Eric Idle


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Eric was born on March 29th, 1943. He has been a credited actor since the 1979 film Life of Brian.

Eric has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirty-seven films including: the 2008 adventure film Delgo as the character Spig, the 2008 animation movie The Seventh Python playing Himself and the 2007 adventure release Shrek the Third cast as Merlin.

His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2007 adventure film Shrek the Third, which brought in $321,000,000 at the box office.

Eric has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than one pictorials, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in four magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.

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" (On gay marriages) "It's about time they suffered too."

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Daughter, Lily (b. 1990), with Tania Kosevich .
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