Won 1 BAFTA Film Award.
Another 6 wins & 7 nominations.
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(TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 7 episodes)
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
(TV Series) (by - 8 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (written by - 1 episode, 1979)
The Two Ronnies
(TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (written by - 6 episodes, 1973 - 1976)
Monty Python's Flying Circus
(TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (written by - 44 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (additional material - 1 episode, 1969)
... (written by)
(TV Series) (sketch writer - 1 episode)
(key writer - uncredited)
(TV Series) (additional material - 4 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
He appeared in the tribute to Spike Milligan
, "Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill", at the Guildhall Theatre in London, England with Eric Sykes
, Kathy Burke
, John Dankworth
, Harry Enfield
, Eddie Izzard
, Terry Jones
, Cleo Laine
, Paul Merton
, John Sergeant
, Meera Syal
and Stephen Tompkinson
in the cast. George Martin
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 | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | Alan Michael Palin Whicker
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Something about John Cleese
was always very unsettled, I felt. There was always something else he wanted to do. He seemed constantly driven by this sense that there was a nirvana somewhere; some unique place where mind, body and soul would be utterly satisfied.
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honors List for his services to television drama and travel documentaries.
Frequently the most abused, ill-fated characters in a given Monty Python sketch or film