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Eric Idle

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Eric Idle Biography

Eric Idle is best known as Actor, comedian, singer-songwriter, writer who has an estimated Net Worth of $60 Million. Member of the groundbreaking Monty Python comedy troupe who wrote the hit Broadway musical Spamalot. He first became known to American audiences in 1978 when NBC aired a mockumentary film, All You Need Is Cash, a parody of The Beatles movies, which he wrote and starred in. He was born on March 29,1943, England. He helped close the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Olympic Stadium in London on 12 August, by performing the song Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, which was first featured in the 1979 Monty Python film Life of Brian. While studying English at Pembroke College at Cambridge he became the first president of the Cambridge University Footlights Club to allow membership to women. He later starred in the children's television comedy series Do Not Adjust Your Set co-starring his future Python fellows Terry Jones and Michael Palin. In 2002 he played against Martha Stewart and Charles Barkley on a celebrity edition of “Jeopardy!” and won. He had a son, Carey, in 1973 with his wife Lyn Ashley, who he married in 1969 and divorced in 1975. He has another child, Lily, with his second wife Tania, who he married in 1981. His zodiac sign is Aries

Eric Idle Bio, Wiki

First NameEric
Last NameIdle
Age77 years
Birthday29th March, 1943
BirthplaceSouth Shields, England
Height5' 11″ (180 cm)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown – Light
Zodiac SignAries
ReligionAnglican / Episcopalian
Occupation TextActor, comedian, singer-songwriter, writer
Claim to FameMonty Python
Year(s) Active1967–present
Official Websites,

Eric Idle Dating, Wife, Girlfriends and Relationships

  • Tania Kosevich and Eric Idle have been married for 39 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1980 and were married in 1981.
  • Lyn Ashley and Eric Idle were married for 8 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in 1968 and married on 7th Jul 1969. 8 years later they divorced in 1978.
  • Anna Wintour and Eric Idle had a relationship.

Eric Idle Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CareyMale197347 years oldLyn Ashley
LilyFemale199030 years oldTania Kosevich

Eric Idle Filmography

The Entire Universe2016PresenterTV Movie
Absolutely Anything2015Salubrious Gat (voice)Movie
Monty Python Live (Mostly)2014First Yorkshireman, Noël Coward, Spanish GuitaristMovie
Why? Factor2012Movie
Wolf Sheep2010Movie
Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy2010Baritonish, Bob Dylan, Stan aka LorettaMovie
Delgo2008Spig (voice)Movie
Shrek the Third2007Merlin (voice)Movie
Ella Enchanted2004NarratorMovie
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!2004ScrappertonTV Show
Hollywood Homicide2003CelebrityMovie
Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure2003English VictimTV Movie
Pinocchio2002Medoro (English version, voice)Movie
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch2002Dirk McQuickly, Lady Beth Mouse-Peddler, NarratorTV Movie
The Scream Team2002Coffin EdTV Movie
House of Mouse2001Pluto AngelTV Show
102 Dalmatians2000Waddlesworth (voice)Movie
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000GuzelianTV Show
Brightness2000Mr. BixShort Film
Dudley Do-Right1999ProspectorMovie
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut1999Dr. Vosknocker (voice)Movie
Pirates: 3D Show1999PierreShort Film
Mickey Mouse Works1999Pluto AngelTV Show
Journey Into Imagination: With Figment1999Dr. Nigel ChanningShort Film
Quest for Camelot1998Devon (voice)Movie
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie1998Slyly the Fox (voice)Movie
Hercules1998Mr. Parentheses, Parenthesis, School MasterTV Show
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn1997Alan SmitheeMovie
Recess1997GalileoTV Show
The Angry Beavers1997SpanqueTV Show
The Wind in the Willows1996RatMovie
Suddenly Susan1996Ian Maxtone-GrahamTV Show
MADtv1995ZookeeperTV Show
Pinky and the Brain1995Pinky's Dad, Pinky's MomTV Show
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience1994Dr. Nigel Channing (uncredited)Short Film
Splitting Heirs1993Tommy Butterfly Rainbow Peace PatelMovie
Frasier1993ChuckTV Show
Missing Pieces1992WendelMovie
Mom and Dad Save the World1992King RaffMovie
Nuns on the Run1990Brian Hope, Flight Attendant #1 (as Eric Idle, Brian Hope)Movie
Too Much Sun1990SonnyMovie
One Foot in the Grave1990Mervyn Whale, The voice ofTV Show
How to Get Ahead in Advertising1989Male Love Bird (voice, uncredited)Movie
Around the World in 80 Days1989Jean PassepartoutTV Show
Nearly Departed1989Grant Pritchard, Millie PritchardTV Show
The Simpsons1989Declan DesmondTV Show
Um Passo, Outro Passo e Depois…1989Actor on TV (uncredited)Movie
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen1988Berthold, DesmondMovie
The Mikado1987Ko-KoTV Movie
The Transformers: The Movie1986Wreck-Gar (voice)Movie
National Lampoon's European Vacation1985The Bike RiderMovie
The Meaning of Life1983'Meaning of Life' Singer, Fish #3, GuntherMovie
Yellowbeard1983Commander ClementMovie
The Crimson Permanent Assurance1983Gunther (uncredited)Short Film
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl1982Brewer, First Bruce, MichelangeloMovie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982Narrator, Robert Browning, The Pied Piper of HamelinTV Show
Life of Brian1979Harry the Haggler, Mr. Cheeky, Stan aka LorettaMovie
All You Need Is Cash1978Dirk McQuickly, S.J. Krammerhead, The NarratorTV Movie
Laverne & Shirley1976Derek DeWoodsTV Show
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975Dead Collector, Peasant 1, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir LauncelotMovie
Rutland Weekend Television1975Dirk McQuickly – Rutles Guitarist, RWT programme controller, VariousTV Show
Saturday Night Live1975Terry HalseyTV Show
And Now for Something Completely Different1971Arthur Nudge, Marriage Counselor, ProsecutorMovie
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus1971Host, Norbert Schulze, SpectatorTV Show
Monty Python's Flying Circus1969Clerk, Professor, VariousTV Show
We Have Ways of Making You Laugh1968VariousTV Show
At Last the 1948 Show1967Beethoven patient, End of row opera patron, waiterTV Show
Do Not Adjust Your Set1967Various, Various CharactersTV Show
No, That's Me Over Here!1967TV announcerTV Show
Alice in Wonderland1966Young Man (uncredited)TV Movie
A Christmas Night with the Stars1958Various – Monty Python's Flying Circus segmentTV Show

Eric Idle Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth 2020$60 Million
Income SourcePrimary Income source Comedian (profession).

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