Michael Palin

Mostly Credited As: Michael Palin
Birth Name: Michael Edward Palin
Date Of Birth: May 05, 1943 (Age 73)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Ranmoor, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Height: 5' 10 " (1.77 m)

Michael Palin

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Monty Python Live: One Down, Five To Go (2014)As: Himself
Monty Python: The Meaning of Live (2014)As: Himself
Remember Me (2014)As: Tom Parfitt
Brazil With Michael Palin (2012)As: Himself (Presenter)
Michael Palin and the Mystery of Hammershoi (2008)As: Himself
Around The World In 20 Years with Michael Palin (2008)As: Himself
Michael Palin's New Europe (2007)As: Himself
Michael Palin - Sahara (2003)As: Himself
Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure (1999)As: Himself
Full Circle with Michael Palin (1997)As: Himself
Pole to Pole (1992)As: Himself
GBH (1991)As: Jim Nelson
Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days (1989)As: Himself
Ripping Yarns (1976)As: Multiple characters
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)As: Various
Twice A Fortnight (1967)As: Himself
Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967)As: Himself
Episode Cast Credits 

The One Show (2006) 
  Series 10, Show 157 10x157: (Mar/31/2016) As Himself 
  Series 10, Show 108 10x108: (Jan/21/2016) As Himself 
  September 9, 2015 10x22: (Sep/09/2015) As Himself 
  September 4, 2014 09x18: (Sep/04/2014) As Himself 

Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) 
  Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2014 11x01: (Dec/26/2014) As Himself, [Featuring]

Rik Mayall: Lord Of Misrule (2014) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Dec/20/2014) As Himself 

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  Gordon Ramsay, Michael Palin, Katherine Jenkins, Carey Mulligan, Kasabian 07x05: (Nov/15/2014) As Himself 

Children In Need (1980) 
  2014 - Part 1 35x01: (Nov/14/2014) As Himself (Appeal Film Host), [Guest Hosts]

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  September 30, 2014 15x273: (Sep/30/2014) As Himself 
  October 4, 2013 14x277: (Oct/04/2013) As Himself 
  March 27, 2013 14x86: (Mar/27/2013) As Himself 
  September 30, 2010 11x273: (Sep/30/2010) As Himself 

Gary Linekar And The Beautiful Game (2014) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Jun/10/2014) As Himself 

This Morning (1988) 
  April 10, 2014 26x151: (Apr/10/2014) As Himself 
  July 4, 2012 24x207: (Jul/04/2012) As Himself 
  September 25, 2009 22x19: (Sep/25/2009) As Himself 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Joan Collins, Jackie Collins, Frank Skinner, Michael BublĂ© 14x11: (Dec/31/2013) As Himself 
  Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Palin, Jack Whitehall, Michael Buble 12x05: (Nov/23/2012) As Himself 
  Michael Palin, Dawn French, Rod Stewart 06x07: (Nov/16/2009) As Himself 

Daybreak (2010) 
  November 22, 2013 04x60: (Nov/22/2013) As Himself 
  October 22, 2012 03x36: (Oct/22/2012) As Himself 

The Meaning of Monty Python (2013) 
  The Meaning of Monty Python 01x01: (Nov/05/2013) As Himself 

The Sarah Millican Television Programme (2012) 
  Series 3, Episode 2 03x02: (Oct/01/2013) As Himself 

The BAFTA Television Awards (1954) 
  The 59th BAFTA Television Awards 59x01: (May/12/2013) As Himself 

The Alan Titchmarsh Show (2007) 
  Series 11, Episode 37 11x37: (Oct/23/2012) As Himself 
  Series 5, Episode 44 05x44: (Nov/26/2009) As Himself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 1, Show 89 01x89: (Jan/06/2011) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Mario Lopez 28x29: (Oct/15/2009) As Himself 

Around The World In 80 Days (2009) (2009) 
  England to Turkey 01x01: (Oct/13/2009) As Himself 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 8, Show 2 08x02: (Sep/22/2009) As Himself 

Movie Connections (2007) 
  Monty Python and the Holy Grail 02x01: (Jan/07/2009) As Himself 

The Andrew Marr Show (2005) 
  02 November 2008 04x10: (Nov/02/2008) As Himself 
  16 September, 2007 03x02: (Sep/16/2007) As Himself 

Richard & Judy (2001) 
  Series 10, Show 6 10x06: (Jun/23/2008) As Himself 

Parkinson (2004) (2004) 
  Annie Lennox, Michael Palin, Sir David Frost, Dame Diana Rigg 07x01: (Sep/15/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Julie Andrews, Michael Palin, Ant & Dec, Tom Jones, Jools Holland 01x04: (Sep/25/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Jennifer Connelly, Nigel Harman, Michael Palin, Moby 08x14: (Jun/24/2005) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Cedric the Entertainer, Michael Palin, Better Than Ezra 12x131: (Jun/07/2005) As Himself 
  Colin Farrell, Michael Palin, Anthony Swofford 10x100: (Apr/02/2003) As Himself 
  Michael Palin, Tommy Lasorda, Cyndi Lauper 05x03: (Sep/11/1997) As Himself 

Parkinson (1998) (1998) 
  Emma Thompson, Michael Palin, Rod Stewart, Luciano Pavarotti 10x07: (Nov/01/2003) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michael Palin, Norah Jones, Kate Adie, Ricky Gervais 08x02: (Sep/28/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Stephen Tomkinson, Elton John, Michael Palin 01x02: (Jan/16/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Clive Anderson All Talk (1996) 
  Series 4, Show 6 04x06: (Oct/07/1999) As Himself 

Fantasy Football League (1994) 
  Fantasy World Cup Live: Episode 11 05x11: (Jun/28/1998) As Himself 

Fantasy World Cup (1998) 
  Episode 11 01x11: (Jun/28/1998) As Himself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Michael Palin 02x116: (Sep/10/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Frank Skinner Show (1995) 
  Michael Palin 02x05: (Jan/30/1997) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Kevin Spacey/Beck 22x10: (Jan/11/1997) As Various, [Uncredited]
  Michael Palin, Mary Palin/The Motels 09x10: (Jan/21/1984) As Himself (Co-Host) 
  Michael Keaton/The New Joe Jackson Band 08x05: (Oct/30/1982) As Various 
  Paul Simon/James Taylor 05x14: (Mar/15/1980) As Himself, [Uncredited]

Home and Away (AU) (1988) 
  Episode 1917 09x82: (May/07/1996) As Random Surfer 

Great Railway Journeys of the World (1980) 
  Derry to Kerry 02x04: (Feb/03/1994) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Going Live (1987) 
  Series 6, Show 9 06x09: (Nov/21/1992) As Himself 

Omnibus (1967) 
  Life Of Python 24x13: (Oct/05/1990) As Himself 

Daytime Live (1987) 
  Series 3, Episode 11 03x11: (Oct/31/1989) As Himself 

Pebble Mill At One (1972) 
  October 11, 1985 15x20: (Oct/11/1985) As Himself 

A Series Of Bird's (1967) 
  Lucid Intervals 01x08: (Nov/21/1967) As .. 
  Urban Renewal 01x07: (Nov/14/1967) As .. 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Ripping Yarns (1976)• Written By

Episode Crew

Ripping Yarns (1976) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
Murder at Moorstones Manor 01x04 Oct/11/1977 As: Writer
Escape From Stalag Luft 112 B 01x03 Oct/04/1977 As: Writer
The Testing of Eric Olthwaite 01x02 Sep/27/1977 As: Writer
Tomkinson's Schooldays 01x01 Jan/07/1976 As: Writer
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) (Credited in 45 episodes from this show) 
Show all 45 episode crew credits
Party Political Broadcast 04x06 Dec/05/1974 As: Writer
Mr. Neutron 04x05 Nov/28/1974 As: Writer
Hamlet 04x04 Nov/21/1974 As: Writer
The Light Entertainment War 04x03 Nov/14/1974 As: Writer
Michael Ellis 04x02 Nov/07/1974 As: Writer
Black And Blue (1973) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Secrets 01x01 Aug/14/1973 As: Writer
Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967) (Credited in 29 episodes from this show) 
Show all 29 episode crew credits
Thames Show 13 02x13 May/14/1969 As: Writer
Thames Show 12 02x12 May/07/1969 As: Writer
Thames Show 11 02x11 Apr/30/1969 As: Writer
Thames Show 10 02x10 Apr/23/1969 As: Writer
Thames Show 9 02x09 Apr/16/1969 As: Writer

Michael has/had two pet cats named Betty and Albert.

Michael and his family now live in London, south of Hampstead Heath.

Michael studied history at Oxford University.

Michael attended Shrewsbury and Brasenose College.

Michael and his wife have three children. Two sons named Thomas and William both born in 1971, and a daughter named Rachel born in 1975.

Michael has been married to his childhood sweetheart, Helen Gibbins, since 1966. He was 16 yrs. old when they met.

Michael has one sibling, a sister named Angela born in 1934.

Michael is best known for being apart of the widely known Britcom favourite - Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Whilst filming Full Circle with Michael Palin (1997), Michael helped to hatch a baby crocodile and asked the crew to get a shot of himself with a crocodile in his hand.

The Virgin Super Voyager train number 221 130 is named after Michael.

More Trivia
Michael Palin Quotes

No quotes added for this person