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Michael Palin

Michael Palin was born on May 5, 1943 in Ranmoor, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as Michael Edward Palin. He is an actor and writer, known for Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Life of Brian (1979) and The Meaning of Life (1983). He has been married to Helen Gibbins since April 16, 1966. They have three children.

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May 5, 1943 In Ranmoor, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Secret Policeman's Ball
Latest Project:
Series Remember Me 2016-03-08

Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 7 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 Marty Unknown 2017
Series Twice a Fortnight Unknown 2017
Series Do Not Adjust Your Set Unknown 2017
Movie Living with Parkinson's Unknown 2017
Series Remember Me Tom Parfitt 2016-03-08
Series Legends Unknown 2016-03-05
Movie The Nation's Favourite Beatles Number One Unknown 2015
Series Mark Lawson Talks to... Unknown 2015
Movie Talking Books: Travel Writer Specials - Michael Palin Unknown 2015
Movie Michael Palin's Quest for Artemisia Unknown 2015
Series Mel & Sue Unknown 2015
Series Clangers Unknown 2015
Movie Tommy Oliver and the Fighting Spirit Unknown 2015
Movie Absolutely Anything Unknown 2015-08-14
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2014
Movie Spike Milligan: Love, Light and Peace Unknown 2014
Movie Rik Mayall: Lord of Misrule Unknown 2014
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live Unknown 2014
Movie 50 Years of BBC2 Comedy Unknown 2014-05-26
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie Monty Python Live (Mostly) Unknown 2014
Movie Michael Palin in Wyeth's World Unknown 2013
Movie The Meaning of Monty Python Unknown 2013
Movie Writing the Film That Dares Not Speak Its Name: Michael Palin on Writing 'Time Bandits' Unknown 2013
Movie David Frost: Hello, Good Evening & Farewell Unknown 2013
Movie Frost on Sketch Shows Unknown 2013
Movie Sir David Frost: That Was the Life That Was Unknown 2013-10-19
Series The Agenda with Steve Paikin Unknown 2013
Movie The Wipers Times Unknown 2013
Movie Arqiva British Academy Television Awards Unknown 2013
Movie Politics on Track Unknown 2013
Series Perspectives Unknown 2013
Movie Just Dandy Unknown 2012
Series Brazil with Michael Palin Unknown 2012
Series The Amazing Race Australia Unknown 2012
Series Empire Unknown 2012
Movie The Late Great Eric Sykes Unknown 2012
Movie John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely Unknown 2012
Movie Anatomy of a Liar Unknown 2012
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Unknown 2012
Movie A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Unknown 2012
Movie The Kid's Speech Unknown 2011
Series That Sunday Night Show Unknown 2011-01-09
Movie Arthur Christmas Unknown 2011
Movie QI Genesis Unknown 2011
Series My Life Unknown 2010
Movie Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy Unknown 2010
Series The One Show Unknown 2010
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Series Daybreak Unknown 2010-09-01
Movie Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened Unknown 2009
Movie Monty Python in Aberystwyth Unknown 2009
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2009
Movie Fawlty Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits Unknown 2009-05-17
Series Around the World in 80 Days Unknown 2009
Movie Not the Messiah: The Road to the Albert Hall Unknown 2009
Series Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut Unknown 2009
Series Skavlan Unknown 2009-01-17
Series New Heroes of Comedy Unknown 2008
Movie Around the World in 20 Years Unknown 2008
Series The Comedy Map of Britain Unknown 2008
Movie The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen Unknown 2008
Movie The Man Who Made Eric & Ernie Unknown 2008
Movie Morir de humor Unknown 2008
Movie The Seventh Python Unknown 2008
Movie Comedy Songs: The Pop Years Unknown 2008
Movie Get Up and Go: The Making of 'The Rutles' Unknown 2008
Movie 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases Unknown 2008-01-04
Movie The Last Day of WW1 Unknown 2008
Movie The Frost Report Is Back Unknown 2008
Movie Tiswas Reunited Unknown 2007
Movie The Secret Life of Brian Himself 2007-01-01
Movie Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind Unknown 2007
Series Movie Connections Unknown 2007
Movie What the Pythons Did Next... Unknown 2007
Series New Europe Unknown 2007
Movie Comic Relief 2007: The Big One Unknown 2007
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Movie Virgin Territory Unknown 2007
Movie The Story of Jackanory Unknown 2007-05-30
Movie Hitler: The Comedy Years Unknown 2007-05-10
Movie The 50 Greatest Comedy Films Unknown 2006
Series The Late Late Show Unknown 2006
Movie TV's 50 Greatest Stars Unknown 2006
Series Monty Python's Personal Best Unknown 2006
Movie 50 Films to See Before You Die Unknown 2006-07-22
Movie Richard & Judy's Christmas Books Unknown 2006
Movie The 50 Greatest Documentaries Unknown 2005
Series Room 101 Unknown 2005
Movie The Comedians' Comedian Unknown 2005
Movie Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches Unknown 2005
Movie Michael Palin & the Mystery of Hammershøi Unknown 2005
Movie I Told You I Was Ill: The Life and Legacy of Spike Milligan Unknown 2005
Movie What Did ITV Do for Me? Unknown 2005
Series The Andrew Marr Show Unknown 2005-09-11
Movie George Harrison: The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992 Himself 2004-02-24
Series The Culture Show Unknown 2004-11-11
Movie Best Sellers or: Peter Sellers and Dr. Strangelove Unknown 2004
Movie Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute Unknown 2004
Series Himalaya with Michael Palin Unknown 2004
Movie The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments Unknown 2004
Movie The Meaning of Making 'The Meaning of Life' Unknown 2003
Series Go' morgen Danmark Unknown 2003
Movie Concert for George Unknown 2003
Series Good Morning Australia Unknown 2003
Movie Education Tips No. 41: Choosing a Really Expensive School Unknown 2003
Series The Fat Unknown 2003
Movie The Best of the Two Ronnies: Volume 2 Unknown 2003
Series Comedy Connections Unknown 2003-06-09
Series Imagine Unknown 2003-06-11
Series BBC London News Unknown 2003
Movie Something Fishy Unknown 2003
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2003
Movie Billy Connolly: A BAFTA Tribute Unknown 2002
Movie Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python Unknown 2002
Series Sendung ohne Namen Unknown 2002
Movie The Best of the Two Ronnies Unknown 2002
Movie The Grierson Documentary Awards 2002 Unknown 2002
Series Sahara with Michael Palin Unknown 2002
Movie Life on Air Unknown 2002
Series Heroes of Comedy Unknown 2002
Movie The British Comedy Awards 2002 Himself - Lifetime Achievement Award 2002-12-14
Series Timeshift Himself / ... 2002-10-05
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 2002-01-12
Movie Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill... - A Live Tribute Unknown 2002
Series The Human Face Unknown 2001
Series The Sketch Show Story Unknown 2001
Movie How to Use Your Coconuts Unknown 2001
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie The 100 Greatest Films Unknown 2001
Movie The Quest for the Holy Grail Locations Unknown 2001
Movie George Harrison - Der sanfte Beatle Unknown 2001-12-01
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie The British Comedy Awards 2001 Unknown 2001
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie The Unknown Peter Sellers Unknown 2000
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie Michael Palin on... the Colourists Unknown 2000
Series The Panel Unknown 2000
Series TFI Friday Unknown 2000
Series Rove Live Unknown 2000-10-09
Movie From Spam to Sperm Unknown 2000
Series Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure Unknown 1999
Movie Comic Relief: The Record Breaker Unknown 1999
Movie 30 Years of Monty Python, a Revelation Unknown 1999
Movie John Cleese & Anders Lund Madsen Unknown 1999
Series Clive Anderson All Talk Unknown 1999
Movie SNL: 25 Years of Music Unknown 1999-09-01
Movie Pythonland Unknown 1999
Series Great Railway Journeys Unknown 1999
Movie 2000 Today Unknown 1999
Movie Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python Unknown 1999
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Movie Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen Himself / Various Roles 1998-03-21
Series Spike Night Unknown 1998
Series Ex-S Unknown 1998
Series Fantasy World Cup Unknown 1998
Movie Live from the Lighthouse Unknown 1998
Movie The Unseen Frank Skinner TV Show Unknown 1997
Movie Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Unknown 1997
Series Full Circle with Michael Palin Unknown 1997
Series Home and Away Unknown 1997
Series Richard and Judy Exclusive Unknown 1997
Movie Fierce Creatures Unknown 1997
Series Mundo VIP Unknown 1996
Movie Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail Unknown 1996
Movie The Willows in Winter Rat 1996-12-26
Movie Auntie's All-Time Greats Unknown 1996-11-03
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Omnibus Unknown 1996
Movie Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Unknown 1996
Movie The Wind in the Willows Unknown 1995
Series The Frank Skinner Show Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie Comic Relief Unknown 1995
Series Palin's Column Unknown 1994
Series Clive James Unknown 1994
Movie Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time Unknown 1994
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Bore of the Year Awards Unknown 1993
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Consuming Passions Unknown 1992-03-27
Series Funny Business Unknown 1992-11-22
Movie Benjamin Huntsman Unknown 1992
Series Pole to Pole Unknown 1992
Series Aspel & Company Unknown 1992
Series The Nicholas Craig Masterclass Unknown 1992
Movie Tracey Ullman: A Class Act Unknown 1992
Movie 1001 Nights of TV Unknown 1991
Movie American Friends Unknown 1991
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991
Series G.B.H. Unknown 1991
Movie The Witches Unknown 1990
Movie Life of Python Unknown 1990
Movie Viz: The Documentary Unknown 1990
Series Around the World in 80 Days Unknown 1989
Movie Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python Unknown 1989
Movie The Movie Life of George Unknown 1989
Movie The Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball Unknown 1989
Movie A Night of Comic Relief 2 Unknown 1989
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Inar gahined Unknown 1989
Movie Number 27 Unknown 1988
Movie A Fish Called Wanda Unknown 1988
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation Unknown 1988-06-11
Series Wogan Unknown 1988
Series The Last Resort Unknown 1987
Movie The Grand Knockout Tournament Unknown 1987
Movie Comic Relief Unknown 1986-04-25
Movie The London Standard Film Awards Unknown 1986
Movie Comedians Do It on Stage Unknown 1986
Movie Spike Unknown 1986
Movie Brazil Unknown 1985
Series Screen Two Unknown 1985-01-06
Movie What Is Brazil? Unknown 1985
Movie The Secret Policeman's Private Parts Unknown 1984
Movie A Private Function Unknown 1984
Movie The Dress Unknown 1984
Series The News Is the News Unknown 1983
Series Comic Roots Unknown 1983
Movie The Crimson Permanent Assurance Unknown 1983
Movie The Meaning of Life Window Washer / Harry / Fish #5 / Mr. Pycroft / Dad / Narrator #1 / Chaplain / Carter / Spadger / Regimental Sergeant Major / 1983-04-01
Movie The Meaning of Monty Python's Meaning of Life Unknown 1983
Series OTT Unknown 1982
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series Timewatch Unknown 1982-09-29
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Unknown 1982
Movie Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl Unknown 1982
Movie The Missionary The Reverend Charles Fortescue 1982-11-05
Movie Time Bandits Vincent 1981-11-06
Series The Innes Book of Records Unknown 1981
Movie The Box Unknown 1981
Series Great Railway Journeys of the World Unknown 1980
Series Clapper Board Unknown 1980
Movie The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 Unknown 1979
Movie Life of Brian Unknown 1979
Series Friday Night, Saturday Morning Unknown 1979-09-28
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Unknown 1979
Movie Henry Cleans Up Unknown 1979
Series That's the Way the Money Goes Unknown 1978
Movie All You Need Is Cash Unknown 1978
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Series Everyman Unknown 1978-03-05
Series Ripping Yarns Unknown 1977
Movie Jabberwocky Unknown 1977
Movie Red Dress Unknown 1977
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1977
Movie To See Such Fun Unknown 1977
Series Les rendez-vous du dimanche Unknown 1976
Movie Pleasure at Her Majesty's Unknown 1976
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series The Punch Review Unknown 1975
Movie Three Men in a Boat Unknown 1975
Movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail Unknown 1975
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Monty Python & the Holy Grail Location Report Unknown 1974
Series The Dean Martin Comedy World Unknown 1974
Series Full House Unknown 1973
Movie Is This a Record? Unknown 1973
Series Black and Blue Unknown 1973
Series The Midnight Special Unknown 1972-08-19
Series A Christmas Night with the Stars Unknown 1971
Movie And Now for Something Completely Different Unknown 1971
Series The Two Ronnies Unknown 1971-04-10
Movie Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Unknown 1971
Movie Euroshow 71 Unknown 1971
Movie Percy Unknown 1971
Movie Monty Python's Montreux Special Unknown 1971
Movie Ending It All Unknown 1970
Movie Marty Amok Unknown 1970
Series Complete and Utter History of Britain Unknown 1969
Series David Frost Presents Unknown 1969
Series Hark at Barker Unknown 1969
Series Monty Python's Flying Circus Unknown 1969
Series Horne A'Plenty Unknown 1968
Series Broaden Your Mind Unknown 1968-10-28
Series Frost on Sunday Unknown 1968-08-04
Series A Series of Bird's Unknown 1967
Series The Frost Report Unknown 1966
Series The Late Show Unknown 1966-10-15
Series Jackanory Unknown 1965-12-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01