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John Cleese to Write Memoir

October 8, 2012  |  1:45pm
John Cleese to Write Memoir

Monty Python co-founder John Cleese is perhaps the most iconic of England’s comedic treasures. In addition to his work with Monty Python, the 72-year-old Cleese has had an illustrious comedic career, and now he’s signed a deal with Random House imprint Crown Archetype to pen a memoir.

Crown Archetype calls the memoir “the inside story of how a shy child from Weston-super-Mare, who dabbled briefly with teaching and law, went on to become one of the most feted writers and performers of the past fifty years.”

“It’s the perfect moment to look back on my life in anticipation of the next fifty years,” Cleese said.

Take a look at Cleese in one of his most famous sketches, “The Ministry of Silly Walks,” below.

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