Connie BoothConnie Booth
) is a writer
who appeared regularly in the British television series Monty Python's Flying Circus
. She also appeared in Monty Python and the Holy Grail
as the woman accused of being a witch
. She cowrote and co-starred (as the maid, Polly) in the series Fawlty Towers
with her then husband, John Cleese
Booth and Cleese were married from 1968 to 1978 when their marriage ended in divorce. They had one child, Cynthia Cleese (born 1971), from their decade-long marriage.