October 27, 1939
84 years old
6 ft 5 in | 196 cm
90 kg | 198.5 lbs
12 US | 45.5 EU
John Cleese was born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, on October 27, 1939, is an English actor and comedian.
Young John Cleese began his career as a scriptwriter and a cast member, for Cambridge University Footlights Club (1963).
He got his first big break as a scriptwriter and performer in BBC satirical television show The Frost Report (1966-1967).
He made his big screen debut in British drama film Interlude (1968) in role as T.V. P R Man.
John's breakthrough came with various roles in surreal sketch comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974), he is also co-creator and writer.
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He played Q, MI6's quartermaster in two James Bond movies:
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Die Another Day (2002)
He portrayed Nearly Headless Nick the ghost in Harry Potter films:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
He co-wrote and starred as Archie Leach in heist comedy film A Fish Called Wanda (1988), for which he won the BAFTA Film Award for Best Actor also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
He voiced King Harold in Shrek films:
Shrek 2 (2004)
Shrek the Third (2007)
Shrek Forever After (2020)
He won the Peter Sellers Award for Comedy for his role as Mr. Stimpson in comedy road film Clockwise (1986).
He wrote and starred as Rollo Lee in comedy movie Fierce Creatures (1997).
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) comedy in various roles
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) religious satire comedy in various roles
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983) musical sketch comedy in various roles
Rat Race (2001) comedy as Donald P. Sinclair
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) action comedy as Mr. Munday
Silverado (1985) Western as Langston
He voiced Ape in action comedy movie George of the Jungle (1997).
He voiced Otto Von Walrus in animated comedy film Arctic Dogs (2019).
The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee (2020) comedy as John
Father Christmas Is Back (2021) comedy as John Christmas
Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021) fantasy comed as Mr. Bridwell
He won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for his role as neurotic hotel manager Basil Fawlty in BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers (1975–1979).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Television Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for various roles in British surreal sketch comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Dr. Simon Finch-Royce in NBC sitcom Cheers (1987) in episode "Simon Says".
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Dr. Liam Neesam in NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun (1998, 2001).
He hosted BBC documentary In the Wild: Operation Lemur with John Cleese (1998).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Lyle Finster in NBC sitcom Will & Grace (2003-2004).
He hosted BBC series The Human Face (2001), for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Special.
Sez Les (1971, 1974) British sketch comedy show in various roles
Whoops Apocalypse (1982) ITV sitcom as Lacrobat
Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) ABC sitcom as Red Lansing
He had recurring role as Dr. Grant in NBC sitcom Whitney (2012-2013).
Speechless (2018) ABC sitcom as Martin
Hold the Sunset (2018-2019) BBC One sitcom as Phil
Attended St Peter’s Preparatory School and Downing College.
Graduated from Cambridge in 1963.
He is an only child.
Has English ancestry.
He reached height of six feet by the time he was twelve years old.
He was nominated for the Spike Video Game Award for Best Performance by a Human Male for his voice role as Jasper in video game Fable III (2010).
He voiced Sir Cadwell in video games The Elder Scrolls Online (2014-2021).
He is a vegetarian.
He co-founded production company Video Arts.
Support Bristol City Football Club.
Fan of the singer Neil Diamond.
Lives in London, England.
He was married to:
Alyce Faye Eichelberger (1992-2008)
Barbara Trentham (1981-1990) they have one daughter, Camilla
Connie Booth (1968-1978) they have one daughter, Cynthia
He married Jennifer Wade in 2012.