John Cleese Awards



  • John Cleese
    • Famous as : Actor, comedian
    • Birth Name : John Marwood Cleese
    • Birth Date : October 27, 1939
    • Birth Place : Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, UK
    • Spouse : Connie Booth (writer/actress, 20-Feb-68 - 01-Aug-78), Barbara Trentham (actress, 15-Feb-81 - 10-Oct-90), Alyce Faye Eichelberger (psychotherapist, since 28-Dec-92)
    • Claim to Fame : As Archie Leach in "A Fish Called Wanda" (1988)

John Cleese Awards

  • Academy Awards, USA

    • 1989
    • Got nomination for Oscar 
    • Best Writing, Original Screenplay
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
  • Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

    • 1991
    • Won Tv Prize 
    • Best Foreign TV Personality - Male
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
  • BAFTA Awards

    • 1989
    • Won BAFTA Film Awards 
    • Best Actor
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
    • 1989
    • Got nomination for BAFTA Film Awards 
    • Best screenplay-Original
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
    • 1980
    • Won BAFTA TV Award 
    • Best Light Entertainment Performance
    • for Fawlty Towers (1975) (TV)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
    • 1976
    • Got nomination for BAFTA TV Award 
    • Best Light Entertainment Performance
    • for Fawlty Towers (1975) (TV)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
    • 1971
    • Got nomination for BAFTA TV Award 
    • Best Light Entertainment Performance
    • for Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) (TV)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
    • 1970
    • Got nomination for BAFTA TV Award 
    • Best Light Entertainment Performance
    • for Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) (TV)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
  • Banff Television Festival

    • 2002
    • Won Sir Peter Ustinov Award 
    • Best Light Entertainment Performance
    • for Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) (TV)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
  • David di Donatello Awards

    • 1989
    • Won David 
    • Best Screenplay - Foreign Film (Autore della Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniero)
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Charles Crichton (story)
  • DVD Exclusive Awards

    • 2001
    • Got nomination for Video Premiere Award 
    • Best Audio Commentary
    • for Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
    • shared with Eric Idle Michael Palin (Columbia TriStar)
  • Edgar Allan Poe Awards

    • 1989
    • Got nomination for Edgar 
    • Best Motion Picture
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Eric Idle Michael Palin (Columbia TriStar)
  • Emmy Awards

    • 2004
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
    • for Will & Grace (1998) (TV)
    • shared with Eric Idle Michael Palin (Columbia TriStar)
    • 2002
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Non-Fiction Special (Informational)
    • for The Human Face (2001) (TV)
    • shared with Michael J. Mosley (executive producer), Nicholas Rossiter (executive producer)
    • 1998
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
    • for 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) (TV)
    • shared with Michael J. Mosley (executive producer), Nicholas Rossiter (executive producer)
    • 1987
    • Won Emmy 
    • Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
    • for Cheers (1982)
    • shared with Michael J. Mosley (executive producer), Nicholas Rossiter (executive producer)
  • Evening Standard British Film Awards

    • 1987
    • Won Peter Sellers Award for Comedy 
    • Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
    • for Clockwise (1986) (TV)
    • shared with Michael J. Mosley (executive producer), Nicholas Rossiter (executive producer)
  • Golden Globes, USA

    • 1989
    • Got nomination for Golden Globe 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Michael J. Mosley (executive producer), Nicholas Rossiter (executive producer)
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

    • 2003
    • Got nomination for PFCS Award 
    • Best Acting Ensemble
    • for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
    • shared with Kenneth Branagh, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis
  • Visual Effects Society Awards

    • 2008
    • Got nomination for VES Award 
    • Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture
    • for Shrek the Third (2007)
    • shared with Guillaume Aretos, Tim Cheung, Sean Mahoney
  • Writers Guild of America, USA

    • 1989
    • Got nomination for WGA Award (Screen) 
    • Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
    • for A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    • shared with Charles Crichton


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