Terry Gilliam

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Terry Gilliam

Terrence Vance Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British film director, screenwriter, 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 4,551,032 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 56th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Terry Gilliam ranks 57 out of 1,305Before him are Brian De Palma, Oliver Stone, Theo Angelopoulos, Claude Chabrol, Abbas Kiarostami, and Roger Vadim. After him are Chuck Jones, Alain Resnais, William Wyler, F. W. Murnau, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Éric Rohmer.

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Among people born in 1940, Terry Gilliam ranks 30Before him are John Hurt, Martin Sheen, Brian De Palma, Giorgio Moroder, Abbas Kiarostami, and Joseph Brodsky. After him are Joachim Gauck, Tabaré Vázquez, Zodiac Killer, James Caan, George A. Romero, and Stuart Sutcliffe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Terry Gilliam ranks 418 out of 12,171Before him are Kurt Vonnegut (1922), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Richard Stallman (1953), Edward Drinker Cope (1840), Shirley Temple (1928), and Steve Ballmer (1956). After him are Lauren Bacall (1924), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Chuck Jones (1912), John Tyler (1790), Paulette Goddard (1910), and Ben Roy Mottelson (1926).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Terry Gilliam ranks 14Before him are Quentin Tarantino (1963), David Lynch (1946), Tim Burton (1958), Sydney Pollack (1934), Brian De Palma (1940), and Oliver Stone (1946). After him are Chuck Jones (1912), George A. Romero (1940), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Howard Hawks (1896), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), and Ed Wood (1924).

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