BAFTA Film Award.
8 wins & 8 nominations.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
First Swallow-Savvy Guard / Dennis / Peasant 2 / Right Head / Sir Galahad the Pure / Narrator / King of Swamp Castle / Brother Maynard's Brother / Leader of The Knights Who Say NI!
The Meaning of Life
Window Washer / Harry / Fish #5 / Mr. Pycroft / Dad / Narrator #1 / Chaplain / Carter / Spadger / Regimental Sergeant Major / Pakenham-Walsh / Rear End / Female TV Presenter / Mr. Marvin Hendy / Governor / Leaf Son / Debbie Katzenberg
Life of Brian
Wise Man #3 / Mr. Big Nose / Francis / Mrs. A / Ex-Leper / Announcer / Ben / Pontius Pilate / Boring Prophet / Eddie / Shoe Follower / Nisus Wettus
(TV Mini Series)
William Makepeace Thackeray
The Human Face
(TV Mini Series documentary)
Applicant / Peasant / Self
... Applicant / Peasant / Self
(TV Mini Series)
Roger / Gordon Ottershaw / Gerald Whinfrey / ...
Monty Python's Flying Circus
It's Man / Various / 'It's' Man / ...
- Party Political Broadcast
... Voice Over #1 / Ralph Garibaldi / 'Most Awful Family in Britain' (Sport) Presenter / ...
- Mr. Neutron
... GPO Official / Mrs. Entrail / Commander / ...
... Third Psychiatrist / Policeman / Mr. Gabriello / ... (voice)
- Michael Ellis
... Second Store Assistant / Mr. Hartford / 'University of the Air' Announcer / ...
(TV Series documentary)
Actor in sketches
1 Print Biography |
7 Interviews |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Palin CBE | Montypython Flyingcircus | Michael Lapin | Michael Spam Palin | Sir Michael Palin | Michael C. Palinberg | Mikael Palinski | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | Alan Michael Palin Whicker
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
I loved Spike Milligan
, yet I never realised, until I got to know him, that this person, who made me so happy, was desperate, and that writing the comedy I adored was tearing his life apart. When I interviewed him for Comic Roots
(1982), I asked him what it felt like to work on The Goon Show
(1968). He said, 'It was like one good summer.'" What a moving phrase that is. 'One good summer'. ...
He is a graduate of Oxford with a degree in History.
Brown hair and hazel eyes, medium height