John Cleese

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John Cleese
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Cleese in 2014
John Marwood Cleese

(1939-10-27) 27 October 1939 (age 84)
Alma materDowning College, Cambridge
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian, producer, writer
Years active1961–present

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, producer and writer.[1] He was born in Weston-super-Mare, England.[2] He graduated from Downing College, Cambridge.[2] Cleese has a degree in law.[3] He was a member of the comedy team Monty Python. He starred in the television sitcom Fawlty Towers that he co-wrote with his first wife, Connie Booth, who played the role of Polly Sherman on the show. He plays the role of Q in some of the various James Bond movies.

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  1. "John Cleese". TV Guide. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "John Cleese biography". Biography Online. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. "John Cleese Biography". Bio/A&E Television Network, LLC. Archived from the original on 24 February 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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