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Eric Idle

Eric Idle is a comedian, composer, actor, singer and writer from South Shields, best known as one of the members of Monty Python, and as the creator of hit musical Spamalot, based on one of the group's films. He resides in Los Angeles.

Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Home town
South Shields
Resident of
United States 
Born
Monday 29th March 1943 (75 years-old)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2019 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything 2019
Self
2018 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 13
  1. E8 - Eric Idle, Katherine Jenkins, Nish Kumar, Chris O'Dowd
Guest
2018 The Infinite Monkey Cage - Series 18 Guest
2018 The Infinite Monkey Cage - Series 18 Composer
2017 Billy & Me Self
2016 The Entire Universe Host / Presenter
2016 The Entire Universe Writer
2016 Eric Idle: Comedy Greats Self (Archive Material)
2016 The Roots Of Monty Python Self (Archive Material)
2016 Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go Self
Richard E. Grant On... Ealing Comedies Self
2015 Absolutely Anything Salubrious Gat (Voice)
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
  1. E2 - Graham Chapman
Self
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
  1. E1 - Eric Idle
Host / Presenter
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best Self (Archive Material)
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
  1. E1 - Eric Idle
Writer
2014 Monty Python: The Meaning Of Live Self
2014 Monty Python's Best Bits (Mostly) Self (Archive Material)
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Various
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Writer
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Director
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Creator
2014 Imagine... Monty Python: And Now For Something Rather Similar Self
2014 50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy Self
2014 Porridge: Inside Out Self
2014 The Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden Treasure Self
The Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden Treasure Guest
2013 The Graham Norton Show - Series 14
  1. Special - Monty Python, Anchorman 2, Joan and Jackie Collins, Frank Skinner, Michael Bublé
Guest
2013 The Meaning Of Monty Python Self
2013 David Frost - Hello, Good Evening & Farewell Self
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball Self
2012 Monty Python: Almost The Truth Self
2010 The Graham Norton Show - Series 7
  1. E7 - Marcus Brigstocke, Eric Idle, Janet Jackson
Guest
2010 Not The Messiah Self
2010 Not The Messiah Composer
2009 Monty Python's Wonderful World Of Sound Self
2009 He's Not The Messiah, He's A Very Naughty Boy Self
2008 We Are Most Amused Self
2004 Britain's Best Sitcom
  1. E6 - One Foot In The Grave
  2. E1 - The Launch
Guest
2000 I Don't Believe It! - The One Foot In The Grave Story Self
2000 One Foot In The Grave - Series 6 Composer
1999 It's... The Monty Python Story Self
1994 One Foot In The Grave - Series 5 Composer
1993 One Foot In The Grave - Series 4 Composer
1991 One Foot In The Grave - Series 3 Composer
1990 One Foot In The Grave - Series 2 Composer
1990 Nuns On The Run Brian Hope
1990 One Foot In The Grave - Series 1 Composer
Parrot Sketch Not Included: 20 Years Of Monty Python Various
1983 Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life Various
1983 Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl Various
1975 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Writer
1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Various
1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Writer
1974 Radio Five - Series 2 Ensemble Actor
1974 Radio Five - Series 2 Writer
Commander Badman Crew
1973 Radio Five - Series 1 Ensemble Actor
1973 Radio Five - Series 1 Writer
1972 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 3 Various
1972 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 3 Writer
1971 The Two Ronnies - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E2 - Episode Two
  4. E1 - Episode One
Writer
1971 The Liver Birds - Series 2 Script Editor
1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 2 Various
1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 2 Writer
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 1 Various
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 1 Writer
1967 No - That's Me Over Here! - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Actor
1967 No - That's Me Over Here! - Series 1 Writer
1967 At Last The 1948 Show - Series 2 Ensemble Actor
1967 The Frost Report - Series 2 Writer
1967 At Last The 1948 Show - Series 1 Ensemble Actor
1966 The Frost Report - Series 1 Writer
Footlights '64 Crew
Footlights '64 Actor

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Eric Idle on IMDb

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