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John Cleese tells Taylor Swift that her cat is 'the weirdest cat I've ever seen'

John Cleese tells Taylor Swift that her cat is 'the weirdest cat I've ever seen'

LONDON, Oct. 13 (UPI) --John Cleese has insulted Olivia Benson, Taylor Swift's beloved pet cat.
Kate Stanton
Monty Python cast takes its final bow

Monty Python cast takes its final bow

LONDON, July 21 (UPI) --Comedy troupe Monty Python took its final bow Sunday after performing its last show in London's O2 arena after roughly 30 years of performing.
Aileen Graef
Monty Python farewell show will be shown in movie theaters worldwide

Monty Python farewell show will be shown in movie theaters worldwide

LONDON, April 24 (UPI) -- Monty Python farewell show "The Last Night of Monty Python" will be live broadcast in movie theaters worldwide.
Annie Martin
Monty Python stars voice characters in 'Absolutely Anything'

Monty Python stars voice characters in 'Absolutely Anything'

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Terry Jones is to direct a British animated feature film featuring the voice talents of several of his fellow Monty Python troupe members.

100 British celebrities support press self-regulation

LONDON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- British celebrities including J.K. Rowling and John Cleese have showed support for a proposed system of press self-regulation, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Monty Python adds five more shows to reunion residency

Monty Python adds five more shows to reunion residency

LONDON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The famed Monty Python comedy troupe announced Wednesday it has added five more shows to its upcoming residency at London's O2 Arena.
Monty Python adds more dates for stage show

Monty Python adds more dates for stage show

LONDON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The British comedy troupe Monty Python announced Monday its planned one-off stage show at London's O2 Arena will now be a five-night residency.
Monty Python stars plan live stage show in London July 1

Monty Python stars plan live stage show in London July 1

LONDON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The surviving members of the iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python have announced plans for a live stage show at London's O2 Arena July 1.
Monty Python will announce reunion at Thursday press conference

Monty Python will announce reunion at Thursday press conference

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Monty Python members Terry Jones, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin will reunite for stage show.
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Monty Python members to reunite for stage show

Monty Python members to reunite for stage show

LONDON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Terry Jones told the BBC he and fellow surviving members of the British comedy troupe Monty Python are reforming for a stage show.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.
By United Press International
Producer wins 'Spamalot' lawsuit against Python members

Producer wins 'Spamalot' lawsuit against Python members

LONDON, July 5 (UPI) -- British producer Mark Forstater has won a London court case involving the rights of "Spamalot," a musical based on the film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.
By United Press International
Monty Python troupe to reunite for sci-fi film

Monty Python troupe to reunite for sci-fi film

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- British writer-comedian Terry Jones told Variety he plans to collaborate with his fellow surviving Monty Python comedy troupe members on a science-fiction film.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011.
By United Press International
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John Cleese
British actor John Cleese (R) and his wife at the European premiere of "Shrek 2" in London on June 28, 2004. (UPI PHOTO/Hugo Philpott)
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John Marwood Cleese (pronounced /ˈkliːz/; 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 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 co-wrote and starred in, with first wife Connie Booth, the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures. He also starred in Clockwise, and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films as Q, two Harry Potter films, and three Shrek films.

With Yes Minister writer Antony Jay he co-founded the production company Video Arts, responsible for making entertaining training films.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Cleese."
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