10 wins & 17 nominations.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Announcer / Various / The Announcer / Voice Over #1 / Interviewer / Voiceover #1 / Chartered Accountant / Doctor / General / Mr. Eric Praline / Officer / Peter / Sergeant / Stockbroker / Various Roles / Viking / Voice Over / 'Ethel the Frog' Presenter / 'How Not to Be Seen' Narrator / 'Life and Death Struggles' Narrator / 'Mosquito Hunters' Narrator / 'Penguins' Presenter / A Scottsman on a Horse / A Scottsman on a horse / A man in the street / A.J.P. Taylor / Advertising Boss / Alan / Alan Whicker #5 / Albatross Seller / American Commentator / American Voice / Anne Elk / Armless Padre / Arthur Briggs' Bedmate / Arthur Figgis / Attila the Hun / Auctioneer / BBC Man / Beryl / Board Member / Brian Equator / Brian Trubshawe / Brigadier / Brigadier Arthur Gormanstrop (Mrs.) / Brigadier Sir Charles Arthur Strong (Mrs.) / Bruce Beer / Bus Hijacker / Captain / Captain R. H. Pretty / City Gent / Colonel Type / Counsel / Cricketer / Customer / David / Defence / Dennis Moore / Derek Hart / Doris / Douglas / Dr. E. Henry Thripshaw / Dr. Larch / Driver / East Midlands Poet Board Sales Manager / Eric Praline / Fifth Doctor / Fifth Groupie / Fifth Sailor / First 'Probe-Around' Host / First Businessman / First City Idiot / First Doctor / First Explorer / First Frenchman / First Interviewer / First Officer / First Producer / First Radio Voice / First Sergeant / First Superman / Flight Lieutenant Ken Frankenstein (Mrs.) / Fourth Bruce / Fourth City Gent / Fourth Knight / Fourth Man / Fourth Old Idiot / Fourth Writer / Frankenstein's Monster / Game Show Presenter / Gavin Millarrrrrrrrrr / General #2 / Gladys / Gloria / Gumby / Gumby #2 / Gumby Specialist / Gumby Standing on Water / Head of Drama / Highlander / Hungarian Citizen / Inspector / Inspector Leopard / Inspector Praline / Inspector Tiger / Interviewer #2 / Interviewer for It's the Arts / Jack / James McNeill Whistler / James McRettin / Janet / Jim / Jimmy Buzzard / Joke Victim / Ken Clean-Air Systems / Ken Dove / Kevin O'Nassis / Linkman / Lionel / Lord Kinwoodie / Ludwig van Beethoven / M. Brun / Man at Desk / Man from Curry's / Man with Dung / Man with Enormous Ears / Man with Flying Contraption / Man with Rustic Monologue / Mariolini / Member of the Mounties Choir / Mervyn Little / Michael Miles / Mr. A / Mr. Barnard / Mr. Bartlett / Mr. Bones / Mr. Cutler / Mr. Feldman / Mr. Glans / Mr. Hilter (Adolf Hitler) / Mr. Livingstone / Mr. Mousebender / Mr. Robinson / Mr. Samson / Mr. Sm / Mr. Teabags, the Minister of Silly Walks / Mr. Wang / Mr. Wiggin / Mr. Zorba / Mrs. Dreary Fat Boring Old Git / Mrs. Premise / Mungo the Cook / Naughty Bishop / Naughty Chemist / Nazi / Newsreader / Nurse / Old Gramophone / PA Announcer / Pearson / Pepperpot #2 / Pepperpot #4 / Pier Paolo Pasolini / Police Chief / Policeman / Policeman at Ouija Board / Politician / Priest / Professor Enid Gumby / Professor Sir Adrian Furrows / Professor Tiddles / Prosecuting Counsel / RSM Teaching Self-Defense / Referee / Robber / Roger Last / Roger Thompson / Sam Trench / Second Airline Pilot / Second Major / Second Man / Second Pepperpot / Second Pilot / Second Policeman / Second Presenter / Second Reader / Second Ypres Voice Over / Secret Policeman Bag / Shouting man with handkerchief on his head / Silly Job Interviewer / Silly Walker / Sir George Head / Sir Robert Eversley / Sir Vincent 'Kill the Chaps' Foster / Southerner / Spanish Lecturer / St. John Limbo / Stapleton the Bookseller / Store Manager / The Minister For Overseas Development / Theatre Critic for the 'Western Daily News' / Third Gas Man / Third Officer / Third Robert / Third Young Man / Tick / Upperclass Twit / Upperclass Twit of the Year Commentator / Vicar / Vocational Guidance Counsellor / Voice Over #3 / Voice of Block / Voiceover / Voiceover #2 / Vox pop interviewer / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Woman who is offered a burglary
The Meaning of Life
Fish #2 / Dr. Spencer / Humphrey Williams / Sturridge / Ainsworth / Waiter / Eric's Assistant / Maître D' / Grim Reaper
Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice)
King Gristle Sr. (voice)
The Guv - Mr. Edly
Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
Special Agent Wormold / Various Characters
Will & Grace
- I Do
... Lyle Finster (uncredited)
House of Mouse
Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker') / Narrator (segment 'Around the World in 80 Days') / Narrator (segment 'Mickey's Mechanical House') / ...
- House of Genius
... Narrator (segment 'Mickey's Mechanical House') (voice)
- House of Scrooge
... Narrator (segment 'Midsummer Night's Dream') (voice)
Crickett (English version, voice)
Dr. Larry King
Interviewer in lounge
Casper & Mandrilaftalen
Purple Gun Rack of Love Repair Man / Fake Bosse Bo Johansson / Sita-ta Columbus
- Episode #2.2
... Purple Gun Rack of Love Repair Man / Fake Bosse Bo Johansson / Sita-ta Columbus
Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese
Narrator (English version, voice)
Dr. Simon Finch-Royce
Field Marshal Montgomery / Queen Elizabeth I. / Brutus / ...
The Frost Report
Various Roles / Various roles
... Various Roles
... Various Roles
... Various Roles
At Last the 1948 Show
Sidney Lotterby from Manchester / Dr.Gilbert / Head of Secret Service / ...
- Episode #1.1
... Dr.Gilbert / Head of Secret Service / Reptile Keeper / ...
(1964- ) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
1 Print Biography |
20 Interviews |
16 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Kim Bread | John Otto Cleese | John Spam John Spam John Spam Cleese | John C. Cleeseberg | John Ecles | Nigel Farquhar-Bennett | Montypython Flyingcircus | Friend | Spitting Image | Kurt Loggerhead | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | John Cleese Whicker
6' 5" (1.96 m)
Did You Know?
He [my father] and mother always moved home a lot and it wasn't connected to his job. They simply kept moving and it became a family joke. They were in Weston-super-Mare when I was born. They moved eight more times before they moved back in 1948 so that I could go to St Peter's Preparatory School, and they then moved to Bristol so I could go to Clifton and not have to board there, which they ...
He is an Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University.
Usually plays uptight or overbearing comic characters.