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Michael Palin
  • Birth Name: Michael Edward Palin
  • Birth Place: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/05/1943, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; screenwriter; TV host
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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: Michael Palin 01/21/84

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Length: 43:28
Aired: 1/21/1984

Michael Palin - January 21, 1984: Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin hosts this 1984 episode, which includes selected sketches such as 'Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood'. watch

VIDEO: Saturday Night Live: 100th Show with Paul Simon, James Taylor, David Sanborn

The 100th Show with musical guests Paul Simon and James Taylor and David Sanborn. Special appearances by John Belushi, Ralph Nader, Michael O'Donoghue and Michael Palin. Features Roseanne Roseannadanna. watch


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Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Whither
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Year Title Description
2013 Produced by George Martin TV Show Series, Remarks by
2012 Brazil with Michael Palin TV Show Series, Host
2012 A Liar's Autobiography Movie, Actor
2011 Arthur Christmas Movie, Actor - Ernie Clicker
2010 Around the World in 20 Years TV Show Series, Host

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Michael Palin's New Europe — Review

The Iron Curtain has been lifted, the Cold War is over, and there are many new countries worthy of exploration by Monty Python's Flying Circus alum, Michael Palin. Journey with Palin as he travels to Estonia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Hungry, East Germany, Ukraine, and others, 20 countries in all, before he returns home to Britain. Though Palin visits some large cities on his tour of "New Europe," he doesn't spend much time in the tourist traps, opting to meet the locals instead. He never quit knows what they have in store for him, but he's a good sport and is up for whatever they have planned. This 3-disc set from BBC includes all 7 episodes of the show, a 2-part interview with Michael Palin, and over 2 hours of deleted scenes. — Gord LaceyBuy Michael Palin's New Europe on Amazon.com. read more

This Monty Python Grad's Tripping

Before 1988, ex-Monty Python troupe member Michael Palin thought he'd be remembered as little more than a very silly person. Then he set out on a journey that would become the travel series Around the World in 80 Days. Seventeen years later, the man who gained fame doing skits about dead parrots and twisted lumberjacks proudly identifies himself as a world explorer, having visited more than 80 countries for his travel documentaries. Here, TVGuide.com talks with the Brit about his new Travel Channel series, Himalaya, debuting tonight at 10 pm/ET.TVGuide.com: Why did you decide to go to the Himalayas?Michael Palin: Well, I made a series called Sahara in 2001 that found a good audience share. I decided I wanted somewhere that would have lots of adventure, quite remote places to get to and difficult territory to work in, which obviously is what people liked about Sahara. So probably in some comfortable restaurant after a nice meal, I agreed read more


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