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Date Of Birth:
October 27, 1939 (75)
Birth Place:
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND
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@johncleese - 12/11/14 09:00am Hello my lovelies. Can I expect to see some of you @Selfridges this evening? I'm signing copies of my book #SoAnyway from 6pm.


@johncleese - 12/5/14 11:02am I'll be @Selfridges London on 11th December, 6-7pm, signing copies of my book #SoAnyway. A perfect #Christmas gift. http://t.co/9KqmMiDkjq


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