TV commercial (Sweden): El Giganten
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Kim Bread | Cambridge Circus | John Otto Cleese | John Spam John Spam John Spam Cleese | John C. Cleeseberg | John Ecles | Nigel Farquhar-Bennett | Montypython Flyingcircus | Friend | Spitting Image | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | John Cleese Whicker
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[on making commercials to support himself and then-wife Connie Booth
while writing Fawlty Towers
(1975)] I have to thank the advertising industry for making this possible. Connie and I used to spend six weeks writing each episode and we didn't make a lot of money out of it. If it hadn't been for the commercials I wouldn't have been able to afford to spend so much time on the script.
A newly discovered species of lemur, avahi cleesei, was named after him in honor of his love of the endangered primates, which figure prominently in his movie, Fierce Creatures
Usually plays uptight or overbearing comic characters.