Eric Idle

Eric Idle


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 29-03-1943
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: South Shields, County Durham, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

  • Popularity: 3.18
  • Homepage: N/A


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer, and comedic composer who wrote and performed as a member of the popular British comedy group Monty Python. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eric Idle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
1993 Splitting Heirs as Tommy Butterfly Rainbow Peace Patel
1990 Nuns on the Run as Brian Hope
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch as Narrator / Dirk McQuickly / Lady Beth Mouse-Peddler
1987 The Mikado as Ko-Ko
1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash as Dirk McQuickly
2010 Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) as Baritonish / Stan / Loretta / Bob Dylan / Ben
1992 Missing Pieces as Wendel
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue as Evil Martin (voice)
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen as Desmond / Berthold
2012 What About Dick? as The Piano
2016 The Entire Universe as Self - Presenter
1985 The Pied Piper of Hamelin as The Pied Piper / Robert Browning
2006 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Eric Idle's Personal Best
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail as Dead Collector / Peasant 1 / Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Launcelot / First Swamp Castle Guard / Concorde / Roger the Shrubber / Brother Maynard
1983 Yellowbeard as Commander Clement
1971 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus as Various Roles
1996 The Wind in the Willows as Rat
2008 The Seventh Python as Himself
1994 Honey, I Shrunk the Audience as Dr. Nigel Channing
2013 The Meaning of Monty Python as Himself
1999 Pirates: 3D Show as Pierre
1979 Life of Brian as Mr. Cheeky / Stan 'Loretta' / Harry the Haggler / Culprit Woman / Warris / Intensely Dull Youth / Jailer's Assistant / Otto / Lead Singer Crucifee
1983 The Meaning of Life as Diverse Rollen
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl as Various Roles
1999 Dudley Do-Right as Prospector
2005 The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset
2007 The Secret Life of Brian as Himself
2012 London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music as Himself
2002 The Scream Team as Coffin Ed
2014 Monty Python: Live (Mostly) as Self, others
1971 And Now for Something Completely Different as Prosecutor / Marriage Counselor / Arthur Nudge / Self-defence student #4 (interested in pointed sticks) / 'Hell's Grannies' analyst / Arthur Wilson / Arthur Wilson Two / Nightclub Emcee / Linkman / First General / Restaurant Manager / Lingerie Shop Owner / Accountant #1 (falling past the window) / Fairy Godmother / Rita Fairbanks / Simon Zinc Trumpet Harris / Mountie / Lady With Cookbook
1998 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn as Alan Smithee
1999 The Monty Python Story as Himself
1999 Monty Python: Spam to Sperm as Himself
1999 Monty Python: 30th Anniversary Sketches as Himself
2001 Monty Python and the Holy Grail in LEGO
2000 Before the Flying Circus as Himself
2003 David Bowie - Sound and Vision as Himself
1987 The English National Opera Rehearse The Mikado as Himself
1971 The Great Birds Eye Peas Relaunch 1971
1998 Monty Python: Live at Aspen as Self
1995 Casper as Paul 'Dibbs' Plutzker
2006 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Graham Chapman's Personal Best as Various
1979 The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 as Himself
2014 The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles as Himself
1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation as The Bike Rider
2014 Monty Python: The Meaning of Live as Self
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 1
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 2
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 3
2000 The Life of Python
2008 The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen as Himself
1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever
2001 Brightness as Mr. Bix
1992 Mom and Dad Save the World as King Raff
1989 Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python as Himself
1971 Euroshow '71: May Day Special as Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
2008 Monty Python Conquers America as Himself
2014 Monty Python: And Now for Something Rather Similar as Himself
2019 Python at 50: Silly Talks and Holy Grails
2000 102 Dalmatians as Waddlesworth (voice)
1978 Yellow Submarine Sandwich as Dirk McQuickly (dialogue)
2003 Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure as English Victim
1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie as Slyly (voice)
2002 Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe
2007 Shrek the Third as Merlin (voice)
2008 Delgo as Spig (voice)
1990 Too Much Sun as Sonny
2012 Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO as Himself
2018 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind as Self
2004 The Nutcracker and The Mouseking as Drosselmeier (voice)
1986 The Transformers: The Movie as Wreck-Gar (voice)
2017 Terry Pratchett: Back in Black as Himself
2019 An Accidental Studio as Himself (archive footage)
1982 The Tale of the Frog Prince as Narrator
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself
1970 The Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden Treasure as Self
1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero as Parenthesis
1998 Quest for Camelot as Devon (voice)
1983 Group Madness as Self
2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live as Self
1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut as Dr. Vosknocker (voice)
2004 Ella Enchanted as Narrator
2008 We Are Most Amused as Himself
2011 George Harrison: Living in the Material World as Self
2015 Absolutely Anything as Salubrious Gat (voice)
2003 Hollywood Homicide as Celebrity
2021 Monty Python's Best Bits Celebrated as Uncredited (Archive footage)
1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising as Male Love Bird (voice) (uncredited)
1966 Alice in Wonderland as Young Man (uncredited)
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
1983 The Crimson Permanent Assurance as Gunther (uncredited)
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch
1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
2012 What About Dick?
2014 Monty Python: Live (Mostly)
1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever
1982 The Tale of the Frog Prince
1993 Splitting Heirs
1970 Spamalot
2014 The Boxtrolls
1979 Life of Brian
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail
1983 The Meaning of Life
1993 Splitting Heirs
1971 And Now for Something Completely Different
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl
2010 Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy)
1989 Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python
2012 What About Dick?
2012 What About Dick?
2014 Monty Python: Live (Mostly)
1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
1982 The Tale of the Frog Prince
1970 Spamalot
1971 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus
2016 The Entire Universe
1971 The Great Birds Eye Peas Relaunch 1971
1999 Pirates: 3D Show
2007 Spamalot
Photo Name Department
2006 The One Show (2 episode)
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set (29 episode)
2001 Disney's House of Mouse (1 episode)
1975 Rutland Weekend Television (14 episode)
1996 Clive Anderson All Talk (1 episode)
2009 Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) (6 episode) as Himself
1967 At Last the 1948 Show (13 episode)
2004 The Tony Danza Show (1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode)
1996 Suddenly Susan (22 episode) as Ian Maxtone-Graham
1989 The Simpsons (3 episode)
2006 Monty Python's Personal Best (6 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (3 episode)
1976 Laverne & Shirley (1 episode)
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Chuck (voice)
1995 MADtv (1 episode)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
2007 Movie Connections (1 episode)
1989 Around the World in 80 Days (3 episode) as Jean Passepartout
1970 We Have Ways Of Making You Laugh (12 episode)
1989 Nearly Departed (6 episode)
1991 Pebble Mill (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (4 episode)
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus (45 episode) as Various
1990 One Foot in the Grave (1 episode)
2007 The Graham Norton Show (2 episode) as Himself
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as The Pied Piper / Robert Browning
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Self / Various
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher (3 episode) as Self
2014 Off Camera with Sam Jones (1 episode) as Himself
2012 Inside Comedy (1 episode) as Self
2005 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (1 episode) as Self
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus (46 episode) Writing as (Writer)
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set (1 episode) Writing as (Writer)
1971 The Two Ronnies (10 episode) Writing as (Writer)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) Writing as (Writer)
1975 Rutland Weekend Television (14 episode) Writing as (Writer)
2006 Monty Python's Personal Best ( episode) Creator as (Creator)
1970 Monty Python: Live at Aspen ( episode) Creator as (Creator)
1970 No – That's Me Over Here! ( episode) Creator as (Creator)
1975 Rutland Weekend Television ( episode) Creator as (Creator)

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