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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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Born:
Oct 27, 1939 In Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
124
First Appeared:
In the series The Avengers 1961-01-07
Latest Project:
Series Wine for the Confused 2016
Known For
Poster of El pudding mágico
Poster of La princesa Cisne
Poster of The Big Picture
Poster of The Best House in London
Filmography
Series Wine for the Confused Unknown 2016
Series The Human Face Presenter 2016
Movie Absolutamente todo Extraterrestrial (voice) 2015-06-26
Series Over the Garden Wall Quincy Enditcott 2014-11-03
Movie Monty Python en vivo (Más o menos) Himself, others 2014-07-20
Movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly The Guv 2014-12-16
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live 2014-11-13
Movie Spud 2: La locura continúa The Guv 2013-06-06
Movie Aviones Bulldog (voice) 2013-08-09
Movie Autobiografía de un mentiroso Various (voice) 2012-09-08
Movie Ο Θεός Αγαπάει το Χαβιάρι McCormick 2012-10-11
Movie Anatomy of a Liar Himself 2012-10-26
Movie Winnie the Pooh Narrator 2011-04-13
Movie John Cleese - The Alimony Tour Live 2011-08-11
Movie Beethoven Aventura de Navidad Narrator 2011-11-08
Series Whitney Unknown 2011-09-22
Movie Shrek, felices para siempre King (voice) 2010-05-16
Movie Spud Mr. 'The Guv' Edly 2010-12-03
Series Skavlan Guest 2009-01-16
Movie Monty Python, la versión de los abogados Himself 2009-10-04
Movie La Pantera Rosa 2 Chief Inspector Dreyfus 2009-02-06
Movie Planet 51 Professor Kipple (voice) 2009-11-19
Series Monty Python: Casi la verdad (La versión de los abogados) 2009-10-18
Movie Marty Feldman : Six Degrees of Seperation 2008-03-31
Movie The Seventh Python Himself 2008-06-26
Movie We Are Most Amused Master of Ceremonies 2008-11-12
Movie Igor Dr. Glickenstein (voice) 2008-09-19
Movie Ultimátum a la Tierra Professor Barnhardt 2008-12-10
Movie The Art of Football from A to Z Himself 2007-01-01
Movie La vida secreta de Brian Himself 2007-01-01
Series Movie Connections Unknown 2007-09-10
Movie Shrek Tercero King Harold (voice) 2007-05-17
Movie Monty Python's Flying Circus - Graham Chapman's Personal Best Various 2006-01-01
Movie Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo Dr. Primkin 2006-06-08
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie L'entente cordiale Lord Conrad 2006-06-21
Movie La telaraña de Carlota Samuel the Sheep (voice) 2006-12-15
Movie Valiant Mercury (voice) 2005-03-25
Movie The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset 2005-09-27
Movie Fawlty Towers Revisited Himself 2005-12-01
Movie Shrek 2 King (voice) 2004-05-18
Movie La vuelta al mundo en 80 días Grizzled Sergeant 2004-06-16
Series El Séquito Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? Himself 2004-11-15
Movie Wine for the Confused Himself 2004-10-21
Movie Stupidity himself 2003-01-01
Movie Esto no es un Atraco Stuart Stu Stein 2003-05-17
Movie George de la Jungla 2 Ape (voice) 2003-08-18
Movie Los ángeles de Charlie: Al límite Mr. Munday 2003-06-27
Movie Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe 2002-01-12
Movie Las aventuras de Pluto Nash James 2002-08-15
Movie Muere otro día Q 2002-11-17
Movie Harry Potter y la cámara secreta Nearly Headless Nick 2002-11-13
Movie Ratas a la carrera Donald P. Sinclair 2001-07-30
Series Unknown 2001-01-13
Movie Mickey Mouse: El club de los villanos Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice) 2001-11-15
Movie La navidad mágica de Mickey Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker') 2001-11-06
Movie Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal Nearly Headless Nick 2001-11-16
Movie Ella es única Henry Marcus 2000-01-28
Movie El pudding mágico Albert, the Magic Pudding (voice) 2000-12-14
Movie Forasteros en Nueva York Mr. Mersault 1999-04-02
Series Casper & Mandrilaftalen Gun rack Technician 1999-03-01
Movie Parting Shots Maurice Walpole 1999-05-14
Movie El mundo nunca es suficiente R 1999-11-08
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Criaturas feroces Rollo Lee 1997-01-24
Movie George de la jungla An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice) 1997-07-15
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Himself 1996-07-22
Movie The Wind in the Willows Mr. Toad's Lawyer 1996-10-16
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Frankenstein de Mary Shelley Prof. Waldman 1994-11-04
Movie El libro de la selva: la aventura continúa Dr. Julien Plumford 1994-12-23
Movie La princesa Cisne Jean-Bob (voice) 1994-11-18
Movie Recién nacido y ya coronado Raoul P. Shadgrind 1993-04-02
Movie Amnesty International's Big 30 Himself 1991-01-01
Movie Fievel Va al Oeste Cat R. Waul (voice) 1991-11-21
Movie Life of Python Himself / Various Roles (also archive footage) 1990-01-01
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball Himself 1989-01-01
Movie Erik, El vikingo Halfdan the Black 1989-09-01
Movie Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included Himself 1989-11-18
Movie The Big Picture Bartender 1989-09-15
Movie Un pez llamado Wanda Archie Leach 1988-07-15
Movie Baby Quark 1987-12-02
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball Jim Cleese 1987-01-01
Movie Dragonslayer Quark 1987-12-02
Movie Quark and the Highway Robber 1987-12-02
Movie Siempre puntual Brian Stimpson 1986-03-01
Movie Silverado Sheriff John T. Langston 1985-07-10
Movie Privates on Parade Major Giles Flack 1983-03-25
Movie El sentido de la vida Diverse Rollen 1983-03-31
Movie Los desmadrados piratas de Barba Amarilla Harvey 'Blind' Pew 1983-06-24
Movie Monty Python Show en el Hollywood Bowl Various Roles 1982-06-25
Series Whoops Apocalypse Unknown 1982-03-14
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself - Various Roles 1982-09-23
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie El gran golpe de los Teleñecos Neville 1981-06-26
Movie Los héroes del tiempo Robin Hood 1981-07-13
Movie The Taming of the Shrew Petruchio 1980-10-23
Movie La vida de Brian Arthur 1979-08-16
Movie The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 Himself 1979-01-01
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 Ripping Yarns Passer-By 1976-01-07
Movie Pleasure at Her Majesty's Himself 1976-12-29
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-18
Movie Los caballeros de la mesa cuadrada y sus locos seguidores Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Lancelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter 1975-03-13
Series Hotel Fawlty (Serie de TV) Basil Fawlty 1975-09-19
Movie Romance with a Double Bass Smychkov 1974-01-01
Series Last of the Summer Wine Unknown 1973-11-12
Movie The Love Ban 1973-01-01
Movie El placer de las damas Harry 1971-01-27
Movie Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Various Roles 1971-01-01
Movie Se armó la gorda Ansager / Ungarischer Man / Selbstverteidigungs-Lehrer / Sir George Head / Polizist / Interviewer / Mr. Praline / Zweiter General / Christopher Columbus / Mungo der Koch / Bankräuber / Buchhalter Nr. 2 / Berufsberater / Vivian Smith Smythe Smith 1971-09-28
Series The Goodies Unknown 1970-11-08
Movie The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Pumer 1970-11-12
Movie The Best House in London Jones 1969-01-01
Movie How to Irritate People Himself - Various 1969-01-21
Movie Si quieres ser millonario no malgastes el tiempo trabajando Director in Sotheby's 1969-12-12
Series Monty Python's Flying Circus Mr Praline 1969-10-05
Movie Interlude Television public relations man 1968-05-01
Series At Last the 1948 Show 1967-02-15
Series Doctor Who Unknown 1963-11-23
Series The Avengers Unknown 1961-01-07