John Cleese is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python’s Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films. In the mid-1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred in A Fish Called Wanda. He has also appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films, two Harry Potter films, and the last three Shrek films.