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Michael Palin

Michael Palin

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    • May 5th, 1943
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michael Edward Palin, CBE FRGS (born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter best known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and for his travel documentaries. Palin wrote most of his comedic material with Terry Jones. Before Monty Python, they had worked on other shows such as The Ken Dodd Show, The Frost Report and Do Not Adjust Your Set. Palin appeared in some of the most famous Python sketches, including "Argument Clinic", "Dead Parrot", "The Lumberjack Song", and "The Spanish Inquisition". Palin continued to work with Jones after Python, co-writing Ripping Yarns. He has also appeared in several films directed by fellow Python Terry Gilliam and made notable appearances in other films such as A Fish Called Wanda, for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In a 2005 poll to find The Comedian's Comedian, he was voted the 30th favourite by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. After Python, he began a new career as a travel writer and travel documentarian. His journeys have taken him across the world, including the North and South Poles, the Sahara desert, the Himalayas and, most recently, Eastern Europe. In 2000 Palin was honoured as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to television. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Palin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (35 Credits)

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2019Worzel Gummidge (2019) as The Green Man
2018Vanity Fair (2018) as William Makepeace Thackeray
2017The Death of Stalin as Vyacheslav Molotov
2015Absolutely Anything as Kindly Alien (voice)
2014Remember Me as Tom Parfitt
2013The Wipers Times as General Mitford
2012A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman as Various (voice)
2011Arthur Christmas as Ernie Clicker (voice)
2010Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy as Mrs. Betty Palin / Julius Caesar / Bevis
2001Monty Python & the Holy Grail in Lego
1999Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure
1997Fierce Creatures as Adrian 'Bugsy' Malone
1996Mr. Toad's Wild Ride as The Sun
1995The Wind in the Willows as Rat
1991American Friends as Rev. Francis Ashby
1991GBH as Jim Nelson
1988A Fish Called Wanda as Ken Pile
1985Brazil as Jack Lint
1984A Private Function as Gilbert Chilvers
1983The Meaning of Life as Diverse Rollen
1983The Crimson Permanent Assurance as Workman
1982The Missionary as The Reverend Charles Fortescue
1982Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl as Various Roles
1981Time Bandits as Vincent
1979Monty Python's Life of Brian as Wise Man #3 / Mr. Big Nose / Francis / Mrs. A / Ex-Leper / Announcer / Ben / Pontius Pilate / Boring Prophet / Eddie / Shoe Follower / Nisus Wettus
1978The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash as Eric Manchester
1977Jabberwocky as Dennis Cooper
1976Ripping Yarns
1976Ripping Yarns
1975Monty Python and the Holy Grail as 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!
1971Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus as Various Roles
1971And Now for Something Completely Different as Gumby / Man with tape recorder / Phrasebook Author / Arthur Pewtey / Second self - defence student / Second Tenant / Lost His Wallet / Shrill Petrol Announcer / Milkman / Ernest Scribbler / Pet shop employee / Lumberjack / Headwaiter Gilberto / Herbert Anchovy / Blackmail Presenter / Gervais Brookhamster / Town Guild Lady
1969How to Irritate People as Various
1969Monty Python's Flying Circus as Various / "It's" man
1967Do Not Adjust Your Set

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