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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:
148
First Appeared:
In the series The Avengers 1961-01-07
Latest Project:
Movie How Not to Exhibit Yourself 2017
Known For
Poster of Planet 51
Poster of Ultimátum a la Tierra
Poster of Las aventuras de Pluto Nash
Poster of Criaturas feroces
Filmography
Series The Human Face Presenter 2017
Series Look at the State We're In! Minister 2017
Series Misleading Cases Mr. Partridge 2017
Series Dawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy Unknown 2017
Series Wine for the Confused Unknown 2017
Series Grime Goes Green Mr Grime 2017
Series Just for Laughs Unknown 2017
Series Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big Unknown 2017
Movie How Not to Exhibit Yourself John Cleese 2017
Movie Trolls Roi Gristle (voice) 2016-10-13
Movie Absolutamente todo Chief Alien (voice) 2015-06-26
Movie Get Squirrely Mr. Bellwood (voice) 2015-03-01
Movie Monty Python en vivo (Más o menos) Himself, others 2014-07-20
Series Más allá del jardín Quincy Enditcott 2014-11-03
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live Unknown 2014-11-13
Movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly The Guv 2014-12-16
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 John Cleese - The Alimony Tour Live Unknown 2011-08-11
Movie Winnie the Pooh Narrator 2011-04-13
Series Whitney Unknown 2011-09-22
Movie Beethoven: Aventura de navidad Narrator 2011-11-08
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 La Pantera Rosa 2 Chief Inspector Dreyfus 2009-02-06
Movie Monty Python, la versión de los abogados Himself 2009-10-04
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 Unknown 2008-03-31
Movie The Seventh Python Himself 2008-06-26
Movie Igor Dr. Glickenstein (voice) 2008-09-19
Movie Ultimátum a la Tierra Professor Barnhardt 2008-12-10
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 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
Series Monty Python's Personal Best Unknown 2006-02-22
Movie Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo Dr. Primkin 2006-06-08
Movie La telaraña de Carlota Samuel the Sheep (voice) 2006-12-15
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie L'entente cordiale Lord Conrad 2006-06-21
Movie The Funny Blokes of British Comedy Himself 2005-03-03
Movie Valiant Mercury (voice) 2005-03-25
Movie The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset Unknown 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 Esto no es un atraco Charles Merchant 2003-05-17
Movie Stupidity himself 2003-01-01
Movie Los ángeles de Charlie: Al límite Mr. Munday 2003-06-27
Movie George de la Jungla 2 Ape (voice) 2003-08-18
Movie Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe Unknown 2002-01-12
Movie Las aventuras de Pluto Nash James 2002-08-15
Series Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) Red Lansing 2002-03-27
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 Disney's House of Mouse 2001-01-13
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 Mickey Mouse: El club de los villanos Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice) 2001-11-15
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Ella es única Henry Marcus 2000-01-28
Movie El pudding mágico Albert, the Magic Pudding (voice) 2000-12-14
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie Forasteros en Nueva York Mr. Mersault 1999-04-02
Movie El mundo nunca es suficiente R 1999-11-08
Movie Parting Shots Maurice Walpole 1999-05-14
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 E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Wind in the Willows Mr. Toad's Lawyer 1996-10-16
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Himself 1996-07-22
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Frankenstein de Mary Shelley Prof. Waldman 1994-11-04
Movie La princesa Cisne Jean-Bob (voice) 1994-11-18
Movie El libro de la selva: la aventura continúa Dr. Julien Plumford 1994-12-23
Movie Recién nacido y ya coronado Raoul P. Shadgrind 1993-04-02
Movie Fievel Va al Oeste Cat R. Waul (voice) 1991-11-21
Movie Amnesty International's Big 30 Himself 1991-01-01
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 The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball Jim Cleese 1987-01-01
Movie The Grand Knockout Tournament Himself 1987-06-19
Movie Quark and the Highway Robber Unknown 1987-12-02
Movie Dragonslayer Quark Unknown 1987-12-02
Movie Baby Quark Unknown 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
Series Whoops Apocalypse Unknown 1982-03-14
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself - Various Roles 1982-09-23
Movie Monty Python Show en el Hollywood Bowl Various Roles 1982-06-25
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 The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 Himself 1979-01-01
Movie La vida de Brian Arthur 1979-08-16
Movie To Norway, Home of Giants Norman Fearless 1979-01-01
Movie Away from it All Nigel Farquhar-Bennett (Narrator) 1979-01-01
Series Not The Nine O'Clock News Unknown 1979-10-16
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Himself - Various Roles 1979-12-22
Movie Doctor Who: City of Death Art Gallery Visitor 1979-10-20
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 Unknown 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
Movie The Love Ban Unknown 1973-01-01
Series Last of the Summer Wine Unknown 1973-11-12
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
Movie El placer de las damas 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
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 Sez Les Unknown 1969-04-30
Series Monty Python's Flying Circus Mr Praline 1969-10-05
Movie Si quieres ser millonario no malgastes el tiempo trabajando Director in Sotheby's 1969-12-12
Movie Interlude Television public relations man 1968-05-01
Series At Last the 1948 Show 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