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!
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
William Makepeace Thackeray
The Human Face
(TV Mini-Series documentary)
Applicant / Peasant / Self
... Applicant / Peasant / Self
Roger / Gordon Ottershaw / Gerald Whinfrey / ...
Monty Python's Flying Circus
It's Man / Various / 'It's' Man / ...
- Party Political Broadcast
... Voice Over #1 / Ralph Garibaldi / 'Most Awful Family in Britain' (Sport) Presenter / ...
- Mr. Neutron
... GPO Official / Mrs. Entrail / Commander / ...
... Third Psychiatrist / Policeman / Mr. Gabriello / ... (voice)
- Michael Ellis
... Second Store Assistant / Mr. Hartford / 'University of the Air' Announcer / ...
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 | Sir Michael Palin | Michael C. Palinberg | Mikael Palinski | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | Alan Michael Palin Whicker
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
Fame really is a trap. When I start complaining about this, [my wife] Helen quite rightly says: 'Well, here's an idea: don't make another 10-part television series.' But fame would cut anybody off from the kind of things that I like to do, [such as] observing the world. Learning about trains. Discovering new music. You also find yourself bearing other people's expectations. I don't want to bear ...
His father had a rather serious stutter. This came in handy when he played Ken (the stuttering thief) in A Fish Called Wanda
Frequently the most abused, ill-fated characters in a given Monty Python sketch or film