BAFTA Film Award.
7 wins & 7 nominations.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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!
The Meaning of Life
Window Washer / Harry / Fish #5 / Mr. Pycroft / Dad / Narrator #1 / Chaplain / Carter / Spadger / Regimental Sergeant Major / Pakenham-Walsh / Rear End / Female TV Presenter / Mr. Marvin Hendy / Governor / Leaf Son / Debbie Katzenberg
William Makepeace Thackeray
The Human Face
(TV Mini-Series documentary)
Applicant / Peasant / Himself
... Applicant / Peasant / Himself
Roger / Gordon Ottershaw / Gerald Whinfrey / ...
Monty Python's Flying Circus
It's Man / Various / 'It's' Man / ...
- Party Political Broadcast
... Voice Over #1 / Ralph Garibaldi / 'Most Awful Family in Britain' (Sport) Presenter / ...
- Mr. Neutron
... GPO Official / Mrs. Entrail / Commander / ...
... Third Psychiatrist / Policeman / Mr. Gabriello / ... (voice)
- Michael Ellis
... Second Store Assistant / Mr. Hartford / 'University of the Air' Announcer / ...
Radio (2005): Presented "Peter Cook in His Own Words", a four-part documentary about British comedian Peter Cook
, on BBC Radio 4.
1 Print Biography |
7 Interviews |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Palin CBE | Montypython Flyingcircus | Michael Lapin | Michael Spam Palin | Sir Michael Palin | Michael C. Palinberg | Mikael Palinski | Monty Python | The Usual Lot | Alan Michael Palin Whicker
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
Well, John Cleese
, of course, is from Weston-super-Mare. So he knows all about pleasure and fulfillment. I think he set himself a very high standard of achievement and possibly feels he never quite attained it. He's always moving: first to New York, then to California, now Monaco. Where next? I always wanted to say to him: 'John, you're so talented. You have a lovely wife and kids; just relax.' ...
Famous as a world traveler and star of numerous travelogue documentaries.