Michael Palin





Michael Palin


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in Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, The United Kingdom
May 05, 1943

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Michael Edward Palin, CBE, is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter best known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and for his travel documentaries.

Palin wrote most of his material with Terry Jones. Before Monty Python, they had worked on other shows such as The Ken Dodd Show, The Frost Report and Do Not Adjust Your Set. Palin appeared in some of the most famous Python sketches, including "The Dead Parrot", "The Lumberjack Song", "The Spanish Inquisition" and "Spam". Palin continued to work with Jones, co-writing Ripping Yarns. He has also appeared in several films directed by fellow Python Terry Gilliam and made notable appearances in other films such as A Fish Called Wanda, for which he won
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Around the World in 80 Days...

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Diaries: The Python Years, ...

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Full Circle

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Pole to Pole

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Sahara

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Hemingway's Chair

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New Europe

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The Truth

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“You can't get a suit of armour and a rubber chicken just like that. You have to plan ahead.”
Michael Palin

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life”
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“I am very cautious of people who are absolutely right, especially when they are vehemently so.”
Michael Palin, Diaries: The Python Years, 1969-1979

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