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John Cleese is one of the towering figures of British comedy, both physically and metaphorically, the respect he earned from Monty Python and for creating Fawlty Towers undimmed by the less consistent work of his later career.Cleese was born in Weston-Super-Mare, His father, Reg, an insurance salesman had originally been called Cheese, but changed his surname when he joined the army to avoid being taunted. Peter's Preparatory School; Clifton College, Bristol, and Downing College, Cambridge, where he read law and, crucially, joined the Cambridge Footlights, where he met Graham Chapman, with whom he started writing.By the time the second series appeared, the couple’s marriage had failed, but they still managed to write together. Their daughter Camilla was born in 1984, but they divorced in 1990.
Future Monty Python members Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin were also on the illustrious writing team.From 1970 to 1973 Cleese served as rector of the University of St Andrews, a role he took surprisingly seriously.