John Cleese
Date of Birth
Oct 27, 1939
Birth Place:
Weston-Super-Mare, England, UK


An instigator of some of the more groundbreaking developments in twentieth-century comedy, John Cleese is one of Britain's best-known actors, writers, and comedians. Famous primarily for his comic efforts, such as the television series Fawlty Towers and the exploits of the Monty Python troupe, he has also become a well-respected actor in his own right. Born John Marwood Cleese (after his family...