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John Cleese

John Cleese

English comedian and actor
John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and presenter. Emerging from the Cambridge Footlights in the 1960s, he first achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report.Wikipedia
BornOctober 27, 1939
HometownWeston-super-Mare, England
Net worth$20 million
Height6'5" (1.96m)
SpouseJennifer Wade, Alyce Cleese, Barbara Trentham, Connie Booth
ChildrenCynthia Cleese
ParentsReg Cleese, Muriel Cleese
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Videos

John Cleese: I watch very little comedy

'Fawlty Towers' legend John Cleese admits that he watches "very little" comedy nowadays and thinks there aren't enough shows to keep audiences amused.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee
The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee
PG-13
1h 28min
2020
The Naked Wanderer
The Naked Wanderer
1h 42min
2019
A...holes: A Theory
A...holes: A Theory
1h 21min
2019
Spud 3: Learning to Fly
Spud 3: Learning to Fly
1h 29min
2014
Spud 2: The Madness Continues
Spud 2: The Madness Continues
1h 31min
2013
The Last Impresario
The Last Impresario
1h 25min
2013
Spud
Spud
1h 44min
2010
Scorched
Scorched
PG-13
1h 31min
2002
Parting Shots
Parting Shots
1h 34min
1999
The Secret Policeman's Private Parts
The Secret Policeman's Private Parts
R
1h 17min
1984
The Secret Policeman's Ball
The Secret Policeman's Ball
1h 31min
1979
The Palace
The Palace
1h 40min
2023
Father Christmas Is Back
Father Christmas Is Back
PG-13
1h 46min
2021
Arctic Dogs
Arctic Dogs
PG
1h 33min
2019
Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer
Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer
PG
1h 29min
2018
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Monty Python's Flying Circus
TV-MA
0h 30min
2018
Hold the Sunset
Hold the Sunset
TV-14
0h 30min
2018
Albion: The Enchanted Stallion
Albion: The Enchanted Stallion
2h
2016

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2007Gemini AwardsBest Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or SeriesJust for Laughs: GalaNominated
1989British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Leading RoleA Fish Called WandaWinner
1989Academy AwardDirectingA Fish Called WandaNominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyA Fish Called WandaNominated
1976British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceFawlty TowersNominated
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