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The Monty Pythons, or the Pythons is a British comedic group which gained popularity in the 70s and 80s thanks to their sketch comedy show, "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and their comedy legend movies like Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Life of Brian.


Graham Chapman

(Born: January 8, 1941 - Died: October 4, 1989)

Graham Champan was the main character in most of the movies, like playing King Arthur and Brian Cohen, his most remembered role was "Biggus Dickus" in Life of Brian

John Cleese

(Born: October 27, 1939)

John M. Cleese is also a member of The Monty Pythons who was very popular for playing the characters, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Tim the Enchanter, French Taunter, Reg and The Black Knight

Terry Gilliam

(Born: November 22, 1940)

Terrance Vance Gilliam is another member who played various characters in the show and movies, one of his most famous performances was Patsy, the coconut holding servant who banged coconuts together to make a sound similar to that of a horses footsteps

Eric Idle

(Born: March 29, 1943)

Eric Idle is very famous for playing the character Brave Sir Robin, the Not-So-Quite-Brave-as-Sir-Lancelot, and also played The Bike Rider in European Vacation, and is most famous for playing "Mr Cheeky" in Life of Brian, who sang the song "Always Look on The Bright Side of Life"

Terry Jones

(Born: February 1, 1942 - Died: January 21, 2020)

Terence Graham Parry Jones is another member who played as Sir Bedevere the Wise and Mandy Cohen the mother of Brian Cohen

Michael Palin

(Born: May 5, 1943)

Sir Michael Edward Palin was the final member of the Monty Pythons who played the characters, Mr. Big Nose and Sir Galahad the Pure


  • And Now For Something Completely Different (1971)
  • Monty python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
  • Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
  • Monty Python's Meaning of Life (1983)