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                                                Michael Palin Facts

Michael Palin is a household name around the world. He is generally described as ‘Britain’s nicest man’. He was born on May 5, 1943, in Broom Hill, Sheffield. Palin is a man of multiple trades: – actor, comedian, presenter, writer and political campaigner. He also traveled from the North Pole to the South Pole for a travel program called Pole to Pole in 1992. Michael Paling formed a comedy writing team when he was attending the University of Oxford, Brasenose College with Terry Jones. He was also hired to write for a BBC sketch comedy show called the Frost Report along with Terry Jones.

Fast Facts: –

  • Michael Palin was QIproducer John Lloyd’s first choice to front the BBC panel show.
  • He is best known for being one of the six members of iconic comedy group Monty Python.
  • He married Helen Gibbins on April 16, 1966, and they had total three children together, two sons and one daughter.
  • In 2000, he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his services to TV drama and travel documentaries.
  • Michael Palin is a graduate of Oxford University in History.
  • His father suffered a severe stammer all his life. It inspired his stammering character in a film he did in 1988.
  • He also advocates The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children in Islington. This center was opened in 1993.
  • Palin Received BAFTA Film Awards in 1989 for Best Actor in a supporting role in ‘A Fish called Wanda’.
 

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