|Alma mater||Pembroke College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, composer, musician, singer-songwriter, writer|
|Monty Python, The Rutles, Spamalot|
(m. 1969; div. 1975)
Tania Kosevich (m. 1981)
|Parent(s)||Ernest Idle |
Nora Barron Idle
Eric is known for his songwriting and singing skills. His songs were important parts of the Monty Python television programme and movies. He wrote the song "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life". This song was written as the closing song of the 1979 movie Life of Brian.