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John Cleese

John Cleese was born in Weston-super-Mare in 1939 and educated at Clifton College and at Cambridge. He achieved his first big success in the West End and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. He went on to co-found the legendary Monty Python comedy troupe, writing and performing in the TV series and in films that include Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Monty Python's Life of Brian . In the mid-1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the now...See more