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
, and voicing Devon
in Quest for Camelot
in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
For Disney, he played Ratty in The Wind in the Willows, Mr. Parentheses in the Hercules TV series, Waddlesworth in 102 Dalmatians, and Pluto's Angel in Mickey Mouse Works and House of Mouse. He also played Dr. Nigel Channing at Epcot's Imagination Institute and the narrator in the 2004 Miramax film Ella Enchanted.
(The Wind in the Willows)
Eric Idle attending the 2011 New York Film Fest.
Eric Idle attending the 2015 Tribeca Film Fest.