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Graham Chapman (I) (1941–1989)


Graham Chapman was born on January 8, 1941 in Leicester, England while a Germain air raid was in progress. Graham's father was a chief police inspector and probably inspired the constables Graham often portrayed later in comedy sketches. Graham studied medicine in college and earned an M.D., but he practiced medicine for only a few years. At ... See full bio »

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 2001 We Know Where You Live (TV Movie) (skit "Four Yorkshiremen")
 1999 Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Jake's Journey (TV Movie)
 1986/II Comic Relief (TV Special documentary) (skit "Merchant Banker")
 1982 Opinions (TV Series)
 1977 Doctor on the Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- For Your Own Good... (1977) ... (writer)
 1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1976 Out of the Trees (TV Movie)
  Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (written by - 42 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (additional material - 1 episode, 1969) (conceived and written by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Party Political Broadcast (1974) ... (written by)
- Mr. Neutron (1974) ... (written by)
- Hamlet (1974) ... (written by)
- The Light Entertainment War (1974) ... (written by)
- Michael Ellis (1974) ... (written by)
 1974 The Prince of Denmark (TV Series)
 1974 Marty Back Together Again (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1973-1974 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.8 (1974) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.4 (1973) ... (written by)
 1972-1973 Doctor in Charge (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- Hello Sailor! (1973) ... (written by)
- The Merger (1973) ... (written by)
- Blackmail (1972) ... (written by)
- That's My Uncle! (1972) ... (written by)
- Yellow Fever (1972) ... (written by)
 1971-1973 Now Look Here (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Idle at Work (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (TV Movie) (written by)
  Doctor at Large (TV Series) (by - 5 episodes, 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1971) (with - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Viva (1971) ... (with)
- A Joke's a Joke (1971) ... (by)
- Operation Loftus (1971) ... (by)
 1971 Monty Python's Montreux Special (TV Movie) (written by)
 1971 The Ronnie Barker Yearbook (TV Movie)
 1967-1970 No, That's Me Over Here! (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- Wedding (1970) ... (writer)
- Politics (1970) ... (writer)
- Religion (1970) ... (writer)
- Money (1970) ... (writer)
- Brothers in Law (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Doctor in the House (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Pass or Fail (1969) ... (written by)
- Getting the Bird (1969) ... (written by)
- The War of the Mascots (1969) ... (written by)
- Why Do You Want to Be a Doctor? (1969) ... (written by)
  Marty (TV Series) (additional material - 4 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode dated 17 March 1969 (1969) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (1968) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.2 (1968) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (additional material)
 1969 David Frost Presents (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- How to Irritate People (1969) ... (written by)
 1968 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series) (additional material - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (additional material)
 1968 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Simply Sheila (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 At Last the 1948 Show (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 The Frost Report (TV Series)
 1965 The Illustrated Weekly Hudd (TV Series)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Calcium Made Interesting (2005) A new collection of unseen sketches, scripts, letters, essays and other assorted items. Contains many rare photos. MacMillan Books (UK) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Graham Spam Spam Spam Chapman | Graham Whicker Chapman | Graham C. Chapmanberg | Graham C. Chapmansberg | Montypython Flyingcircus | Monty Python | Hamrag Rachman | The Usual Lot | Jim Viles

Height:

6' 3¾" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Chapman and the other members of the Monty Python group traveled to visit the site of Dachau concentration camp in Germany, but were told by staff that they were too late and the museum was about to close] Tell them we're Jewish. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the comedy group "Monty Python". See more »

Trademark:

Often cast as comical authority figures (most notably the Colonel) See more »

Nickname:

Gray

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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