BAFTA Film Award.
7 wins & 7 nominations.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
First Swallow-Savvy Guard / Dennis / Peasant 2 / Right Head / Sir Galahad the Pure / Narrator / King of Swamp Castle / Brother Maynard's Brother / Leader of The Knights Who Say NI!
Life of Brian
Wise Man #3 / Mr. Big Nose / Francis / Mrs. A / Ex-Leper / Announcer / Ben / Pontius Pilate / Boring Prophet / Eddie / Shoe Follower / Nisus Wettus
The Meaning of Life
Window Washer / Harry / Fish #5 / Mr. Pycroft / Dad / Narrator #1 / Chaplain / Carter / Spadger / Regimental Sergeant Major / Pakenham-Walsh / Rear End / Female TV Presenter / Mr. Marvin Hendy / Governor / Leaf Son / Debbie Katzenberg
Monty Python's Flying Circus
It's Man / Various / 'It's' Man / Luigi Vercotti / Voice Over #1 / Linkman / Newsreader / Various Roles / Viking / Voice Over #2 / An Art Critic / Bevis / Bishop / Cardinal Richelieu / Cardinal Ximenez / Doctor / First City Gent / Foreman / Frank Bough / Head Waiter / Jean-Brian Zatapathique / Ken Shabby / Michael / Officer / Pepperpot / Policeman / Presenter / Redcoat / Sergeant / The 'It's' Man / Vicar / Waiter / 'Blackmail' Presenter / 'Interesting Pepole Compère / 'McKamikaze Highlanders' Voice Over / 'Most Awful Family in Britain' (Sport) Presenter / 'Mt. Everest' Narrator / 'University of the Air' Announcer / A City Stockbroker / A Historian / A Man with a Tape Recorder Up His Nose / Alan Whicker #3 / Alexander Yahlt / Alfred Lord Tennyson / Algy / Angus Podgorny / Animated Professor / Archaeology Today Interviewer / Archbishop Gumby / Archbishop Ken Shabby / Argument customer / Arthur Briggs / Arthur Figgis's Fan / Arthur Pewtey / Assistant / BBC Announcer / BBC Man / Barnes / Betrothed Scottsman / Bicycle Repair Man / Bill / Bounder of Adventure / Bowler Hatted Man / Boxing documentary narrator / Boy Scout / Brian / Brian Norris / Brigadier Zoe La Rue (deceased) / Charlie Gardener / Church Policeman / City Gent / Clock smuggler / Colin Mozart / Colonel Fawcett / Commander / Complaints Manager / Compère / Compére / Conjurer / Constable / Cricket Commentator / D.P. Gumby / Dame Elsie Occluded / Dame Irene Stoat / David Attenborough / David Mercer / Dick / Dr. Peaches Bartkowicz / Edna OBrien / Ernest Scribbler / F.G. Superman / Female Fanshaw-Chumleigh / Fireman / First Airline Pilot / First Bandit / First Bishop / First Climber / First Critic / First Fireman / First Gas Man / First Gumby / First Hermit / First Jockey / First Lifeboatman / First Old Idiot / First Radio Announcer / First Richard III / First Sailor / First Writer / First Young Man / First Ypres Voiceover / Frank / Frank Gough / GPO Official / General #1 / Genghis Khan / George Bernard Shaw / German Radio Voice / Giuseppe / Grantley / Gumby #5 / Gunman / Hargreaves / Head of the Careers Advisory Board / Headmaster / Heimlich Bimmler (Himmler) / Helmut / Henry Wensleydale / Highwayman / Hopkins / Hospital Patient / Host / House Manager / Icelandic Gent / Inspector / Inspector Harry H 'Snapper' Organs / Inspector Muffin the Mule / Interrogated Officer / Interviewer / Interviewer #1 / Interviewer with a hook for a hand / Italian / James M'Burke / Jeremy Toogood / Jewish Figure / John Rickman / John Stokes / Joke Victim / Lafarge / Len Hanky / Lenin / Lift Woman / Lionel / Louis XIV / Lumberjack / Male Peasant / Man Outside Bathroom / Man banging on the ceiling with a broom / Man in Cap / Man struck by 16-Ton weight / Man who forgot the question / Man who peeks into a beach hut / Mark Edwards / Master of Ceremonies / Maurice / Messenger / Mongol / Movie Trailers Announcer / Mr. A / Mr. Anchovy / Mr. Atilla the Hun (Mr. Alexander the Great) / Mr. Boniface / Mr. Bradford / Mr. Burrows / Mr. Cook / Mr. Devious / Mr. Gabriello / Mr. Hartford / Mr. Horton's Boss / Mr. Jenkins / Mr. Ken Verybigliar / Mr. Notlob / Mr. Orbiter-5 / Mr. Patrick Loone / Mr. Pither / Mr. Potter / Mr. Pudey / Mr. Smailes / Mr. Von Bulow / Mrs. April Simmel / Mrs. Collins / Mrs. Concrete / Mrs. Entrail / Mrs. Gorilla / Mrs. Kelly / Mrs. Nigger-Baiter / Mrs. Sartre / Mrs. Wills / Native / Norman / Not at All Naughty Chemist / Official / Padre / Peer of the Realm / Pepperpot #2 / Pepperpot #3 / Pepperpot #4 / Person on Tape Recorder / Pet Shop Employee / Pet Shop Employee's Brother / Pet Store Shopkeeper / Pilot / Plumber / Police Constable Pan-Am / Post Office Worker / Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald / Professor Gert van der Whoops / Professor R.J. Gumby / Property Dealer / Queen Victoria / R.M. Nixon / Radio Announcer / Ralph Garibaldi / Raymond Baxter / Rev. Arthur Belling / Ricky / Robbed Man / Robin the Hun / Ronald Rutherford / Russell Braddon / Salesman / Schoolmaster / Scot / Scots Soldier / Scott of the Antarctic / Scottsman / Second Announcer / Second Businessman / Second City Idiot / Second Cricketer / Second Interviewer / Second Journalist / Second Man / Second Man in Self-defense class / Second Poofy Judge / Second Producer / Second Program Planner / Second Store Assistant / Second Tramp / Secretary of State / Seduced Milkman / Silly Walker / Sir Philip Sidney / Spectrum Presenter / Stockbroker / Superintendent Gaskell / Surgeon / Sweeney Todd / T.F. Gumby / The Boss / Third Booth / Third Bruce / Third Groupie / Third Knight / Third Miner / Third Psychiatrist / Third Radio Voice / Tony / Trainer / Venus de Milo / Vera's Husband / Voice of Teddy Salad / Voice over #2 / Voiceover #3 / Wally Wiggin / Weedy Man in Pullover with National Health Specs / Wilkins / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
/ Gordon Ottershaw
/ Gerald Whinfrey
(as Montypython Flyingcircus)
Radio (2005): Presented "Peter Cook in His Own Words", a four-part documentary about British comedian Peter Cook
, on BBC Radio 4.
1 Print Biography |
7 Interviews |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Palin CBE | Montypython Flyingcircus | Michael Lapin | Michael Spam Palin | Michael C. Palinberg | Mikael Palinski | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | Alan Michael Palin Whicker
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
I have never claimed to be the nicest man in the world. That's a cliché that has somehow come to be widely accepted. It drives [wife] Helen mad. As she and my children [Tom, Will and Rachel, now all grown-up] will testify, I have a short fuse over certain things. Like if the one-inch nails are not where they should be in the box, and they've been moved to the three-inch section. [Pantomime bellow...
London, England: Publication of his memoir 'Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980-1988'
Frequently the most abused, ill-fated characters in a given Monty Python sketch or film