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Terry Gilliam

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Terry Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British filmmaker, comedian, animator, actor 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 6,889,300 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Terry Gilliam is the 66th most popular film director (down from 60th in 2019), the 461st most popular biography from United States (down from 435th in 2019) and the 16th 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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  • 61

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Among film directors, Terry Gilliam ranks 66 out of 1,581Before him are Oliver Stone, Stephen Hillenburg, Yasujirō Ozu, Agnès Varda, Claude Chabrol, and Richard Attenborough. After him are Luc Besson, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Franco Zeffirelli, David Cronenberg, Chuck Jones, and F. W. Murnau.

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Among people born in 1940, Terry Gilliam ranks 35Before him are J. M. G. Le Clézio, Patrick Stewart, Michel Temer, John Hurt, Kip Thorne, and Joseph Brodsky. After him are Anna Karina, Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein, Peter Fonda, Dario Argento, James Caan, and Tabaré Vázquez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Terry Gilliam ranks 461 out of 18,182Before him are Willis Carrier (1876), Iggy Pop (1947), Richard Bach (1936), Dennis Hopper (1936), Julianne Moore (1960), and Michelle Pfeiffer (1958). After him are George Armstrong Custer (1839), Diana Ross (1944), Paul Tibbets (1915), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), and Yehudi Menuhin (1916).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Terry Gilliam ranks 16Before him are Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), Sydney Pollack (1934), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Oliver Stone (1946), and Stephen Hillenburg (1961). After him are Chuck Jones (1912), John Huston (1906), George A. Romero (1940), William Hanna (1910), Howard Hawks (1896), and Walter Hill (1942).

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