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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:
141
First Appeared:
In the series The Avengers 1961-01-07
Latest Project:
Movie Οι Ευχούληδες 2016-10-13
Known For
Poster of Ο Γουίνι το αρκουδάκι
Poster of Ο Ροζ Πάνθηρας 2
Poster of Will & Grace
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Filmography
Movie Οι Ευχούληδες Roi Gristle (voice) 2016-10-13
Movie Το Κυνήγι Των Χαμένων Βελανιδιών Mr. Bellwood (voice) 2015-03-01
Movie Ευχήσου και Όλα Γίνονται Chief Alien (voice) 2015-06-26
Movie Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself, others 2014-07-20
Movie Over the Garden Wall Adelaide 2014-11-03
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live 2014-11-13
Series Over the Garden Wall Quincy Enditcott 2014-11-03
Movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly The Guv 2014-12-16
Movie Spud 2: The Madness Continues The Guv 2013-06-06
Movie Αεροπλάνα Bulldog (voice) 2013-08-09
Movie Anatomy of a Liar Himself 2012-10-26
Movie Η Αυτοβιογραφία Ενός Ψεύτη Various (voice) 2012-09-08
Movie Ο Θεός Αγαπάει το Χαβιάρι McCormick 2012-10-11
Movie Ο Γουίνι το αρκουδάκι Narrator 2011-04-13
Movie John Cleese - The Alimony Tour Live Unknown 2011-08-11
Movie Beethoven's Christmas Adventure Narrator 2011-11-08
Series Whitney Unknown 2011-09-22
Movie Σρεκ 4 - Και εμείς καλύτερα King (voice) 2010-05-16
Movie Spud Mr. 'The Guv' Edly 2010-12-03
Movie Πλανήτης 51: Επισκέπτης Από Τη Γη Professor Kipple (voice) 2009-11-19
Series Skavlan Guest 2009-01-16
Movie Ο Ροζ Πάνθηρας 2 Chief Inspector Dreyfus 2009-02-06
Series Monty Python: Almost the Truth 2009-10-18
Movie Monty Python - Fast die ganze Wahrheit Himself 2009-10-04
Movie Igor Dr. Glickenstein (voice) 2008-09-19
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 Όταν Η Γη Σταματήσει Professor Barnhardt 2008-12-10
Movie The Art of Football from A to Z Himself 2007-01-01
Movie The Secret Life of Brian Himself 2007-01-01
Movie Σρεκ Ο Tρίτος King Harold (voice) 2007-05-17
Series Movie Connections Unknown 2007-09-10
Series Monty Python's Personal Best Unknown 2006-02-22
Movie Man About Town Dr. Primkin 2006-06-08
Movie Monty Python's Flying Circus - Graham Chapman's Personal Best Various 2006-01-01
Movie L'entente cordiale Lord Conrad 2006-06-21
Movie Charlotte's Web Samuel the Sheep (voice) 2006-12-15
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie The Funny Blokes of British Comedy Himself 2005-03-03
Movie Βάλιαντ, Το Γενναίο Περιστέρι 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 Σρεκ 2 King (voice) 2004-05-19
Movie Ο Γύρος του Κόσμου σε 80 Μέρες Grizzled Sergeant 2004-06-16
Series Entourage 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 Scorched Charles Merchant 2003-05-17
Movie Οι Άγγελοι του Τσάρλι: Δράση Πέρα Από Τα Όρια Mr. Munday 2003-06-27
Movie George of the Jungle 2 Ape (voice) 2003-08-18
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 Ο Χάρι Πότερ Και Η Κάμαρα Με Τα Μυστικά Nearly Headless Nick 2002-11-13
Movie The Adventures of Pluto Nash James 2002-08-15
Movie Τζέιμς Μποντ, Πράκτωρ 007: Πέθανε Μια Άλλη Μέρα Q 2002-11-17
Movie Rat Race Donald P. Sinclair 2001-07-30
Movie Τα μαγικά χριστούγεννα του Μίκυ Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker') 2001-11-06
Series Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
Movie Mickey's House of Villains Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice) 2001-11-15
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Ο Χάρι Πότερ Και Η Φιλοσοφική Λίθος Nearly Headless Nick 2001-11-16
Movie Isn't She Great Henry Marcus 2000-01-28
Movie The Magic Pudding Albert, the Magic Pudding (voice) 2000-12-14
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie The Out-of-Towners Mr. Mersault 1999-04-02
Movie Τζέιμς Μποντ, Πράκτωρ 007: Ο Κόσμος Δεν Είναι Αρκετός R 1999-11-08
Movie Parting Shots Maurice Walpole 1999-05-14
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Τρομερά Πλάσματα Rollo Lee 1997-01-24
Movie George of the Jungle An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice) 1997-07-15
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah 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 Prof. Waldman 1994-11-04
Movie The Swan Princess Jean-Bob (voice) 1994-11-18
Movie The Jungle Book Dr. Julien Plumford 1994-12-23
Movie Splitting Heirs Raoul P. Shadgrind 1993-04-02
Movie Amnesty International's Big 30 Himself 1991-01-01
Movie An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Cat R. Waul (voice) 1991-11-21
Movie Life of Python Himself / Various Roles (also archive footage) 1990-01-01
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 Ερικ ο Βίκινγκ Halfdan the Black 1989-09-01
Movie The Big Picture Bartender 1989-09-15
Movie Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included Himself 1989-11-18
Movie Ένα Ψάρι Που το Έλεγαν Γουάντα Archie Leach 1988-07-15
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball Jim Cleese 1987-01-01
Movie Quark and the Highway Robber 1987-12-02
Movie The Grand Knockout Tournament Himself 1987-06-19
Movie Dragonslayer Quark 1987-12-02
Movie Baby Quark Unknown 1987-12-02
Movie Clockwise Brian Stimpson 1986-03-01
Movie Σιλβεράντο Sheriff John T. Langston 1985-07-10
Movie Privates on Parade Major Giles Flack 1983-03-25
Movie Μόντι Πάιθονς, το Νόημα της Ζωής Diverse Rollen 1983-03-31
Movie Yellowbeard Harvey 'Blind' Pew 1983-06-24
Series Whoops Apocalypse Unknown 1982-03-14
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie Το Αδελφάτο των Ξεφωνημένων Various Roles 1982-06-25
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself - Various Roles 1982-09-23
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Υπέροχοι Ληστές και τα Κουλουβάχατα της Ιστορίας 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 Away from it All Nigel Farquhar-Bennett (Narrator) 1979-01-01
Movie The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 Himself 1979-01-01
Movie Ένας Προφήτης... Μα Τι Προφήτης! Arthur 1979-08-16
Movie Doctor Who: City of Death Art Gallery Visitor 1979-10-20
Series Not The Nine O'Clock News Unknown 1979-10-16
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 1976-09-18
Series Ripping Yarns Passer-By 1976-01-07
Movie Pleasure at Her Majesty's Himself 1976-12-29
Movie Οι ιππότες της ελεεινής τραπέζης Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Lancelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter 1975-03-13
Series Fawlty Towers Basil Fawlty 1975-09-19
Movie Romance with a Double Bass Smychkov 1974-01-01
Movie The Love Ban 1973-01-01
Series Last of the Summer Wine Unknown 1973-11-12
Movie The Statue Harry 1971-01-27
Movie Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Various Roles 1971-01-01
Movie Euroshow 71 Himself - Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus) 1971-05-01
Movie Το Αδελφάτο με τις Τρελές 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 1971-09-28
Series The Goodies Unknown 1970-11-08
Movie The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Pumer 1970-11-12
Movie How to Irritate People Himself - Various 1969-01-21
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 The Magic Christian Director in Sotheby's 1969-12-12
Movie Interlude Television public relations man 1968-05-01
Series At Last the 1948 Show Unknown 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 Comedy Playhouse Sherlock Holmes 1961-12-15