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Michael Palin

Sir Michael Palin CBE is an English actor, comedian, writer and television presenter. He formed a creative partnership with Terry Jones in the mid-1960s, creating, writing and acting in various sketch, satire and childrens' comedy programmes, leading the duo to became part of the new Monty Python group. A string of successful TV and film roles followed, and since 1989 has fronted a range of popular and acclaimed international travel documentaries.

Title
Sir Michael Palin
Title
Sir Michael Palin CBE
Title
Michael Palin CBE
Full name
Michael Edward Palin
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Wednesday 5th May 1943 (75 years-old)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2018 There Was A Young Fellow Named Palin Host / Presenter
2018 There Was A Young Fellow Named Palin Writer
2018 The Hartlepool Spy Cavendish
2018 Spike Milligan: Inside Out Host / Presenter
2018 Michael Palin: A Life On Screen Self
2017 Michael Palin's Radio Adventures Self
2017 The Death Of Stalin Vyacheslav Molotov
2017 Festival Tales: Edinburgh At 70 Self
2017 David Jason: My Life On Screen
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2017 The Weekend Actor
2017 The Weekend Writer
2016 Remembering Ronnie Corbett Self
2016 Richard E. Grant On... Ealing Comedies
  1. E3 - Killer Jokes
  2. E2 - Kind Hearts And Accolades
  3. E1 - Passport To Success
Self
2016 The Roots Of Monty Python Self (Archive Material)
2016 Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go Self
2016 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2016
Self
2015 Absolutely Anything Kindly Alien (Voice)
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
  1. E5 - Michael Palin
Fish Slapper
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
  1. E5 - Michael Palin
Writer
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
  1. E2 - Graham Chapman
Self
2015 Monty Python's Personal Best Self (Archive Material)
2014 Rik Mayall: Lord Of Misrule Self
2014 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E2 - British Comedy Awards 2014
Self
2014 Spike Milligan: Love, Light And Peace Self
2014 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 7
  1. E5 - Gordon Ramsay, Michael Palin, Katherine Jenkins, Carey Mulligan, Kasabian
Guest
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) Creator
2014 Imagine... Monty Python: And Now For Something Rather Similar Self
2014 50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy Self
2014 Alexander Armstrong's Real Ripping Yarns Self
2013 The Graham Norton Show - Series 14
  1. Special - Monty Python, Anchorman 2, Joan and Jackie Collins, Frank Skinner, Michael Bublé
Guest
2013 The Sarah Millican Television Programme - Winter Specials
  1. Special - The Best Of The Sarah Millican Television Programme Vol. 2
  2. Special - The Best Of The Sarah Millican Television Programme Vol. 1
Guest
2013 The Meaning Of Monty Python Self
2013 Sir David Frost: That Was The Life That Was Self
2013 The Sarah Millican Television Programme - Series 3
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 David Frost - Hello, Good Evening & Farewell Self
2013 Frost On Sketch Shows Self
2013 A Liar's Autobiography Himself (Voice)
2013 A Liar's Autobiography Father (Voice)
2013 A Liar's Autobiography Interview Don 1 (Voice)
2013 A Liar's Autobiography Hibbern (Voice)
2013 A Liar's Autobiography Queen Mother (Voice)
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 12
  1. E5 - Helena Bonham Carter, Jack Whitehall, Michael Palin, Michael Bublé
Guest
2012 The Late Great Eric Sykes Self
2012 John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely Guest
2012 Perspectives: Sergeant On Spike Self
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball Self
2012 Monty Python: Almost The Truth Self
2011 Arthur Christmas Ernie Clicker (Voice)
2011 QI - Making Of Special
  1. QI Genesis
Guest
2011 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus! Guest
2011 That Sunday Night Show - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2010 Being Ronnie Corbett Self
2010 Not The Messiah Self
2009 Monty Python's Wonderful World Of Sound Self
2009 He's Not The Messiah, He's A Very Naughty Boy Self
2009 The Graham Norton Show - Series 6
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2009 Halfway To Hollywood Host / Presenter
2009 Halfway To Hollywood Writer
2009 Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened Self
2008 The Man Who Made Eric & Ernie Self
2008 Marty Feldman - Six Degrees Of Separation Self
2007 Make 'Em Laugh, Make 'Em Laugh
  1. E1 - The Family, Love 'Em And Hate 'Em
Self
2006 Michael Palin Diaries: The Python Years Narrator
2006 Michael Palin Diaries: The Python Years Writer
2005 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 8
  1. E14 - Jennifer Connelly, Nigel Harman, Michael Palin, Moby
Guest
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E17 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2014
Self
2004 Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute Self
1999 It's... The Monty Python Story Self
1997 Ronnie Barker - A Life In Comedy Self
1997 Fierce Creatures Adrian
1991 American Friends Francis Ashby
1991 American Friends Writer
Parrot Sketch Not Included: 20 Years Of Monty Python Various
1988 A Fish Called Wanda Ken Pile
1987 East Of Ipswich Writer
1984 A Private Function Gilbert Chilvers
1983 Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life Various
1983 The Missionary Charles W. Fortescue
1983 The Missionary Writer
1983 The Missionary Producer
1983 Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl Various
1981 The Box Frenchman (Voice)
1981 The Box Writer
1979 Ripping Yarns - Series 2 Various
1979 Ripping Yarns - Series 2 Writer
1977 Ripping Yarns - Series 1 Various
1977 Ripping Yarns - Series 1 Writer
1975 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Writer
Three Men In A Boat Harris
1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Various
1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Writer
1973 Black And Blue
  1. E1 - Secrets
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
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
1969 The Complete And Utter History Of Britain Various
1969 The Complete And Utter History Of Britain Writer
1967 Twice A Fortnight Various
1967 Twice A Fortnight Writer
1967 The Frost Report - Series 2 Writer
A Series Of Bird's Crew
1966 The Frost Report - Series 1 Writer

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Michael Palin on IMDb

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