View Full Version : Who was that actor who claimed he was a kid in "Every Sperm is Sacred"?

09-11-2009, 10:28 PM
I'm watching Monty Python's Meaning of Life again, and I've remembered that I once read an interview or article about some now-popular actor who claimed to be one of the children in the "Every Sperm is Sacred" segment. Casual Googling has not made the name appear, and none of the people listed on IMDB for the movie seem to be who I'm thinking of.

Does anyone know who it was?

09-11-2009, 11:03 PM
One name that pops up is Sean Maguire


His first role was at the age of five, opposite Laurence Olivier in A Voyage Round My Father. At age seven, he played one of the many children in the "Every Sperm is Sacred" musical number in the 1983 film Monty Python's The Meaning of Life.[1]

TTO: So I read that you also had a role in The Meaning of Life.

SM: My siblings [and I] were some of the many children singing “Every Sperm is Sacred.”

TTO: You’re kidding! I was wondering if that was what it was!

SM: Yeah, I’m the kid that’s sitting at the table, eating bread and marmalade, right in the middle of the shot, little Mr. Potato Head. That’s me.

09-11-2009, 11:08 PM
That's him! Thank you so much! No wonder I couldn't remember who he was; I've only seen Krod Mandoon once or twice and that's what caused me to look him up to begin with.

09-12-2009, 02:15 AM
Sean Maguire?
Oh, you mean Kröd Mändoon.

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