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Secrets of 'Fawlty Towers' Revealed? Monty Python's John Cleese -- Following His 'Alimony Stand-Up Tour' -- Will Pen Autobiography THR; The Independent

John Cleese, one of the founding members of the British satirical group Monty Python, as well as a comedic actor known for TV's "Fawlty Towers" and the feature film "A Fish Called Wanda," has agreed to write his autobiography, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

The deal is with the Random House Group both in the U.K. and the U.S. Neither a publication date nor a title of the book was revealed.

According to the version of this story published by the U.K. newspaper The Independent, Cleese's book deal "comes in the wake of a stand-up tour, known as the Alimony Tour, which followed the costly collapse of his third marriage and subsequent divorce in 2008."

The Independent also reports that Cleese, 72, said about the book deal, "It's the perfect moment to look back on my life in anticipation of the next fifty years."

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