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John Marwood Cleese

comedian , writer

John CLEESE, British writer and actor. Award for Best Film Actor) 1988.

Background

Cleese, John Marwood was born on October 27, 1939 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Son of Reginald and Muriel Cleese.

Education

Student, Clifton College, Bristol, England. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England. Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Andrews University.

Career

Interlude, The Magic Christian, And Now For Something Completely Different, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Romance with a Double Bass, Life of Brian, Time Bandits, Privates on Parade, Yellowbeard 1982, The Meaning of Life 1983, Silverado 1985, Clockwise 1986, A Fish Called Wanda (BAFTA Writer and actor; writer w'ith Connie Booth). F. and Director Video Arts Ltd. since 1979. Appeared as Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, BBC TV Shakespeare cycle 1981.

Appeared in Cheers, for which he received an Emmy.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gluttony, sloth.

Connections

Married Connie Booth, February 20, 1968 (divorced 1978). 1 child Cynthia; Married Barbara Trentham, February 15, 1981 (divorced 1990). 1 child Camilla.

father:
Reginald Cleese

mother:
Muriel Cleese

spouse:
Connie Booth

spouse:
Barbara Trentham

child:
Cynthia Cleese

child:
Camilla Cleese