John Cleese

John Cleese

  • Born on
    • October 27th, 1939
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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Acting (77 Credits)

2021Clifford the Big Red Dog as Mr. Bridwell
2020The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee as John
2019Arctic Dogs as Otto von Walrus (voice)
2018Elliot the Littlest Reindeer as Donner (voice)Watch Free
2018Charming as Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice)
2018Hold the Sunset as Phil
2016Albion: The Enchanted Stallion as General Eeder
2016Trolls as Roi Gristle (voice)
2015Absolutely Anything as Chief Alien (voice)
2014Spud 3: Learning to Fly as The Guv
2013Spud 2: The Madness Continues as The Guv
2013Planes as Bulldog (voice)
2012A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman as Various (voice)Watch Free
2012God Loves Caviar as McCormick
2011Winnie the Pooh as Narrator (voice)
2011Beethoven's Christmas Adventure as Narrator
2011The Big Year as Narrator (voice)
2010Spud as Mr. 'The Guv' Edly
2010Shrek Forever After as King (voice)
2009Planet 51 as Professor Kipple (voice)
2009The Pink Panther 2 as Dreyfus
2008The Day the Earth Stood Still as Professor Barnhardt
2008Igor as Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
2007Shrek the Third as King Harold (voice)
2006Man About Town as Dr. Primkin
2006Charlotte's Web as Samuel the Sheep (voice)
2005Valiant as Mercury (voice)
2004Shrek 2 as King (voice)
2004Around the World in 80 Days as Grizzled Sergeant
2003Scorched as Charles Merchant
2003George of the Jungle 2 as An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)
2003Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle as Mr. Munday
2002Die Another Day as Q
2002The Adventures of Pluto Nash as James
2002Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as Nearly Headless Nick
2001Monty Python & the Holy Grail in Lego
2001Rat Race as Donald P. Sinclair
2001Mickey's House of Villains as Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice)
2001Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse as Narrator (segment 'The Nutcracker')
2001Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as Nearly Headless Nick (Sir Nicolas)
2001The Human Face as Presenter
2000The Magic Pudding as Albert the Magic Pudding (voice)Watch Free
2000Isn't She Great as Henry Marcus
1999The Out-of-Towners as Mr. Mersault
1999The World Is Not Enough as R
1998Parting Shots as Maurice Walpole
1997Fierce Creatures as Rollo Lee
1997George of the Jungle as An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)
1996Mr. Toad's Wild Ride as Mr. Toad's Lawyer
1994The Swan Princess as Jean-Bob (voice)
1994The Jungle Book as Dr. Julius Plumford
1994Mary Shelley's Frankenstein as Prof. Waldman
1993Splitting Heirs as Raoul P. Shadgrind
1991An American Tail: Fievel Goes West as Cat R. Waul (voice)
1990Bullseye! as Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese
1989Erik the Viking as Halfdan the Black
1989The Big Picture as Bartender
1988A Fish Called Wanda as Archie Leach
1986Clockwise as Brian Stimpson
1985Silverado as Sheriff John T. Langston
1983Privates on Parade as Major Giles Flack
1983The Meaning of Life as Diverse Rollen
1983Yellowbeard as Harvey 'Blind' Pew
1982Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl as Various Roles
1981The Great Muppet Caper as Neville
1981Time Bandits as Robin Hood
1979Monty Python's Life of Brian as Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur
1977The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It as Sherlock Holmes
1975Monty Python and the Holy Grail as Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter
1975Fawlty Towers as Basil Fawlty
1971Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus as Various Roles
1971And Now for Something Completely Different as 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
1970The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer as Pumer
1969The Magic Christian as Director in Sotheby's
1969Monty Python's Flying Circus as Mr Praline
1968The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom as Post Office Clerk
1968The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom as Post Office Clerk


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