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John Cleese

Family name was originally Cheese but his father changed it in 1915 to Cleese upon joining the Army. Taught biology for two years at a preparatory school before attending Cambridge to study law. Performed with the Cambridge Footlights comedy group where he met future Monty Python members Graham Chapman and Eric Idle. Wrote and performed in the comedy revue Cambridge Circus, which played off-Broadway in New York. Professional writing career began with  The Dick Emery Show in 1963; later wrote for… Show more

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Planète 51 (2009)
Professor Kipple
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Planet 51 (2009)
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The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
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La panthère rose 2 (2009)
Dreyfus
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Le Jour où la terre s'arrêta (2008)
Professor Barnhardt
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The Day the Earth Stood Still: The IMAX Experience (2008)
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Professor Barnhardt
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The Day the Earth Stood Still: The IMAX Experience (2008)
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Igor (2008)
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Igor (2008)
Voice of Dr. Glickenstein
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The Seventh Python (2008)
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Shrek the Third (2007)
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Shrek le troisième (2007)
Voice of King Harold
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Charlotte's Web (2006)
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Le Petit Monde de Charlotte (2006)
Samuel
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Valiant (2005)
Mercury
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Sergeant
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Shrek 2 (2004)
King Harold
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Die Another Day (2002)
Q
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007 Die Another Day (2002)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Nearly Headless Nick
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Harry Potter et la chambre des secrets (2002)
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Harry Potter à l'école des sorciers (2001)
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
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The Out-of-Towners (1999)
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The Wind in the Willows (1997)
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Wind in the Willows (1997)
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The Swan Princess (1994)
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
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Frankenstein (1994)
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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
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Silverado (1985)
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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
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Time Bandits (1981)
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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
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Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
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Life of Brian (1979)
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Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
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The Mermaid Frolics (1977)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Second Soldier with an Interest in Birds/Large Man with Dead Body/Black Knight/Mr Newt/An Extraordinarily Rude Frenchman/Tim the Wizard/Sir Launcelot
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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And Now for Something Completely Different (1972)
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The Secret Policeman's Ball
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The Secret Policeman's Private Parts
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Life of Brian
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Time Bandits
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The Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball (1989)
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