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Eric Idle

Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English actor, author, comedian and musician. Idle is a former member of the British surreal comedy group Monty Python and the parody rock band The Rutles, and is the writer of the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Spamalot (based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail).

Known for his elaborate wordplay and musical numbers, Idle performed many of Python's songs, including "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" (from Life of Brian), and the "Galaxy Song" (from The Meaning of Life),

Idle voiced Pinky's Mother and Father in the Pinky and the Brain spin-off episode “The Family That Poits Together, Narfs Together”.

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