-31
Movie Krull Mr Praline 1983-07-29
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself - Various Roles 1982-09-23
Series Whoops Apocalypse Unknown 1982-03-14
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie Time Bandits Robin Hood 1981-07-13
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Neville 1981-06-26
Movie The Taming of the Shrew Petruchio 1980-10-23
Movie To Norway, Home of Giants Norman Fearless 1979-01-01
Movie Doctor Who: City of Death Art Gallery Visitor 1979-10-20
Movie Life of Brian Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur 1979-08-17
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Himself - Various Roles 1979-12-22
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Movie The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It Sherlock Holmes 1977-09-18
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-05
Movie Pleasure at Her Majesty's Himself 1976-12-29
Series Fawlty Towers Basil Fawlty 1975-09-19
Movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Lancelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter 1975-05-25
Movie Romance with a Double Bass Smychkov 1974-01-01
Series Last of the Summer Wine Unknown 1973-11-12
Movie The Love Ban Contraceptives Lecturer 1973-01-01
Movie The Statue Harry 1971-01-27
Movie Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Various Roles 1971-01-01
Movie Euroshow '71: May Day Special Himself - Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus) 1971-05-01
Movie The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Pumer 1970-11-12
Series The Goodies Unknown 1970-11-08
Movie The Magic Christian Director in Sotheby's 1969-12-12
Movie How to Irritate People Himself - Various 1969-01-21
Movie The Best House in London Jones 1969-01-01
Movie Interlude Television public relations man 1968-05-01
Series At Last the 1948 Show 1967-02-15
Series The Frost Report 1966-03-01
Series Doctor Who Unknown 1963-11-23
Series The Avengers Unknown 1961-01-07
Series Your Hit Parade Cat R. Waul 1950-07-10
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Unknown 1948-06-15