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(TV Special documentary) (skit "Merchant Banker")
Monty Python's Flying Circus
(TV Series) (written by - 43 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (creator - 1 episode, 1973) (additional material - 1 episode, 1969) (conceived and written by - 1 episode, 1969)
... (written by)
Doctor at Large
(TV Series) (by - 5 episodes, 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1971) (with - 1 episode, 1971)
(TV Series) (additional material - 4 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
Yellowbeard (2005) The long out of print novel combined with previously unseen 1st draft screenplay, with photos and history of the project. Constable & Robinson Books (UK), Carroll & Graf Books (US)
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
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
6' 3¾" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
John Howard Davies
was not a very human person ... if you made a mistake of any kind, any sort of pause in speech, he would treat you rather as if he was a schoolmaster.
Struggled with alcoholism, especially during the filming of Monty Python and the Holy Grail
(1975). According to Terry Gilliam
, Chapman constantly forgot his lines and was so drunk during filming that he couldn't make it across the Bridge of Death, so the assistant cameraman had to double for him. Additionally, Chapman was genuinely struggling with the rock climbing scene because of his alcohol ...
Often cast as comical authority figures (most notably the Colonel)