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Eric Idle

Eric Idle is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, playwright, director and songwriter. Co-creator of Monty Python on TV, stage and five films, including The Life of Brian and The Holy Grail, which latter he adapted for the stage with John Du Prez as Monty Python's Spamalot, winning the Tony Award for Best Musical in 2005, a Grammy, a Drama ...

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Mar 29, 1943 In South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie To See Such Fun
Latest Project:
Movie Absolutely Anything 2015-08-14

4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Meaning of Life
Poster of Monty Python's Flying Circus
Poster of Life of Brian
Poster of Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Series Walking with Prehistoric Beasts Unknown 2017
Series Do Not Adjust Your Set Unknown 2017
Movie Wolf Sheep None 2017
Movie Journey Into Imagination: With Figment Dr. Nigel Channing 2017
Series Twice a Fortnight Unknown 2017
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie Tommy Oliver and the Fighting Spirit Unknown 2015
Movie Absolutely Anything Salubrious Gat 2015-08-14
Series Inside Comedy Unknown 2015
Movie Lucky Stiff Unknown 2014
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live Unknown 2014
Movie Monty Python Live (Mostly) Unknown 2014
Series Billy Connolly's Big Send Off Unknown 2014
Movie Classic Rock Roll of Honour: Presented by Orange Amplification Unknown 2014
Movie The Boxtrolls Unknown 2014
Movie The Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden Treasure Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie 50 Years of BBC2 Comedy Unknown 2014-05-26
Movie The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles Unknown 2014-02-09
Movie The Meaning of Monty Python Unknown 2013
Movie David Frost: Hello, Good Evening & Farewell Unknown 2013
Movie Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Himself 2013-01-01
Movie 100 Years of the Royal Variety Performance Unknown 2012
Movie Mr Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO Unknown 2012
Series Rove LA Unknown 2012
Movie What About Dick? Piano 2012-11-13
Series No me la puc treure del cap Unknown 2012
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Unknown 2012
Series Stargazing Live: Back to Earth Unknown 2012
Movie London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music Unknown 2012
Series Brand X with Russell Brand Unknown 2012-06-28
Movie A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Unknown 2012
Movie Why? Factor Unknown 2012
Movie Buddy Holly: Listen to Me - The Ultimate Buddy Party Unknown 2011
Series Some Jerk with a Camera Unknown 2011-02-03
Series The Legend of Dick and Dom Unknown 2011
Movie Saturday Night Live Backstage Unknown 2011-02-20
Series My Favourite Joke Unknown 2011
Series Breaking News med Filip och Fredrik Unknown 2011
Movie George Harrison: Living in the Material World Unknown 2011
Movie The Unforgettable Terry Scott Unknown 2010
Movie Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy Unknown 2010
Movie Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) Unknown 2010
Series The One Show Unknown 2010
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols Unknown 2010-06-26
Series The 5 O'Clock Show Unknown 2010-05-31
Series Gent de paraula Unknown 2010-09-23
Movie Iron Maiden: Flight 666 Unknown 2009
Movie Monty Python Almost the Truth Obligatory Making of Special Unknown 2009
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie Not the Messiah: The Road to the Albert Hall Unknown 2009
Series Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut Unknown 2009
Movie Premios Ondas 2009 Unknown 2009
Series The Comedy Map of Britain Unknown 2008
Movie BCN aixeca el teló Unknown 2008
Movie The Seventh Python Unknown 2008
Movie The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen Unknown 2008
Movie Delgo Unknown 2008
Movie 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases Unknown 2008-01-04
Movie Shrek the Third Merlin 2007-05-18
Movie Hitler: The Comedy Years Unknown 2007-05-10
Movie What the Pythons Did Next... Unknown 2007
Movie The Secret Life of Brian Himself 2007-01-01
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Series Movie Connections Unknown 2007
Movie The 50 Greatest Comedy Films Unknown 2006
Series The Best of the Royal Variety Unknown 2006
Series Just for Laughs Unknown 2006
Movie The Wild Unknown 2006-04-14
Series Monty Python's Personal Best Unknown 2006
Movie Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? Unknown 2006
Series Dancing Stars Unknown 2006-05-05
Movie The Mark Twain Prize: Steve Martin Unknown 2005
Movie The Comedians' Comedian Unknown 2005
Movie Green Day: Bullet in a Bible Unknown 2005
Series Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Unknown 2005
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Series Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Movie Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Unknown 2005-02-20
Movie The 59th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2005-06-05
Movie The Aristocrats Unknown 2005-09-02
Movie The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch Narrator / Dirk McQuickly / Lady Beth Mouse-Peddler 2004-11-09
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2004-08-30
Series Britain's Best Sitcom Unknown 2004
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The Nutcracker and the Mouseking Unknown 2004
Series The X Factor Unknown 2004-09-04
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie George Harrison: The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992 Himself 2004-02-24
Movie Ella Enchanted Unknown 2004
Series The Soup Unknown 2004-07-30
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Imagine Unknown 2003-06-11
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series Comedy Connections Unknown 2003-06-09
Movie Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure Unknown 2003
Movie Concert for George Unknown 2003
Movie Hollywood Homicide Unknown 2003-06-13
Movie The Meaning of Making 'The Meaning of Life' Unknown 2003
Series The Caroline Rhea Show Unknown 2003
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Pinocchio Unknown 2002-12-25
Movie Billy Connolly: A BAFTA Tribute Unknown 2002
Movie Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python Unknown 2002
Movie The Scream Team Unknown 2002
Series Timeshift Unknown 2002-10-05
Series Heroes of Comedy Unknown 2002
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Movie Gilda Radner's Greatest Moments Himself 2002-04-29
Series Sendung ohne Namen Unknown 2002
Movie George Harrison - Der sanfte Beatle Himself 2001-12-01
Series The Sketch Show Story Unknown 2001
Series House of Mouse Unknown 2001
Series NewsNight with Aaron Brown Unknown 2001-09-11
Series Top Ten Unknown 2001
Movie The Beasts Within Unknown 2001
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie Brightness Unknown 2000
Movie 102 Dalmatians Unknown 2000
Movie I Don't Believe It! The 'One Foot in the Grave' Story Unknown 2000
Movie The Beatles Revolution Unknown 2000-11-17
Movie From Spam to Sperm Unknown 2000
Series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie It's Only Rock 'n' Roll Unknown 2000
Movie John Cleese & Anders Lund Madsen Unknown 1999
Movie Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python Unknown 1999
Series Clive Anderson All Talk Unknown 1999
Movie Hercules: Zero to Hero Unknown 1999
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-31
Movie 30 Years of Monty Python, a Revelation Unknown 1999
Series Mickey Mouse Works Unknown 1999
Movie Pirates: 3D Show Unknown 1999
Movie Pythonland Unknown 1999
Movie SNL: 25 Years of Music Unknown 1999-09-01
Series The Martin Short Show Unknown 1999-09-13
Movie Dudley Do-Right Prospector 1999-08-27
Movie A Slight Case of Murder Unknown 1999
Movie South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut Unknown 1999
Movie Quest for Camelot Unknown 1998
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Slyly the Fox 1998-10-16
Movie An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Alan Smithee 1998-02-20
Series Hercules Unknown 1998-08-31
Series Sin City Spectacular Unknown 1998
Series Lindenstraße Unknown 1998
Movie The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue Unknown 1998
Movie Quest for Camelot Sing-Alongs Unknown 1998-05-09
Movie Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen Himself / Various Roles 1998-03-21
Movie Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Unknown 1997
Series Recess Unknown 1997-09-13
Series The Angry Beavers Unknown 1997
Movie As Good as It Gets Unknown 1997-12-25
Series Saturday Night Special Unknown 1996-04-13
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Suddenly Susan Unknown 1996-09-19
Movie Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail Unknown 1996
Series Showbiz Today Unknown 1996
Series Omnibus Unknown 1996
Movie Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Unknown 1996
Movie Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Unknown 1996
Series Pinky and the Brain Unknown 1995-09-09
Movie Casper Unknown 1995
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Discworld Unknown 1995
Movie Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time Unknown 1994
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Dennis Miller Live Unknown 1994-04-22
Movie Honey, I Shrunk the Audience Unknown 1994
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie Splitting Heirs Unknown 1993
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Vreemde praktijken Unknown 1993
Series Funny Business Unknown 1992-11-22
Movie Leon the Pig Farmer Unknown 1992
Movie Mom and Dad Save the World Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Aspel & Company Unknown 1992
Movie Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash Unknown 1992
Movie Um Passo, Outro Passo e Depois... Unknown 1991
Movie Missing Pieces Unknown 1991
Movie Too Much Sun Unknown 1990
Series One Foot in the Grave Unknown 1990-01-04
Movie Everything You Need to Know About Buying and Selling a Used Car, But Were Afraid to Ask Unknown 1990
Movie Nuns on the Run Brian Hope / Flight Attendant #1 1990-03-30
Movie Life of Python Unknown 1990
Series Around the World in 80 Days Unknown 1989
Series Nearly Departed Unknown 1989
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The Movie Life of George Unknown 1989
Movie How to Get Ahead in Advertising Unknown 1989
Movie Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python Unknown 1989
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Desmond / Berthold 1989-03-10
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series Mystery Science Theater 3000 Unknown 1988-11-24
Series Going Live! Unknown 1987
Movie A Source of Innocent Merriment Unknown 1987
Series The Last Resort Unknown 1987
Movie The Mikado Unknown 1987
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1986
Movie The Transformers: The Movie Unknown 1986
Series EastEnders Unknown 1985-02-19
Movie European Vacation Unknown 1985
Series Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Movie Yellowbeard Unknown 1983
Movie The Meaning of Life Gunther / Fish #3 / 'Meaning of Life' Singer / Mr. Moore / Mrs. Blackitt / Watson / Blackitt / Atkinson / Perkins / Victim #3 / 1983-04-01
Movie Group Madness Unknown 1983
Series Transport Unknown 1983-10-04
Movie The Meaning of Monty Python's Meaning of Life Unknown 1983
Movie The Crimson Permanent Assurance Unknown 1983
Movie Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl Unknown 1982
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Steve Martin's Best Show Ever Unknown 1981
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 Unknown 1979
Movie Life of Brian Unknown 1979
Movie All You Need Is Cash Unknown 1978
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie To See Such Fun Unknown 1977
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1977
Series Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1977
Series Les rendez-vous du dimanche Unknown 1976
Movie Pleasure at Her Majesty's Unknown 1976
Series Rutland Weekend Television Unknown 1975
Movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail Unknown 1975
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Side by Side Unknown 1975
Series The Dean Martin Comedy World Unknown 1974
Movie Christmas Box Unknown 1974
Series Funny Ha-Ha Unknown 1974
Movie Monty Python & the Holy Grail Location Report Unknown 1974
Series The Liver Birds Unknown 1974
Series Up Sunday Unknown 1973
Series The Midnight Special Unknown 1972-08-19
Series Canada A.M. Unknown 1972-09-11
Series The Two Ronnies Unknown 1971-04-10
Movie The Ronnie Barker Yearbook Unknown 1971
Movie Monty Python's Montreux Special Unknown 1971
Series A Christmas Night with the Stars Unknown 1971
Movie Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Unknown 1971
Movie Euroshow 71 Unknown 1971
Movie Ronnie Corbett in Bed Unknown 1971
Movie And Now for Something Completely Different Unknown 1971
Series Monty Python's Flying Circus Unknown 1969
Series Hark at Barker Unknown 1969
Series According to Dora Unknown 1968
Series Broaden Your Mind Unknown 1968-10-28
Series We Have Ways of Making You Laugh Unknown 1968
Movie Albert Carter, Q.O.S.O. Unknown 1968
Series BBC Show of the Week Unknown 1968
Series No, That's Me Over Here! Unknown 1967
Series The Frost Report Unknown 1966
Movie Alice in Wonderland Unknown 1966
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14