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John Cleese

 
Birth Place:
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND
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Date of Birth: October 27, 1939 (82)

Birth Place: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
God
  [London]
Original London Production, 1977
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1965
Young Walshingham
  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Performer
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1964
Performer

Writing

Author
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John Cleese (God, and original member of Monty Python)

From: 
Date:
03/18/2005


Five of the original stars of Monty Python (L to R) Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

From: 
Date:
03/17/2005

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
God

  [London]
Original London Production, 1977
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1965
Young Walshingham

  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Performer

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1964
Performer

Writing
Author
Playwright
Source Material





John Cleese News

Monty Franklin Comes to Comedy Works South This Month Photo Monty Franklin Comes to Comedy Works South This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Monty Franklin is an Australian-born stand-up comedian and actor based in Los Angeles. He headlines all over the world and is currently touring the US.  He also opens for Rob Schneider and Joe Rogan. 

FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE Returns To The Edinburgh Fringe - 5 - 28 August Photo FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE Returns To The Edinburgh Fringe - 5 - 28 August
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, the critically acclaimed international immersive phenomenon, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a 13th year this August, taking up residence in a brand new venue at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton. The production, which recently celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary, first played in Edinburgh in 2008 to rave reviews and sell-out performances.

FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE Celebrates Twenty Five Years Of Entertaining Audi Photo FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE Celebrates Twenty Five Years Of Entertaining Audiences Worldwide
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

Artistic Director Alison Pollard-Mansergh, Producer Jared Harford, and the whole team at Interactive Theatre International are proud to announce that Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, the critically acclaimed international immersive phenomenon, celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2022.

Jamie Lissow Comes to Comedy Works South Next Week Photo Jamie Lissow Comes to Comedy Works South Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Actor and comedian Jamie Lissow is currently a weekly guest on the #1 rated late night talk show, Gutfeld! on Fox. Jamie has appeared on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, Last Comic Standing, Gotham Live, Star Search, and his own half hour Comedy Central special. 

Cast Announced For PETER PAN - The 360 Adventure Australian Tour Photo Cast Announced For PETER PAN - The 360 Adventure Australian Tour
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

The producers of Peter Pan - The 360¬į Adventure are delighted to introduce Mitchell Bourke in the role of Peter Pan and Lucy-Rose Leonard who will be playing the role of Wendy in the upcoming acclaimed theatrical performance set to enchant audiences across Australia through 2022 / 2023.

The Royal Players Presents MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT Photo The Royal Players Presents MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Tony Award winning, best musical Monty Python’s Spamalot is coming to Downtown Benton in search of the Holy Grail. Join King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table at the Historical Royal Theatre March 31st-April 10th. This production is made possible by the sponsorship of Stilwell Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. and Roberson & Associates Insurance. Dates are as follows: March 31st - April 2nd and April 7th-9th at 7pm.

FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE to Open at the President Hotel Photo FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE to Open at the President Hotel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2022

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, the international immersive phenomenon that has just celebrated its tenth year in London will move to its new home, President Hotel in Russell Square, with performances from 21 January.

Bryan Adams Releases New Single 'Kick Ass' Photo Bryan Adams Releases New Single 'Kick Ass'
by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2021

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Bryan Adams releases ‚ÄėKick Ass‚Äô, So Happy It Hurts, which marks Bryan Adams‚Äô 15th release and features 12 new songs co-written by him. Bryan Adams‚Äô music has achieved #1 status in over 40 countries. Watch the lyric video for the new single now!

Monty Franklin Announced at Comedy Works Larimer Square, December 2 - 4 Photo Monty Franklin Announced at Comedy Works Larimer Square, December 2 - 4
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021

Comedy Works has announced that Monty Franklin with special guest Joe Sib will perform at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square.

CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Sequel in the Works Photo CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Sequel in the Works
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

A sequel to the recent Clifford the Big Red Dog live-action film is now in the works! Based on the Scholastic Book Series 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' by Norman Bridwell, the film stars David Alan Grier, Jack Whitehall, Darby Camp, Tony Hale, Sienna Guillory, Russell Wong and John Cleese.

John Cleese Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE VERY EXCELLENT MR. DUNDEE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE VERY EXCELLENT MR. DUNDEE
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

Paul Hogan plays himself in this raucous comedy.

VIDEO: John Cleese Reveals the Key to Creativity on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoVIDEO: John Cleese Reveals the Key to Creativity on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

John Cleese talks about the connection between play and creativity and opens up about his creative process.

#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway! Video#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2019

Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and throwing it back to the show's 2005 Tony Awards performance featuring Sara Ramirez in the role that won her a Tony! Check out the footage below to find your grail!

BWW Exclusive: First Listen- 'Blast Off' from AMERICAN GIRL LIVE! VideoBWW Exclusive: First Listen- 'Blast Off' from AMERICAN GIRL LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2018

Experience American Girl¬ģ in an all-new musical, coming to a city near you! AMERICAN GIRL LIVE is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home. As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship.

VIDEO: John Cleese Talks Using His Autobiography as ID VideoVIDEO: John Cleese Talks Using His Autobiography as ID
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2018

On last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, John Cleese explains why he hates staying at hotels and tells a story about using his autobiography as a form of identification. Check out the clip below!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway Previews
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

On this day in 2005, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the smash hit musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, began previews at the Shubert Theater on Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: Comedian John Cleese Says 'Political Correctness Can Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare'
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2016

In a video published on Big Think, Comedian John Cleese said, 'I'm offended every day. For example, the British newspapers every day offend me with their laziness, their nastiness, and their inaccuracy, but I'm not going to expect someone to stop that happening; I just simply speak out about it.'  He goes on to say, 'And the whole point about humor, the whole point about comedy, and believe you me I thought about this, is that all comedy is critical. Even if you make a very inclusive joke like how would you make God laugh? Answer: Tell him your plans. Now that's about the human condition; it's not excluding anyone.'

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 29, 2015

The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast.

VIDEO: Comedy Legends John Cleese & Eric Idol to Hit the Road This October
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 15, 2015

Britain's living legends of comedy, John Cleese and Eric Idle perform in their must-see new show, John Cleese & Eric Idle: Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time.

VIDEO: John Cleese Talks Monty Python Reunion & More on LATE NIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 29, 2015

John Cleese stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and revealed to Seth that he never liked Monty Python's 'Ministry of Silly Walks' sketch.


John Cleese Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Cleese been in?
John Cleese has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has John Cleese been in?
John Cleese has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has John Cleese written?
John Cleese has written 3 shows including Cambridge Circus (Playwright), New Cambridge Circus (Author), Monty Python's Spamalot (Source Material).