10 wins & 17 nominations.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter
The Meaning of Life
Fish #2 / Dr. Spencer / Humphrey Williams / Sturridge / Ainsworth / Waiter / Eric's Assistant / Maître D' / Grim Reaper
Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice)
King Gristle Sr. (voice)
The Guv - Mr. Edly
Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
Special Agent Wormold / Various Characters
Will & Grace
- I Do
... Lyle Finster (uncredited)
House of Mouse
Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker') / Narrator (segment 'Around the World in 80 Days') / Narrator (segment 'Mickey's Mechanical House') / ...
- House of Genius
... Narrator (segment 'Mickey's Mechanical House') (voice)
- House of Scrooge
... Narrator (segment 'Midsummer Night's Dream') (voice)
Crickett (English version, voice)
Dr. Larry King
Interviewer in lounge
Casper & Mandrilaftalen
Purple Gun Rack of Love Repair Man / Fake Bosse Bo Johansson / Sita-ta Columbus
- Episode #2.2
... Purple Gun Rack of Love Repair Man / Fake Bosse Bo Johansson / Sita-ta Columbus
Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese
Narrator (English version, voice)
Dr. Simon Finch-Royce
Field Marshal Montgomery / Queen Elizabeth I. / Brutus / ...
At Last the 1948 Show
Various Characters / Sidney Lotterby from Manchester / Dr. Gilbert / ...
Appeared in "Cambridge Circus" on Broadway.
1 Print Biography |
20 Interviews |
16 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
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6' 5" (1.96 m)
Did You Know?
[on Michael Palin
] Sometimes he can be annoyingly conciliatory. Sometimes you want him to stand up for a point of view. I always used to say he could have tea with Hitler [Adolf Hitler
] and Stalin [Joseph Stalin
] and they'd both come away with the impression he was on their side. He's immensely agreeable.
noted among his Monty Python co-stars that there seemed to be a division between the taller, more "aggressive" Cambridge men (Cleese, Graham Chapman
, & Eric Idle
) and the shorter, lighter-humored Oxford men (Michael Palin
& Terry Jones
), the latter of which the American Gilliam found himself closer to. Gilliam considered Cleese the most "Cambridge" of the group, being the tallest ...
Usually sports a moustache
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