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 / 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 / Foreman / 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 / 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)
Contributed to "The Which? Good Food Guide 2006"
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?
People look for patterns in everything. It's what keeps us sane, I suppose. I struggle to see any patterns in my life. I think I can understand depression a bit because of my sister. My own feelings of ... I'm aware that, if you feel down, it can be strangely unrelated to circumstances around you. That's just the way life is.
London, England: Publication of his memoir 'Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980-1988'
Silly characters undone mainly by their own foolishness