Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer, and comedic composer who wrote and performed as a member of the popular British comedy group Monty Python.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer, and comedic composer who wrote and performed as a member of the popular British comedy group Monty Python.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Eric Idle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 108

Birthday 1943-03-29

Place of Birth South Shields, County Durham, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
2017 Terry Pratchett: Back in Black as Himself
2016 The Entire Universe as Presenter
2015 Absolutely Anything as Salubrious Gat (voice)
2014 Monty Python: The Meaning of Live as Himself
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) as Himself, others
2014 The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute
2013 The Meaning of Monty Python as Himself
2012 What About Dick? as The Piano
2012 Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO as Himself
2012 London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music as Himself
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself
2011 George Harrison: Living in the Material World as Himself
2010 Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) as Baritonish / Stan / Loretta / Bob Dylan / Ben
2009 Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)(7 episodes) as Himself
2008 Delgo as Spig (voice)
2008 We Are Most Amused
2008 The Seventh Python as Himself
2008 Monty Python Conquers America as Himself
2007 Movie Connections(1 episode)
2007 Shrek the Third as Merlin (voice)
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Himself
2007 The Secret Life of Brian as Himself
2006 The One Show(2 episodes)
2006 Monty Python's Personal Best(6 episodes)
2006 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Graham Chapman's Personal Best as Various
2005 The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2004 Ella Enchanted as Narrator
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 3
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 2
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 1
2003 Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure as English Victim
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Hollywood Homicide as Celebrity
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2002 The Scream Team as Coffin Ed
2002 Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch as Narrator / Dirk McQuickly / Lady Beth Mouse-Peddler
2001 Disney's House of Mouse(1 episode)
2001 Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Lego
2000 Before the Flying Circus as Himself
1999 Monty Python: 30th Anniversary Sketches
1999 Monty Python: Spam to Sperm
1999 The Monty Python Story
1999 Dudley Do-Right as Prospector
1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut as Dr. Vosknocker (voice)
1999 Pirates: 4-D as Pierre
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue as Evil Martin
1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie as Slyly (voice)
1998 Quest for Camelot as Devon (voice)
1998 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn as Alan Smithee
1996 The Wind in the Willows as Rat
1996 Clive Anderson All Talk(1 episode)
1996 Suddenly Susan(93 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(3 episodes)
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 Casper as Paul 'Dibbs' Plutzker
1994 Honey, I Shrunk the Audience as Dr. Nigel Channing
1993 Frasier(1 episode) as Guest Caller - Chuck
1993 Splitting Heirs as Tommy Butterfly Rainbow Peace Patel
1992 Mom and Dad Save the World as King Raff
1992 Missing Pieces as Wendel
1991 Pebble Mill(1 episode)
1990 Too Much Sun as Sonny
1990 Nuns on the Run as Brian Hope
1990 One Foot in the Grave(1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons(3 episodes)
1989 Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included as Himself
1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising as Male Love Bird (voice) (uncredited)
1989 Around the World in 80 Days(3 episodes) as Jean Passepartout
1989 Nearly Departed(6 episodes)
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen as Desmond / Berthold
1987 The Mikado
1986 The Transformers: The Movie as Wreck-Gar (voice)
1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation as The Bike Rider
1985 The Pied Piper of Hamelin as The Pied Piper / Robert Browning
1983 Yellowbeard as Commander Clement
1983 Group Madness as Himself
1983 The Meaning of Life as Diverse Rollen
1983 The Crimson Permanent Assurance as Gunther (uncredited)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode) as The Pied Piper / Robert Browning
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1982 The Tale of the Frog Prince as Narrator
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl as Various Roles
1979 Life of Brian as Mr. Cheeky
1979 The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 as Himself
1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash as Dirk McQuickly
1976 Laverne & Shirley(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(4 episodes)
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail as Dead Collector / Peasant 1 / Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Launcelot / First Swamp Castle Guard / Concorde / Roger the Shrubber / Brother Maynard
1975 Rutland Weekend Television(14 episodes)
1971 And Now for Something Completely Different as Prosecutor / Marriage Counselor / Arthur Nudge / Self-defence student #4 (interested in pointed sticks) / 'Hell's Grannies' analyst / Arthur Wilson / Arthur Wilson Two / Nightclub Emcee / Linkman / First General / Restaurant Manager / Lingerie Shop Owner / Accountant #1 (falling past the window) / Fairy Godmother / Rita Fairbanks / Simon Zinc Trumpet Harris / Mountie / Lady With Cookbook
1971 Euroshow 71 as Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
1971 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus as Various Roles
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus(93 episodes)
1968 We Have Ways Of Making You Laugh(12 episodes)
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set(29 episodes)
1967 At Last the 1948 Show(20 episodes)
1966 Alice in Wonderland as Young Man (uncredited)

Writing

SpamalotScreenplay
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly)Writer
2012 What About Dick?Musical
2012 What About Dick?Writer
2010 Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy)Writer
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me LunchWriter
1999 Pirates: 4-DWriter
1993 Splitting HeirsWriter
1989 Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not IncludedWriter
1983 The Meaning of LifeScreenplay
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)Writer
1982 The Tale of the Frog PrinceWriter
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood BowlWriter
1979 Life of BrianScreenplay
1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is CashWriter
1975 Monty Python and the Holy GrailWriter
1975 Rutland Weekend Television(14 episodes)Writer
1971 And Now for Something Completely DifferentScreenplay
1971 The Two Ronnies(10 episodes)Writer
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus(47 episodes)Writer
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set(1 episode)Writer

Directing

2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly)Director
2012 What About Dick?Director
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me LunchDirector
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)Director
1982 The Tale of the Frog PrinceDirector
1981 Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show EverDirector
1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is CashDirector

Creator

No – That's Me Over Here!Creator
Parrot Sketch Not Included – 20 Years of Monty PythonCreator
Monty Python: Live at AspenCreator
Python Night – 30 Years of Monty PythonCreator
2006 Monty Python's Personal BestCreator

Production

SpamalotProducer
1993 Splitting HeirsExecutive Producer

Sound

2014 The BoxtrollsSongs

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