Graham Chapman Net Worth

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Graham Chapman was born on January 8, 1941 in Leicester, England while a Germain air raid was in progress. Graham's father was a chief police inspector and probably inspired the constables Graham often portrayed later in comedy sketches. Graham studied medicine in college and earned an M.D., but he practiced medicine for only a few years. At ...
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Full NameGraham Chapman
Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1941, Stoneygate, United Kingdom
DiedOctober 4, 1989, Maidstone, United Kingdom
Place Of BirthLeicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Height6' 3¾" (1.93 m)
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Soundtrack
EducationKing Edward VII School, Melton Mowbray, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge
ChildrenJohn Tomiczek
ParentsWalter Chapman, Edith Chapman
SiblingsJohn Chapman
PartnerDavid Sherlock
Music GroupsMonty Python
NominationsHugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
MoviesMonty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Life of Brian, A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, And Now for Something Completely Different, Yellowbeard, Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl, How to Irritate People, The...
TV ShowsMonty Python Live (Mostly), Monty Python's Personal Best, Parrot Sketch Not Included – 20 Years of Monty Python, Monty Python's Flying Circus, No – That's Me Over Here!, At Last the 1948 Show, Did You See...?, The Big Show
Star SignCapricorn
1Towering height
2Walking onto the screen and talking directly to the audience to let them know that a sketch has gotten too absurd and will now end
3His pipe
4Often cast as comical authority figures (most notably the Colonel)
1[Chapman and the other members of the Monty Python group traveled to visit the site of Dachau concentration camp in Germany, but were told by staff that they were too late and the museum was about to close] Tell them we're Jewish.
2John Howard Davies was not a very human person ... if you made a mistake of any kind, any sort of pause in speech, he would treat you rather as if he was a schoolmaster.
3I hope I will have achieved something lasting.
4We don't deliberately set out to offend. Unless we feel it's justified. And in the case of certain well-known religions, it was justified.
1Despite only practicing Medicine professionally for a few years, he maintained his Medical license and often treated the cast and crew of productions for various injuries and minor ailments.
2According to John Cleese, his writing partner before and during Monty Python, Cleese himself did most of the actual writing while Chapman sat back quietly smoking his pipe not saying anything for long periods of time before throwing out an idea that often changed the course of the script for the better. Case in point, Cleese's original idea for the dead parrot sketch was that of a man trying to return a broken toaster before Chapman suggested that it be changed to the man bringing back a dead parrot on the grounds that it was funnier.
3Was asked to play the cameo role of Asylum director Dr.Armstrong in Lifeforce(1985).
4His last appearance on film in Iron Maiden's promo for "Can I Play With Madness" was directed by Python Editor, Julian Doyle.
5He and his longtime partner, TV writer David Sherlock, were among the co-writers of the British sitcom Doctor in Charge (1972). After Chapman's death, Sherlock contributed to The Pythons book. David was also the inspiration for many Monty Python sketches, including "Anne Elk" and was the originator of the Python sketch "Death of Mary Queen of Scots". David was one of several co-authors on "A Liar's Autobiography," the official Chapman memoir, and co-writer of the movie Yellowbeard (1983) in which Chapman played the title role.
6Member of Monty Python along with John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam.
7Is the only member of Monty Python's Flying Circus who never worked in one of Terry Gilliam's non-Python projects.
8Struggled with alcoholism, especially during the filming of Monty Python & The Holy Grail (1975). According to Terry Gilliam, Chapman constantly forgot his lines and was so drunk during filming that he couldn't make it across the Bridge of Death, so the assistant cameraman had to double for him. Additionally, Chapman was genuinely struggling with the rock climbing scene because of his alcohol struggle, which surprised the other Pythons since they had known him to be an excellent climber and wondered if his suit was interfering with his climbing.
9Qualified at St. Bartholomew's hospital as a medical doctor.
10Before joining the Cambridge Footlight Dramatic Society, while studying medicine at Emmanuel College, he founded his own cabaret show. When he was invited to join the Society, he did the same year that John Cleese joined.
11His parents were Walter and Edith.
12The last time he appeared on film, was in the Iron Maiden music video, "Can I Play With Madness", filmed in England April 1988.
13Was the second tallest member of the Monty Python troupe, being an inch taller than Eric Idle and just over two inches shorter than John Cleese.
14Was going to play the part of the reporter in the Red Dwarf (1988) episode "Timeslides", but died before filming could begin. The part instead went to Ruby Wax, the wife of one of the show's directors Ed Bye.
15Co-author (with Barry Cryer) of the play "O Happy Day," which was discovered among his manuscripts and produced nearly eleven years after Chapman's death. "O Happy Day" had its world premiere on September 22, 2000, at Dad's Garage Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. A portion of Chapman's ashes were in attendance for the premiere.
16Died of cancer on 4th October 1989, just one day before the 20th anniversary of Monty Python. Terry Jones called it "The worst case of party-pooping I've ever seen.".
17Born at 8:30am-BST
18Longtime (24 years) companion of David Sherlock. Together, the two raised a son, John Tomiczak.
19While at Cambridge University, was a member of the prestigious Cambridge University Footlights Club. He went to the USA with the Cambridge University Footlights Club revue in 1964 - appearing on stage in Broadway, and on the "Ed Sullivan Show".
20Co-wrote several episodes of Doctor in the House (1969) and its sequels with John Cleese.
21Studied Medicine at Cambridge University.
22Member of the comedy group "Monty Python".


Monty Python Live (Mostly)2014
A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman2012book "A Liar's Autobiography: Volume VI"
Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job2005Video
Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python2002
Comedy Masterclass2001Video documentary skit "Four Yorkshiremen"
We Know Where You Live2001TV Movie skit "Four Yorkshiremen"
Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python1999TV Movie documentary
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail1996Video Game screenplay "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python1989TV Special sketches
Jake's Journey1988TV Movie
Comic Relief1986/IITV Special documentary skit "Merchant Banker"
Bombardemagnus1985TV Mini-Series screenplay - 4 episodes
Yellowbeard1983written by
The Meaning of Life1983written by
Opinions1982TV Series
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl1982Documentary written by
Life of Brian1979written by
The Odd Job1978screenplay
Doctor on the Go1977TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pleasure at Her Majesty's1976TV Movie documentary writer
Out of the Trees1976TV Movie
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975written by
Monty Python's Flying CircusTV Series written by - 43 episodes, 1969 - 1974 creator - 1 episode, 1973 additional material - 1 episode, 1969 conceived and written by - 1 episode, 1969
The Prince of Denmark1974TV Series
Marty Back Together Again1974TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Two Ronnies1973-1974TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Doctor in Charge1972-1973TV Series written by - 14 episodes
Now Look Here1971-1973TV Series writer - 14 episodes
Rentadick1972as Jim Viles
Comedy Playhouse1972TV Series writer - 1 episode
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus1972TV Series written by
The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins1971screenplay - segments "Gluttony", "Wrath"
And Now for Something Completely Different1971screen foreplay & conception
Doctor at LargeTV Series by - 5 episodes, 1971 written by - 3 episodes, 1971 with - 1 episode, 1971
The Ronnie Barker Yearbook1971TV Movie
No, That's Me Over Here!1967-1970TV Series writer - 18 episodes
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer1970screenplay
A Christmas Night with the Stars1969TV Series 1 episode
The Magic Christian1969additional material
Doctor in the House1969TV Series written by - 4 episodes
MartyTV Series additional material - 4 episodes, 1968 written by - 1 episode, 1969
David Frost Presents1969TV Series written by - 1 episode
Broaden Your Mind1968TV Series additional material - 2 episodes
BBC Show of the Week1968TV Series writer - 1 episode
At Last the 1948 Show1967TV Series writer - 13 episodes
The Frost Report1966TV Series
The Illustrated Weekly Hudd1965TV Series
That Was the Week That Was1962TV Series


Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus1972TV SeriesWoman with Umbrella / First Frenchman / Famous Berlin Specialist / ...
And Now for Something Completely Different1971Brother / Policeman / Defence attorney / ...
Euroshow 711971TV MovieVarious (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
The Statue1971News reader
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer1970Fromage
Doctor in Trouble1970Roddy
A Christmas Night with the Stars1969TV SeriesVarious - Monty Python's Flying Circus segment
The Magic Christian1969Oxford Crew (uncredited)
David Frost Presents1969TV SeriesPepperpot / Restaurant Customer / Mr.Harris / ...
Broaden Your Mind1968TV SeriesVarious Characters
No, That's Me Over Here!1967TV SeriesMan on train
At Last the 1948 Show1967TV SeriesVarious Characters / Sidney Lotterby from Bristol / Reverend / ...
Tommy Oliver and the Fighting Spirit2015ShortKing Arthur
A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman2012Graham Chapman / Narrator (voice)
Why? Factor2012Short voice
Stage Fright1989Smart Alec (uncredited)
Jake's Journey1988TV MovieSir George / Queen / Taxi driver
Still Crazy Like a Fox1987TV MovieDetective Inspector Palmer
The Crimson Permanent Assurance1983ShortClerk (uncredited)
The Meaning of Life1983Chairman / Fish #1 / Doctor / ...
Saturday Night Live1976-1982TV SeriesThe Colonel Himself Colonel
Life of Brian1979Wise Man #2 Brian Cohen Biggus Dickus
The Odd Job1978Arthur Harris
Out of the Trees1976TV Movie
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975King Arthur Voice of God Middle Head ...
Monty Python's Flying Circus1969-1974TV SeriesVarious / Policeman / Doctor / ...


A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman2012performer: "Sit on My Face", "Medical Love Song" / writer: "Medical Love Song"
Mystery Science Theater 30001996TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Meaning of Life1983lyrics: "Oh Lord Please Don't Burn Us" / performer: "Every Sperm Is Sacred", "Christmas in Heaven"
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975lyrics: "Camelot Song Knights of the Round Table"
Monty Python's Flying Circus1969-1972TV Series performer - 5 episodes


Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl1982Documentary stage director - as Monty Python
Shock Treatment1981advisor - uncredited
No Sex Please: We're British1973script doctor - uncredited
And Now for Something Completely Different1971presenter - as Monty Python


Love Potion1987executive producer
The Odd Job1978producer

Assistant Director

The Singularity2011Short assistant director


Tommy Oliver and the Fighting Spirit2015Short inspiration
Monty Python Live (Mostly)2014dedicatee
Edición Especial ColeccionistaTV Series in memory of - 1 episode, 2014 dedicatee - 1 episode, 2010
The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen2008Video documentary acknowledgment: "A Liar's Autobiography" by


Anatomy of a Liar2012DocumentaryHimself
Iron Maiden: Visions of the Beast2003Video documentaryMadman - in video 'Can I Play With Madness' (uncredited)
The Movie Life of George1989TV Movie documentaryHimself
Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python1989TV SpecialHimself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation1988TV Special documentaryHimself
The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross1987TV SeriesHimself
The Dangerous Film Club1987TV SeriesHimself - Host
Wogan1987TV Series
Omnibus1976-1986TV Series documentary
The Secret Policeman's Private Parts1984DocumentaryHimself
Opinions1984TV SeriesHimself
Group Madness1983DocumentaryHimself
The Meaning of Monty Python's Meaning of Life1983TV Short documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982TV SeriesHimself
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball1982DocumentaryHimself / Various Roles
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1982TV SeriesHimself
Did You See..?1980TV Series documentaryHimself
Parkinson1980TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Big Show1980TV SeriesHimself (1980)
The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 19791979TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Hollywood Squares1979TV SeriesGuest Appearance
La nuit des Césars1978TV Series documentaryHimself
Pleasure at Her Majesty's1976TV Movie documentaryVarious
Film Night1974TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Monty Python & the Holy Grail Location Report1974TV Short documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Midnight Special1973-1974TV SeriesHimself
Cilla1969TV SeriesVarious Characters
Dee Time1967TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Monty Python: The Meaning of Live2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Monty Python Live (Mostly)2014The Colonel Professor R.J. Canning Batley Townswoman ...
Edición Especial Coleccionista2010-2014TV SeriesKing Arthur Middle Head Hiccoughing Guard ...
Imagine2014TV Series documentaryHimself
My Favourite Joke2011TV SeriesBrian Cohen
Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut2009TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Movie Connections2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Comedy Connections2008TV Series documentaryGas Man
The Comedy Map of Britain2008TV Series documentaryKing Arthur
50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases2008TV Movie documentaryVarious (uncredited)
Hitler: The Comedy Years2007TV Movie documentaryJoachim von Ribbentrop (uncredited)
Room 1012007TV SeriesPilot
The Secret Life of Brian2007TV Movie documentaryHimself / Brian (uncredited)
What the Pythons Did Next...2007TV Movie documentaryVarious Characters (uncredited)
Monty Python's Personal Best2006TV SeriesVarious Characters
Arena2005TV Series documentaryBus Conductor
Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job2005VideoHimself
I'm Free! Inside the Comedy Closet2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Meaning of Making 'The Meaning of Life'2003Video documentaryHimself
Sendung ohne Namen2002TV Series documentary
Timeshift2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Monty Python
George Harrison - Der sanfte Beatle2001TV Short documentaryHimself
The Sketch Show Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself / Various Characters
From Spam to Sperm2000TV MovieHimself
The Directors2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Pythonland1999TV MovieHimself
Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
John Cleese & Anders Lund Madsen1999TV Short documentaryHimself
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen1998TV SpecialHimself / Various Roles
The Meaning of Life1997Video GameVarious
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail1996Video GameKing Arthur God Middle Head
Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time1994Video GameVarious
Funny Business1992TV Series documentaryHimself
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHimself
Life of Python1990TV Special documentaryVarious Roles (uncredited)
To See Such Fun1977DocumentaryHimself
The Dean Martin Comedy World1974TV SeriesHimself

Nominated Awards

1976HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationMonty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

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