How old was John Cleese in the movie Life of Brian?

John Cleese was 38 in Life of Brian when he played the character 'Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur'.

That was over 45 years ago in 1979.

Today he is 84, and has starred in 161 movies in total, 134 of those since Life of Brian was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Life of Brian, I think John Cleese looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Terry Jones has worked with John Cleese a total of 14 times in his career.
  • John Cleese's first movie was as 'Television public relations man' in Interlude, released in 1968 when he was 27
  • Life of Brian scores 7.76 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Life of Brian

John Cleese's other movies