BirthdayOctober 27, 1939

Celebrity biographies

  1. About John Cleese

    Full name: John Cleese
    Also known as: John Cleese, Cleese, John
    Education: Clifton College
    Professions: Actor, Writer, Producer
    Work: The Dead Parrot sketch performed on Monty Python's Flying Circus in 1969
    Occupation: Actor, voice actor, screenwriter, comedian, producer

  2. John Cleese Measurements

    Height: 6' 5½" (1.97 m)

  3. John Cleese Known for

    A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Life of Brian (1979), The Meaning of Life (1983)

  4. John Cleese Biography

    John Marwood Cleese (/ˈkliːz/; 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 co-founded 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, Monty Python and the 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 the last three Shrek films.With Yes Minister writer Antony Jay he co-founded Video Arts, a production company making entertaining training films.

  5. John Cleese Family

    Spouse: Alyce Eichelberger (divorced)
    Childrens: Camilla

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