John Cleese on ‘The Tonight Show’: “Most of the Best People Are Dead”

Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon chats with John Cleese about being what Fallon describes as “very very very old” and the fact that Cleese has no fear of death. “It’s very nice being this old, because when you’re this old you’re gonna die soon, so you don’t give a fuck, you see?” he says. “I’m not afraid of death. I was thinking about it a lot, because you do as you get older, and I thought, ‘Well, most of the best people are dead … and there are an awful lot of really awful people still alive, and most of them are in charge.’”

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