One of the funniest men on the planet just celebrated his birthday, and we thought we’d chime in with a tribute of our own.

John Cleese and his Rolls-Royce in Los Angeles, 1982

The great John Cleese is pictured here clowning around at home in Los Angeles with his beloved Rolls-Royce in 1982, the year he appeared in Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl.

A Flying Circus is all very well, but when it comes to making your way around L.A. a Silver Shadow is much more comfortable….