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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

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John Cleese

Born 1939-10-27 (82 years ago) in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK.
Height 196 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (A Fish Called Wanda) 1989 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1989 En fisk som heter Wanda
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Screenplay (A Fish Called Wanda) 1989 David di Donatello Awards 1989 En fisk som heter Wanda
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series (Cheers) 39th Primetime Emmy Awards 1987 Cheers
British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance (Fawlty Towers) 1980 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1980 Fawlty Towers
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
VGX Award for Best Performance by a Human Male (Fable III) The 2010 VGAs 2010 Fable III
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Will & Grace) 56th Primetime Emmy Awards 2004 Will & Grace
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (3rd Rock from the Sun) 50th Primetime Emmy Awards 1998 3rd Rock from the Sun
BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay (A Fish Called Wanda) 1989 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1989 En fisk som heter Wanda
Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay (A Fish Called Wanda) Writers Guild of America Awards 1988 1989 En fisk som heter Wanda
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (A Fish Called Wanda) 1989 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1989 En fisk som heter Wanda
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (A Fish Called Wanda) 46th Golden Globe Awards 1988 En fisk som heter Wanda
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (A Fish Called Wanda) 61st Academy Awards 1988 En fisk som heter Wanda
British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance (Monty Python's Flying Circus) 1970 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Jennifer Wade(Gifta: 2012-08-02–) 2012-08-02 Gifta
Alyce Cleese(Gifta: 1992-12-28–2008-12) 1992-12-28 2008-12 Gifta
Barbara Trentham(Gifta: 1981-02-15–1990-10-10) 1981-02-15 1990-10-10 Gifta
Connie Booth(Gifta: 1968-02-20–1978-08-01) 1968-02-20 1978-08-01 Gifta
Children

Cynthia Cleese, Camilla Cleese

Parents

Reg Cleese, Muriel Cleese

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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.

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