Spike Milligan worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Milligan's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the crime flick "The Risk" (1961) with Tony Britton, the Ralph Richardson dramatic adaptation "The Bed Sitting Room" (1969) and "The Magic Christian" (1970) with Peter Sellers. He also appeared in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1972), the comedy "The Adventures of Barry McKenzie" (1972) with Barry Crocker and the Peter Sellers comedy "Ghost in the Noonday Sun" (1973). He kept working in film throughout the seventies, starring in "The Three Musketeers" (1973) with Oliver Reed, "The Great McGonagall" (1974) and "Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World" (1974). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1978) with Peter Cook, "Monty Python's Life Of Brian" (1979) featuring Terry Jones and the comedy "History of the World Part I" (1981) with Mel Brooks. He also appeared in the Graham Chapman comedy "Yellowbeard" (1983) and the Eric Sykes comedy "The Big Freeze" (1993). Milligan also wrote "Puckoon."