Michael Palin

1943 - Today

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Sir Michael Edward Palin (; born 5 May 1943) is an English actor, comedian, writer and television presenter. He was a member of the comedy group Monty Python. Since 1980 he has made a number of travel documentaries.Palin wrote most of his comedic material with fellow Python member Terry Jones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Palin has received more than 4,024,191 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Michael Palin is the 823rd most popular actor (down from 765th in 2019), the 1,014th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,012th in 2019) and the 127th most popular British Actor.

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  • 4.0M

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  • 68.43

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  • 54

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  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael Palin ranks 823 out of 10,030Before him are Jean-Claude Brialy, Olga Knipper, Kenny Baker, Janet Gaynor, Ryan Gosling, and Kristin Scott Thomas. After him are Ajay Devgn, Hugh Griffith, Margaret Rutherford, Simon Baker, Sônia Braga, and Michelle Rodriguez.

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Among people born in 1943, Michael Palin ranks 90Before him are Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Jacques Attali, Arthur B. McDonald, Chantal Mouffe, Max Wright, and Reinaldo Arenas. After him are Finn E. Kydland, Masafumi Hara, Jacques Laffite, Eric Idle, Hervé Villechaize, and Luis Carlos Galán.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Palin ranks 1,014 out of 6,924Before him are Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868), James Meade (1907), Kenny Baker (1934), Alexander Mackenzie (1764), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), and John William Polidori (1795). After him are Hugh Griffith (1912), Margaret Rutherford (1892), Mike Hailwood (1940), Margaret Burbidge (1919), William Bligh (1754), and Dave Gahan (1962).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Michael Palin ranks 127Before him are Kim Cattrall (1956), Dirk Bogarde (1921), Jeremy Brett (1933), Ben Cross (1947), Kenny Baker (1934), and Kristin Scott Thomas (1960). After him are Hugh Griffith (1912), Margaret Rutherford (1892), Clive Owen (1964), Roddy McDowall (1928), Stewart Granger (1913), and Eric Idle (1943).

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