Michael Palin is an English comedian, actor and writer known for being a member of the famous comedy group Monty Python and for his numerous travel documentaries, including Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days. Some of his best known film credits include 1981's Time Bandits and 1988's A Fish Called Wanda.
In 1966 he got married to Helen Gibbins, with whom he fathered three children.
In 2000, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). He won his first BAFTA Award for his performance in A Fish Called Wanda. In 2013, he received the highest honor from BAFTA, the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award.
The asteroid 9621 Michaelpalin was named after him.
Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future.Michael Palin
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.Michael Palin
The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.Michael Palin
is a famous English writer, actor, and comedian,
who was born on
May 5, 1943. As a person born on this date, Michael Palin is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 5) and the 35th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on May 5
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Michael Palin is the 444th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Michael Palin's birthday, Michael Palin is the 500th most famous English.
In general, Michael Palin ranks as the 5254th
most popular famous person, and the 138th most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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