Robin Skynner and he coauthored a number of books on dealing with relations: Families and how to survive them, Life and how to survive it. The books are presented as an ongoing dialog between Skynner and Cleese.
- A Fish Called Wanda (writer, actor)
- Silverado (plays an English sheriff in a town in the western USA. His first line, as he walks in to a bar to break up a brawl, is "what's all this, then?")