Person Details

Birthday: 1939-10-27 02:32:18

Aliases: Джон Клиз

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK

Homepage: http://www.thejohncleese.com/

Movie Involvements: 59

TV Involvements: 21


Most Famous Work

Biography

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

Most Famous Work

The Croods: A New Age
Average
8

The Croods: A New Age

(2020) Characters
The Croods
Average
7

The Croods

(2013) Story
Life of Brian
Average
8

Life of Brian

(1979) Screenplay
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Average
8
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Average
8
Fawlty Towers
Average
8

Fawlty Towers

(1975) Creator
A Fish Called Wanda
Average
7

A Fish Called Wanda

(1988) Writer
Fierce Creatures
Average
6

Fierce Creatures

(1997) Screenplay

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Mr. Bridwell
John Christmas
Uncredited (Archive footage)
2020 John
Actor
Self
2019 Himself
Otto von Walrus (voice)
N/A
Brian King
2018 Donner (voice)
Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice)
Phil
N/A
2016 Roi Gristle (voice)
Basil Fawlty (archive footage) (uncredited)
Himself
General Eeder
2015 Self
Himself
Chief Alien (voice)
Mr. Bellwood (voice)
2014 Himself
The Guv
Self
Quincy Endicott (voice)
Adelaide (voice)
Self, others
Himself
Himself
2013 Himself
Bulldog (voice)
The Guv
2012 Self
Himself
Various (voice)
McCormick
2011 Narrator
Narrator (voice)
N/A
N/A
Self (archive footage)
Narrator (voice)
2010 Mr. 'The Guv' Edly
King (voice)
2009 Professor Kipple (voice)
Himself
Self / Basil Fawlty
Basil Fawlty / himself
Dreyfus
Guest
2008 Professor Barnhardt
Himself - Host
Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
Himself
Self
N/A
Himself
2007 N/A
N/A
King Harold (voice)
Self
Himself
2006 Samuel the Sheep (voice)
Guest
N/A
Lord Conrad
Dr. Primkin
Self
N/A
Various
2005 Himself
Himself
N/A
Mercury (voice)
Himself
Noted Behavioral Scientist / Noted Doctor / Leading Social Scientist / Leading Orthopedic Surgeon
2004 Himself
Himself
N/A
Grizzled Sergeant
King (voice)
N/A
N/A
N/A
2003 Self
An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)
Mr. Munday
Charles Merchant
Self
himself
2002 N/A
Q
Nearly Headless Nick
Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice)
James
himself
Red Lansing
N/A
2001 N/A
Nearly Headless Nick (Sir Nicolas)
Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker')
Donald P. Sinclair
Presenter
N/A
N/A
2000 Albert the Magic Pudding (voice)
N/A
Himself
Alexander Pentcho
Henry Marcus
Himself
Interviewer in lounge
1999 R
Narrator
Himself
Himself
Himself
Maurice Walpole
Mr. Mersault
Self
Fake Bosse Bo Johansson
1998 N/A
Self
1997 An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)
Rollo Lee
1996 Mr. Toad's Lawyer
Himself
Himself
N/A
1995 N/A
Minister
1994 Dr. Julius Plumford
Jean-Bob (voice)
Prof. Waldman
1993 Raoul P. Shadgrind
1992 N/A
1991 Cat R. Waul (voice)
Self
1990 Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese
Himself / Various Roles (also archive footage)
1989 Himself
Bartender
Halfdan the Black
Himself
1988 Archie Leach
Himself
1987 N/A
N/A
N/A
Himself
Jim Cleese
1986 Brian Stimpson
1985 Sheriff John T. Langston
1983 Harvey 'Blind' Pew
Self
Diverse Rollen
Major Giles Flack
1982 Himself - Various Roles
Various Roles
Himself
N/A
1981 N/A
Robin Hood
Neville
Self
1980 Himself / Various Characters
Petruchio
1979 Himself - Various Roles
Art Gallery Visitor
N/A
Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur
Himself
Nigel Farquhar-Bennett (Narrator)
Norman Fearless
1978 N/A
Himself
1977 Sherlock Holmes
Self- Various roles
1976 Himself
John Cleese
N/A
N/A
1975 John Cleese
Basil Fawlty
Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter
1974 Smychkov
1973 Neighbour
Contraceptives Lecturer
1971 N/A
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
Himself - Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
Harry
Various Roles
1970 Pumer
N/A
N/A
1969 Director in Sotheby's
N/A
Various / Announcer
self
Himself - Various
Jones
1968 Television public relations man
Post Office Clerk
1967 Mr. Partridge
N/A
1966 N/A
1963 Art Gallery Visitor
1961 Sherlock Holmes
Marcus Rugman
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Characters
2014 Writer
2013 Story
2006 Writer
2001 Writer
1997 Screenplay
1995 Writer
1989 Writer
1988 Writer
1983 Screenplay
1982 Writer
1979 Screenplay
Writer
1977 Screenplay
Writer
1975 Writer
Writer
1974 Adaptation
1972 Writer
1971 Writer
Screenplay
Writer
Writer
Writer
1970 Writer
1969 Writer
Writer
1967 Writer
1966 Writer
1962 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Creator

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
2001 Songs
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1982 Assistant Director
1979 Stage Director
Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
1978 Creator
1969 Additional Writing
Year Role Movie/Tv

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