skip navigation
Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: April 16, 1918 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession:

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Spike Milligan's acting received many laughs in the various comedies he played in throughout his Hollywood career. Milligan kickstarted his acting career in comedies like "The Magic Christian" (1970) with Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr, "The Adventures of Barry McKenzie" (1972) starring Barry Crocker and "Ghost in the Noonday Sun" (1973). Milligan worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine" (ABC, 1971-72). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies, appearing in the Oliver Reed comedy adventure "The Three Musketeers" (1973), "Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World" (1974) and "The Great McGonagall" (1974). He also appeared in the adventure "Lost in the Wild" (1976) with Sean Kramer, "The Last Remake of Beau Geste" (1977) and the comedy "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1978) with Peter Cook. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Monty Python's Life Of Brian" (1979) starring Terry Jones"History of the World Part I" (1981) starring Mel Brooks and the Graham Chapman comedy "Yellowbeard" (1983). He also appeared in "The Big Freeze" (1993) with Eric Sykes. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety...

Spike Milligan's acting received many laughs in the various comedies he played in throughout his Hollywood career. Milligan kickstarted his acting career in comedies like "The Magic Christian" (1970) with Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr, "The Adventures of Barry McKenzie" (1972) starring Barry Crocker and "Ghost in the Noonday Sun" (1973). Milligan worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine" (ABC, 1971-72). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies, appearing in the Oliver Reed comedy adventure "The Three Musketeers" (1973), "Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World" (1974) and "The Great McGonagall" (1974). He also appeared in the adventure "Lost in the Wild" (1976) with Sean Kramer, "The Last Remake of Beau Geste" (1977) and the comedy "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1978) with Peter Cook. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Monty Python's Life Of Brian" (1979) starring Terry Jones"History of the World Part I" (1981) starring Mel Brooks and the Graham Chapman comedy "Yellowbeard" (1983). He also appeared in "The Big Freeze" (1993) with Eric Sykes. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming" (NBC, 1984-85). Milligan most recently appeared in "Gormenghast" (2000-01).

VIEW THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Big Freeze, The (1993)
2.
 Yellowbeard (1983) Flunkie
3.
 History of the World Part I (1981) M Rimbaud
4.
5.
 Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1978) Policeman
6.
7.
 Lost in the Wild (1976) Hawker
9.
 Great McGonagall, The (1974) William Mcgonagall
10.
 Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973) Bill Bombay
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute