Idle in October 2003
29 March 1943 |
South Shields, County Durham, England, U.K.
|Alma mater||Pembroke College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Comedian, Actor, Voice actor, Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Writer|
|Notable work||Monty Python, The Rutles, Spamalot|
|Spouse(s)||Lyn Ashley (m. 1969; div. 1975)
Tania Kosevich (m. 1981)
|Parent(s)||Nora Barron Idle
Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic [[[composer]]. He is one of the members of Monty Python. Monty Python is a British comedy team.
Eric is known for his songwriting and singing skills. The songs he wrote or sang were put to best use in his work with Monty Python, in the television programme and in the movies. He wrote the song "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life". This song was written as the closing song of the movie Life of Brian.