Met fellow Monty Python comic John Cleese when both were students at Cambridge University, where they were members of the Cambridge Footlights Revue comedy troupe.
Earned a medical degree, though he never practiced medicine.
Active in the Dangerous Sports Club, an extreme sports organization that popularized bungee jumping.
Authored the 1981 memoir A Liar's Autobiography and several books published posthumously, including 1997's Graham Crackers: Fuzzy Memories, Silly Bits, and Outright Lies, 1999's Ojril: The Completely Incomplete Graham Chapman and 2005's Calcium Made Interesting: Sketches, Letters, Essays & Gondolas.
One of his later writing partners was Douglas Adams, author of the novel The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
David Sherlock — Significant Other
Walter Chapman — Father
John Chapman — Brother
Edith Chapman — Mother
University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England