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John Cleese

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer, and film producer.

He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Holy Grail, Life of Brian, and The Meaning of Life.

In the mid 1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. In the show Cleese played Basil Fawlty.

More recently, he starred in the 2009 detective action comedy film, The Pink Panther 2 as Chief Inspector Dreyfus.

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