Michael Palin

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Michael Palin

Michael Palin (born 5 May 1943) is an English actor, world traveller, and author.

Palin was born in Broomhill, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. He became famous as a member of Monty Python in the 1970s. Afterwards he had his own television series, Ripping Yarns, and also appeared in many movies, such as A Fish Called Wanda.

Over the last 20 years, he has become very well known as a television travel broadcaster ("Around The World in 80 days", etc.).

The Monty Python foot
          Monty Python
Graham ChapmanJohn CleeseTerry GilliamEric IdleTerry JonesMichael Palin
Films
And Now For Something Completely Different  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail  • Monty Python's Life of Brian  • Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life