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John Cleese
Date of birth: 27 October 1939
Date of death: Alive (or unknown)
Country Of Origin: England



   John Marwood Cleese was born in Weston-Super-Mare on 27 October 1939 (his father had changed their surname to Cleese from Cheese before signing up for the army in World War 1). By all accounts, Cleese’s childhood wasn’t a perfect one. Being 6 foot tall at the age of twelve made him an easy target for bullies, and Cleese recalls that he started using humour as a way of avoiding fights.

Cleese’s father, despite a modest income as an insurance salesman, sent John to private .... (More...)
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I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.

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If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.

John Cleese
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