Eric Idle

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  • Birth Place: South Shields, Durham, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/29/1943, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; screenwriter; songwriter; author
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Monty Python to Reunite on Stage for the First Time in 30 Years

Let the silly walks commence! Monty Python is reuniting for the first time in 30 years, the BBC reports.read more

VIDEO: Saturday Night Live: Eric Idle and Bob Dylan

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Saturday Night Live: Eric Idle and Bob Dylan
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Aired: 10/20/1979

Eric Idle hosts with musical guest Bob Dylan ("Gotta Serve Somebody," "I Believe in You" and "When You Gonna Wake Up"). Features Roseanne Roseannadanna and special appearance by Andy Kaufman. watch

VIDEO: Eric Idle / Bob Dylan - October 20, 1979

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Eric Idle hosts with musical guest Bob Dylan ("Gotta Serve Somebody," "I Believe in You" and "When You Gonna Wake Up"). Features Roseanne Roseannadanna and special appearance by Andy Kaufman. watch

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Inside Comedy Season 3: Episode 5 Clip - Eric Idle

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Beatles TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Buddy Holly TV Show Series, Remarks by
2009 Monty Python TV Show Series, Appearing
2009 Monty Python TV Show Series, Appearing
2007 Shrek The Third Movie, Actor - Merlin

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Eric Idle Recalls Monty Python's Best

Eric Idle has every reason to gab. He's not only the creator (with John Du Prez) of the Tony-winning musical Spamalot, he's also the main attraction in the opener of Monty Python's Personal Best (premiering tonight on PBS; check local listings), a three-week series of specials featuring each Python player's favorite bits, along with new material. (Example: In addition to introducing gems like "Nudge, Nudge," Idle plays a German with a weird theory about Python humor.) To mark this recycling of material, Idle spoke with TV Guide about "the Beatles of comedy," one of his greatest influences and his plans for another stage musical. TV Guide: The Pythons have been described as "the Bea read more

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