Terry Gilliam

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Terrence Vance Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-British filmmaker, animator, actor, comedian and former member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Gilliam has directed 13 feature films, including Time Bandits (1981), Brazil (1985), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), The Fisher King (1991), 12 Monkeys (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Tideland (2005), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terry Gilliam has received more than 6,224,068 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Terry Gilliam is the 60th most popular film director (down from 58th in 2019), the 435th most popular biography from United States (down from 418th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Film Director.

Terry Gilliam is most famous for his work on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Brazil, and 12 Monkeys.

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Among film directors, Terry Gilliam ranks 60 out of 1,580Before him are Theo Angelopoulos, Franco Zeffirelli, Werner Herzog, William Wyler, Claude Chabrol, and Yasujirō Ozu. After him are Emir Kusturica, Elia Kazan, Paul Verhoeven, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Abbas Kiarostami, and Frank Capra.

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Among people born in 1940, Terry Gilliam ranks 30Before him are Martin Sheen, John Hurt, Zodiac Killer, Patrick Stewart, Peter Fonda, and James Caan. After him are Joseph Brodsky, Abbas Kiarostami, J. M. G. Le Clézio, Julie Christie, Giorgio Moroder, and Kip Thorne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Terry Gilliam ranks 435 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Lemmon (1925), Glen Campbell (1936), Black Dahlia (1924), Crazy Horse (1840), Alfred Kinsey (1894), and Lauren Bacall (1924). After him are Sylvia Plath (1932), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Stanley Cohen (1922), Frank Abagnale (1948), Tom Clancy (1947), and Julianne Moore (1960).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Terry Gilliam ranks 14Before him are George Lucas (1944), Brian De Palma (1940), John Ford (1894), Sydney Pollack (1934), Tim Burton (1958), and Chuck Jones (1912). After him are Robert Zemeckis (1952), Terrence Malick (1943), George A. Romero (1940), Howard Hawks (1896), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), and William Hanna (1910).

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