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John Cleese


John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life. In the mid 1970s, Cleese and his first wife Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures. He also starred in Clockwise, and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films, two Harry Potter films, and three Shrek films. With Yes Minister writer Antony Jay he co-founded the production company Video Arts, responsible for making entertaining training films. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Cleese, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It

Character : Sherlock Holmes

Romance with a Double Bass

Character : Smychkov

Clockwise

Character : Brian Stimpson

 

Fierce Creatures

Character : Rollo Lee

Wine for the Confused

Character : Himself

Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus

Character : Various Roles

The Art of Football from A to Z

Character : Self

How to Irritate People

Character : Himself - Various

Winnie the Pooh

Character : Narrator (voice)

Privates on Parade

Character : Major Giles Flack

How Not to Exhibit Yourself

Character : John Cleese

Pleasure at Her Majesty's

Character : Himself

John Cleese - The Alimony Tour Live

Character : No character defined

Life of Python

Character : Himself / Various Roles (also archive footage)

Fawlty Towers Revisited

Character : Himself

The Meaning of Monty Python

Character : Himself

Assholes: A Theory

Character : Himself

Life of Brian

Character : Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur

A Fish Called Wanda

Character : Archie Leach

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Character : Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Character : Various Roles

Monty Python's Flying Circus - Graham Chapman's Personal Best

Character : Various

Spud

Character : Mr. 'The Guv' Edly

The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset

Character : No character defined

Dragonslayer Quark

Character : No character defined

Quark and the Highway Robber

Character : No character defined

The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979

Character : Himself

The Secret Policeman's Ball

Character : Himself - Various Roles

Spud 2: The Madness Continues

Character : The Guv

The Funny Blokes of British Comedy

Character : Himself

Anatomy of a Liar

Character : Himself

The Seventh Python

Character : Himself

Monty Python: Live (Mostly)

Character : Self, others

Baby Quark

Character : No character defined

Spud 3: Learning to Fly

Character : The Guv

For Norge, Kiæmpers Fødeland

Character : Norman Fearless

Away from it All

Character : Nigel Farquhar-Bennett (Narrator)

And Now for Something Completely Different

Character : Announcer / Hungarian Citizen / self - Defence Teacher / Sir George Head / Policeman / Interviewer / Mr. Praline / Second General / Christopher Columbus / Mungo the Cook / Bank Robber / Accountant #2 (falling past the window) / Vocational Guidance Counselor / Vivian Smith Smythe Smith / Mountie / Town Guild Lady

Monty Python: The Meaning of Live

Character : Self

Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened

Character : Basil Fawlty / himself

Monty Python and the Holy Grail in LEGO

Character : No character defined

Before the Flying Circus

Character : Himself

The Nutcracker

Character : Narrator

Monty Python: Who's There?

Character : No character defined

Monty Python: Live at Aspen

Character : Self

The Meaning of Life

Character : Diverse Rollen

The Out-of-Towners

Character : Mr. Mersault

Man About Town

Character : Dr. Primkin

The Magic Pudding

Character : Albert the Magic Pudding (voice)

Stupidity

Character : himself

The Secret Life of Brian

Character : Himself

Beethoven's Christmas Adventure

Character : Narrator

The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball

Character : Jim Cleese

Parting Shots

Character : Maurice Walpole

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman

Character : Various (voice)

Euroshow '71: May Day Special

Character : Himself - Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)

We Are Most Amused

Character : Himself - Host

Marty Feldman: Six Degrees of Separation

Character : No character defined

Peter Cook & Co.

Character : Himself / Various Characters

The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 1

Character : No character defined

The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 2

Character : No character defined

The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 3

Character : No character defined

Monty Python: 30th Anniversary Sketches

Character : Himself

The Monty Python Story

Character : Himself

Monty Python: From Spam to Sperm

Character : Himself

Monty Python: And Now for Something Rather Similar

Character : Himself

The Life of Python

Character : No character defined

John Cleese's Final Farewell Performance

Character : Himself

The Great Birds Eye Peas Relaunch 1971

Character : No character defined

Fawlty Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits

Character : Self / Basil Fawlty

George of the Jungle

Character : An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)

Scorched

Character : Charles Merchant

L'Entente cordiale

Character : Lord Conrad

Charlotte's Web

Character : Samuel the Sheep (voice)

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

Character : Pumer

The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball

Character : Himself

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

Character : Himself

Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer

Character : Donner (voice)

Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn

Character : Himself

Monty Python Conquers America

Character : Himself

Rockstar

Character : Interviewer in lounge

The Big Year

Character : Narrator (voice)

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Character : John

Python at 50: Silly Talks and Holy Grails

Character : No character defined

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Character : Mr. Bridwell

Quantum Project

Character : Alexander Pentcho

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Character : Nearly Headless Nick

The Jungle Book

Character : Dr. Julius Plumford

Splitting Heirs

Character : Raoul P. Shadgrind

The Swan Princess

Character : Jean-Bob (voice)

The Wind in the Willows

Character : Mr. Toad's Lawyer

Isn't She Great

Character : Henry Marcus

The Statue

Character : Harry

Ο Θεός Αγαπάει το Χαβιάρι

Character : McCormick

Igor

Character : Dr. Glickenstein (voice)

Get Squirrely

Character : Mr. Bellwood (voice)

Return of the Goodies

Character : Himself

Behind Over the Garden Wall

Character : Himself

Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time - Vol. 3: Comedy and Camp

Character : Self

The Mermaid Frolics

Character : Self- Various roles

Shrek 2

Character : King (voice)

Shrek the Third

Character : King Harold (voice)

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Character : Professor Barnhardt

George of the Jungle 2

Character : An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)

Valiant

Character : Mercury (voice)

Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball ?

Character : Himself

Planet 51

Character : Professor Kipple (voice)

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball

Character : Himself - Various Roles

Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe

Character : No character defined

Erik the Viking

Character : Halfdan the Black

Albion: The Enchanted Stallion

Character : General Eeder

Michael Palin: A Life on Screen

Character : No character defined

The Many Faces of Ronnie Barker

Character : Self

Spike

Character : Himself

Father Christmas Is Back

Character : John Christmas

Shrek Forever After

Character : King (voice)

Mickey's House of Villains

Character : Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice)

Silverado

Character : Sheriff John T. Langston

The Magic Christian

Character : Director in Sotheby's

Rat Race

Character : Donald P. Sinclair

Die Another Day

Character : Q

The Taming of the Shrew

Character : Petruchio

Planes

Character : Bulldog (voice)

The Naked Wanderer

Character : Brian King

Group Madness

Character : Self

Complete Guide to Guys

Character : Noted Behavioral Scientist / Noted Doctor / Leading Social Scientist / Leading Orthopedic Surgeon

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Character : Prof. Waldman

The World Is Not Enough

Character : R

The Great Muppet Caper

Character : Neville

The Pink Panther 2

Character : Dreyfus

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

Character : Cat R. Waul (voice)

Arctic Dogs

Character : Otto von Walrus (voice)

Charming

Character : Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice)

The Queen Special

Character : No character defined

Yellowbeard

Character : Harvey 'Blind' Pew

Time Bandits

Character : Robin Hood

Interlude

Character : Television public relations man

The Love Ban

Character : Contraceptives Lecturer

Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse

Character : Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker')

The Best House in London

Character : Jones

Doctor Who: City of Death

Character : Art Gallery Visitor

The Grand Knockout Tournament

Character : Himself

Around the World in 80 Days

Character : Grizzled Sergeant

The Adventures of Pluto Nash

Character : James

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Character : Mr. Munday

From Script to Screen

Character : No character defined

The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom

Character : Post Office Clerk

The Undefeated

Character : Self (archive footage)

Amnesty International's Big 30

Character : Self

Absolutely Anything

Character : Chief Alien (voice)

Trolls

Character : Roi Gristle (voice)

Bullseye!

Character : Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Character : Nearly Headless Nick (Sir Nicolas)

Monty Python's Best Bits Celebrated

Character : Uncredited (Archive footage)

The Big Picture

Character : Bartender

Concert for George

Character : Self

British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves

Character : Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Cleese Tv Credits


The One Show

Character : No character defined

Disney's House of Mouse

Character : No character defined

The Avengers

Character : Marcus Rugman

Comedy Playhouse

Character : Sherlock Holmes

The Goodies

Character : No character defined

The Muppet Show

Character : John Cleese

MADtv

Character : No character defined

The Frost Report

Character : No character defined

Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central)

Character : Red Lansing

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn

Character : Self

Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)

Character : Himself

Doctor Who

Character : Art Gallery Visitor

At Last the 1948 Show

Character : No character defined

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Character : No character defined

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Character : Various / Announcer

Entourage

Character : No character defined

Monty Python's Personal Best

Character : No character defined

Fawlty Towers

Character : Basil Fawlty

Whoops Apocalypse

Character : No character defined

E! True Hollywood Story

Character : No character defined

Richard & Judy

Character : Self

Will & Grace

Character : No character defined

Movie Connections

Character : No character defined

More Dawn French's Boys Who Do: Comedy

Character : No character defined

The Human Face

Character : Presenter

BBC Television Shakespeare

Character : No character defined

Look at the State We're In!

Character : Minister

Whitney

Character : No character defined

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Character : Self

Wetten, dass..?

Character : Self

Skavlan

Character : Guest

Not The Nine O'Clock News

Character : No character defined

Ripping Yarns

Character : No character defined

The Graham Norton Show

Character : Self

An Audience with...

Character : Himself

Funny Business

Character : No character defined

Hold the Sunset

Character : Phil

Wogan

Character : Himself

A Life on Screen

Character : Himself

John Bishop: In Conversation With...

Character : Himself

Markus Lanz

Character : Self

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Character : Himself

Real Time with Bill Maher

Character : Self

Kulturjournal

Character : himself

Why there is no hope

Character : Actor

Over the Garden Wall

Character : Quincy Endicott (voice)

Over the Garden Wall

Character : Adelaide (voice)

Sez Les

Character : self

Last of the Summer Wine

Character : Neighbour

The Secret Policeman's Ball

Character : No character defined

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Character : Self

Robins

Character : Guest

Casper & Mandrilaftalen

Character : Fake Bosse Bo Johansson

Misleading Cases

Character : Mr. Partridge

Sez Les

Character : No character defined

Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus

Character : Various Characters