TV commercial (Australia): EAC Multilist (real estate listing service) playing a shoddy, Basil Fawlty-style estate agent
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[in 2001] You go in and meet the head of BBC One and get an assurance about not dumbing down. And then, of course a few months later, he's been replaced by someone you haven't met.
noted among his Monty Python co-stars that there seemed to be a division between the taller, more "aggressive" Cambridge men (Cleese, Graham Chapman
, & Eric Idle
) and the shorter, lighter-humored Oxford men (Michael Palin
& Terry Jones
), the latter of which the American Gilliam found himself closer to. Gilliam considered Cleese the most "Cambridge" of the group, being the tallest ...
Usually plays uptight or overbearing comic characters.