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 Thackery / William Makepeace Thackeray
The Human Face
(TV Mini-Series documentary)
Applicant / Peasant / Himself
... Applicant / Peasant / Himself
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 / ...
Various (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?
As I've said, my father was a man of regular habits, and I think he would ideally have liked me to replicate his career, which is what you did then. He wanted me to go to Clare College, Cambridge, if the storybook of life worked out. I took an exam and they said no, they couldn't take me, because English was very oversubscribed that year and if I had chosen to read forestry or something like that...
While at Birkdale School he did improvisational shows.
Famous as a world traveler and star of numerous travelogue documentaries.