Graham Chapman

Date of Birth: 8 January, 1941

Place of Birth: Leicester, Leicestershire, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 4 October, 1989

Place of Death: Maidstone, Kent, England, U.K.

Ethnicity: English

Graham Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and author. He was a member of comedy troupe Monty Python, along with John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. He was also known as Gray Chapman.

He was the son of Edith (Towers) and Walter Chapman, who was a police constable and later chief inspector.

Graham’s maternal grandfather was named Harry/Henry Towers. Harry was born in Hinckley, Leicestershire.

Graham’s maternal grandmother was Emily Brightmore (the daughter of William Brightmore and Ann Garner). Emily was born in Leicester, Leicestershire. William was the son of John Brightmore and Ann Neal. Graham’s great-grandmother Ann was the daughter of John Garner and Hannah Weldon.

Source: Genealogy of Graham Chapman (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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