is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, author, musician, writer, singer-songwriter, and comedic composer. Idle is a member of the British
surreal comedy group Monty Python
, a member of The Rutles
, and the author of the Broadway musical Spamalot
. He is also well-known for portraying Paul "Dibs" Plutzker
in the 1995
live-action film, Casper
, Declan Desmond from The Simpsons, and voicing Devon
in Quest for Camelot
in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
For Disney, he voiced Mr. Parentheses in the Hercules TV series, Pluto's Angel in Mickey Mouse Works and House of Mouse, Guzelian in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, and Waddlesworth in 102 Dalmatians. He also played Nigel Channing at Epcot's Imagination Institute, Ratty in the 1996 British film, The Wind in the Willows, and the narrator in the 2004 Miramax film, Ella Enchanted.
Eric Idle attending the 2011 New York Film Fest.
Eric Idle attending the 2015 Tribeca Film Fest.