John Cleese

English comedian and actor
Cleese in 2008

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor and writer.[1] He was born in Weston-super-Mare, England.[2] He graduated from Downing College, Cambridge.[2] Cleese has a degree in law.[3] He was a member of the comedy team, Monty Python. He starred in the television sitcom, Fawlty Towers that he co-wrote with his first wife, Connie Booth, who played the role of Polly Sherman on the show. He plays Q in some of the James Bond movies.


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  3. "John Cleese Biography". Bio/A&E Television Network, LLC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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