Michael Palin Wikipedia open wikipedia design. This biographical article needs more citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Unsourced, or poorly sourced material, about living persons that could cause arguments, could be libelous or harmful, must be removed very quickly. Find sources: (Michael Palin – news, books, scholar) (May 2014) Sir Michael Palin Sir Michael Edward Palin KCMG CBE (born 5 May 1943) is an English actor, comedian, world traveller and author. Palin was born in Broomhill, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. He studied modern history at Brasenose College, Oxford. He became famous as a member of Monty Python in the 1970s. Afterwards he had his own television series, Ripping Yarns, and also appeared in many movies, such as A Fish Called Wanda. Over the last 20 years, he has become very well known as a television travel broadcaster ("Around The World in 80 Days", etc.). Other websites[change | change source] Michael Palin on IMDb Monty Python Main: Graham Chapman • John Cleese • Terry Gilliam • Eric Idle • Terry Jones • Michael PalinRegulars: Carol Cleveland • Neil Innes Films And Now for Something Completely Different • Monty Python and the Holy Grail • Monty Python's Life of Brian • Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life This short article about an actor or group of actors can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors (read/edit).Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.