Michael Palin Overview

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Born: May 05, 1943

Born in Sheffield, England, Michael Edward Palin’s earliest memories of wanting to be onstage was at the age of eight or nine, when his mother took him to an end-of-the-pier show where there was a magician who asked for volunteers. Michael shouted “Yes!” and leapt up on stage, where he assisted the magician by handing him various props. Having watched the magician’s assistant do it with flourish, he copied that and put all that he could into his part of the act. It had a profound effect on him,... See All


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