2020-02-07

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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Director
  • Birthday:  February 01, 1942
  • Accomplishments:  Grammy Nominations
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Scholars of the Bible believe "Life of Brian" made valuable points about the historical Jesus.

Terence Graham Parry Jones was a Welsh actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter, film director and historian. He was a member of the Monty Python comedy team. Jones co-directed "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" with Terry Gilliam, and was sole director on two further Monty Python movies, "Life of Brian" and "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life". In 2016, Jones received a Lifetime Achievement award at the BAFTA Cymru Awards for his outstanding contribution to television and film. After living for several years with a degenerative aphasia, he gradually lost the ability to speak and died on 21 January 2020 from frontotemporal dementia.


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