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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:
146
First Appeared:
In the series Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big
Latest Project:
Series Rig 45 2018-06-08
Known For
Poster of Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For
Poster of Planes
Poster of Chanson der Liebe
Poster of Will & Grace
Filmography
Series Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big Unknown 2019
Series The New Adventures of Beany and Cecil Professor Kipple (voice) 2019
Series The Norman Gunston Show Director in Sotheby's 2019
Series Rig 45 Himself (archive footage) 2018-06-08
Series 花にけだもの Himself 2017-10-30
Movie British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited) 2016-09-12
Movie Trolls Roi Gristle (voice) 2016-10-13
Series Victoria and Shane Grow Their Own Smychkov 2016
Movie Zufällig allmächtig Chief Alien (voice) 2015-06-26
Movie Voll auf die Nuss Mr. Bellwood (voice) 2015-03-01
Series Laula mu laulu Mr. 'The Guv' Edly 2014-03-20
Movie Monty Python live (mostly) Himself, others 2014-07-20
Movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly The Guv 2014-12-16
Movie Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For 2014-08-20
Series Hinter der Gartenmauer Quincy Endicott / Adelaide (voice) 2014-11-03
Series 蘭陵王 Himself 2013-08-14
Movie Spud 2: The Madness Continues The Guv 2013-06-06
Movie Planes Bulldog (voice) 2013-08-09
Movie Der Pirat - Legende - Held - Kaviar-König McCormick 2012-10-11
Movie Anatomy of a Liar Himself 2012-10-26
Movie A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Various (voice) 2012-09-08
Series 부탁해요 캡틴 Bartender 2012-01-04
Series Whitney Unknown 2011-09-22
Movie John Cleese - The Alimony Tour Live 2011-08-11
Movie Winnie Puuh Narrator (voice) 2011-04-13
Movie Beethovens abenteuerliche Weihnachten Narrator 2011-11-08
Movie Für immer Shrek King (voice) 2010-05-16
Movie Der rosarote Panther 2 Chief Inspector Dreyfus 2009-02-06
Series Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) Himself 2009-10-18
Movie Monty Python - Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) Himself 2009-10-04
Movie The Seventh Python Himself 2008-06-26
Movie Ich will da sein - Jenny Gröllmann 2008-06-19
Movie We Are Most Amused Master of Ceremonies 2008-11-12
Movie The Art of Football from A to Z Himself 2007-01-01
Movie On the Doll Mr. Partridge 2007-10-12
Series Phenomenon Dr. Glickenstein 2007-10-24
Movie Shrek der Dritte King Harold (voice) 2007-05-17
Movie Pornorama Unknown 2007-10-11
Movie Chanson der Liebe Unknown 2007-05-23
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 Schweinchen Wilbur und seine Freunde Samuel the Sheep (voice) 2006-12-07
Movie Man About Town Dr. Primkin 2006-06-08
Movie The Decoy Unknown 2006-06-25
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie L'entente cordiale Lord Conrad 2006-06-21
Movie HippHipp! [paw rihk-titt] Mr Grime 2005-01-01
Movie Fawlty Towers Revisited Himself 2005-12-01
Movie The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset 2005-09-27
Movie The Funny Blokes of British Comedy Himself 2005-03-03
Movie Shrek 2 - Der tollkühne Held kehrt zurück King (voice) 2004-05-19
Movie In 80 Tagen um die Welt 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 George, der aus dem Dschungel kam 2 An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice) 2003-08-18
Movie 3 Engel für Charlie - Volle Power Mr. Munday 2003-06-27
Movie Stupidity himself 2003-01-01
Series 龙凤奇缘 John Cleese 2002-01-01
Movie Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe 2002-01-12
Movie Verschwörung der Superschurken Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice) 2002-09-03
Series Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) Red Lansing 2002-03-27
Movie Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington 2002-11-13
Movie Pluto Nash - Im Kampf gegen die Mondmafia James 2002-08-15
Movie James Bond 007 - Stirb an einem anderen Tag Q 2002-11-17
Series The Human Face Presenter 2001-03-07
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Series 아름다운 날들 Mercury (voice) 2001-03-14
Movie Rat Race - Der nackte Wahnsinn Donald P. Sinclair 2001-08-17
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen Nearly Headless Nick 2001-11-22
Movie Mickys großes Weihnachtsfest Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker') 2001-11-06
Series Idols 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 2001-11-01
Series Band of Brothers - Wir waren wie Brüder Charles Merchant 2001-09-09
Movie 순애보 Unknown 2000-12-09
Movie Ist sie nicht großartig? Henry Marcus 2000-01-28
Movie The Magic Pudding Albert, the Magic Pudding (voice) 2000-12-14
Movie James Bond 007 - Die Welt ist nicht genug R 1999-11-17
Movie Parting Shots Maurice Walpole 1999-05-14
Series Casper & Mandrilaftalen Gun rack Technician 1999-03-01
Movie Schlaflos in New York Mr. Mersault 1999-04-02
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie George - Der aus dem Dschungel kam An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice) 1998-02-04
Movie Wilde Kreaturen Rollo Lee 1997-01-24
Movie Sturm in den Weiden Mr. Toad's Lawyer 1996-10-16
Series The Daily Show Himself 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Look at the State We're In! Minister 1995-05-20
Movie Die Schwanenprinzessin Jean-Bob (voice) 1994-11-18
Movie Mary Shelleys Frankenstein Prof. Waldman 1994-11-04
Movie Das Dschungelbuch Dr. Julien Plumford 1994-12-23
Movie Und ewig schleichen die Erben Raoul P. Shadgrind 1993-04-02
Series Första kärleken Himself 1992-04-07
Series Funny Business 1992-11-22
Movie Bullseye - Der wahnwitzige Diamanten Coup Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese 1991-11-13
Movie Amnesty International's Big 30 Himself 1991-01-01
Series E.A.R.T.H. Force Various Roles 1990-09-16
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 der Wikinger Halfdan the Black 1989-09-22
Series Karate Kid Professor Barnhardt 1989-09-09
Movie Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included Himself 1989-11-18
Movie Ein Fisch namens Wanda Archie Leach 1988-07-15
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball Jim Cleese 1987-01-01
Movie Baby Quark 1987-12-02
Movie The Grand Knockout Tournament Himself 1987-06-19
Movie Quark and the Highway Robber 1987-12-02
Movie Dragonslayer Quark 1987-12-02
Movie Clockwise - Recht so, Mr. Stimpson Brian Stimpson 1986-03-01
Movie Silverado Sheriff John T. Langston 1985-07-10
Movie Demons - Dämonen Unknown 1985-10-04
Series Mesék Mátyás királyról Petruchio 1984-02-18
Movie Dotterbart Harvey 'Blind' Pew 1983-06-24
Movie Monty Python: Der Sinn des Lebens Diverse Rollen 1983-03-31
Movie Privates on Parade Major Giles Flack 1983-03-18
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 Der große Muppet Krimi Neville 1981-06-26
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Himself - Various Roles 1979-12-22
Movie Das Leben des Brian Arthur 1979-08-17
Movie To Norway, Home of Giants Norman Fearless 1979-01-01
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Movie Sherlock Holmes oder Der sonderbare Fall vom Ende der Zivilisation Sherlock Holmes 1977-09-18
Series Die Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-05
Series Ripping Yarns Passer-By 1976-01-07
Movie Pleasure at Her Majesty's Himself 1976-12-29
Movie Monty Python: Die Ritter der Kokosnuß Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Lancelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter 1975-05-25
Series Das verrückte Hotel – Fawlty Towers Basil Fawlty 1975-09-19
Movie Euroshow 71 Himself - Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus) 1971-05-01
Movie The Statue Harry 1971-01-27
Movie Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Various Roles 1971-01-01
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
Series Monty Python's Flying Circus Mr Praline 1969-10-05
Series Sez Les 1969-04-30
Movie How to Irritate People Himself - Various 1969-01-21
Movie Interlude Television public relations man 1968-05-01
Series Doctor Who Unknown 1963-11-23
Series Mit Schirm, Charme und Melone Unknown 1961-01-07
Series Your Hit Parade Cat R. Waul (voice) 1950-07-10
Movie Abbott und Costello treffen Frankenstein Sherlock Holmes 1948-06-15