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John was born under the official name Cleese, John Marwood on October 27th, 1939. Known to his close friends as Cleesey, he has been a credited actor since the 1979 film Life of Brian.

John Cleese is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in six films including the 2011 comedy film The Big Year as the character Historical Montage Narrator, the 2011 adventure movie Winnie the Pooh playing Narrator and the 2010 comedy release Spud cast as The Guv - Mr. Edly.

John has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirty-six films including: the 2013 adventure film Planes as the character Bulldog, the 2010 adventure movie Shrek Forever After playing King and the 2009 adventure release Planet 51 cast as Professor Kipple.

His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2004 adventure film Shrek 2, which brought in $436,000,000 at the box office.

Beyond acting, John Cleese was the director of the 1988 movie comedy A Fish Called Wanda. In 1988 John Cleese produced his first movie, the comedy film A Fish Called Wanda.

John is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least seven magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over twenty publications and featured in thirteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least three books.

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" I'm probably the worst singer in Europe. I won't compete for North America.

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Trivia

Member of the comedy group "Monty Python".
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