Mark Irwin Forstater (born 1943) is a British film producer, writer, and audio producer, notable for producing the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail and then in 2012 suing the five living members of Monty Python over a dispute regarding royalties from merchandising income, including the Spamalot musical, which was "lovingly ripped off from" the Holy Grail movie.
Home Mark Forstater is a film, TV, radio and audio producer as well as the author of six non-fiction books. His most famous film production is Monty Python and The Holy Grail, but he has also made twenty nine other films in a career that has lasted for over 40 years.
Mark Forstater was born on November 10, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Mark Irwin Forstater. He is known for his work on Monty Python and...
Mark Forstater’s self-cultivation practices include meditation, yoga, tai chi, as well as massage and self-massage. He is currently researching a new book on longevity. The Age Of Anxiety is the first Guided Meditation that he has produced. Mark has been married twice, has four children and three grandchildren. Facebook. IMDb. Wikipedia. Mark ...
Mark Forstater was born on November 10, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Mark Irwin Forstater. He is known for his work on Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995) and Xtro (1982). See full bio »
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In 2013, the Pythons lost a legal case to Mark Forstater, the film's producer, over royalties for the derivative work, Spamalot. They owed a combined £800,000 in legal fees and back royalties to Forstater.
Mark Forstater is the author of The Tao (3.40 avg rating, 42 ratings, 4 reviews, published 2001), Yoga Masters (4.05 avg rating, 22 ratings, 2 reviews, p...
The Odd Job is a 1978 British comedy film starring Monty Python member Graham Chapman. It tells the story of a man named Arthur Harris (Chapman) who is recently abandoned by his wife.
Mark Forstater, who produced the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, on which Spamalot was based, claimed the comedians had paid him half the share to which he was properly entitled since the show launched to great success on Broadway in 2005.
Xtro is a 1983 British science fiction horror film directed by Harry Bromley Davenport.Starring Bernice Stegers, Philip Sayer, and Simon Nash, the film focuses on a father who was abducted by aliens and returns to his family three years later, where he goes in search of his son.