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Terry Jones

1942 - 2020

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Terence Graham Parry Jones (1 February 1942 – 21 January 2020) was a Welsh comedian, director, historian, actor, writer and member of the Monty Python comedy team. After graduating from Oxford University with a degree in English, Jones and writing partner Michael Palin wrote and performed for several high-profile British comedy programmes, including Do Not Adjust Your Set and The Frost Report, before creating Monty Python's Flying Circus with Cambridge graduates Graham Chapman, John Cleese, and Eric Idle and American animator-filmmaker Terry Gilliam. Jones was largely responsible for the programme's innovative, surreal structure, in which sketches flowed from one to the next without the use of punch lines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terry Jones has received more than 4,548,562 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Terry Jones is the 709th most popular actor (down from 606th in 2019), the 874th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 776th in 2019) and the 107th most popular British Actor.

Terry Jones is most famous for being the author of the book "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

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Among actors, Terry Jones ranks 709 out of 9,996Before him are Bernard Lee, François Cluzet, Cornel Wilde, Graham Chapman, Max Wright, and Tom Wilkinson. After him are Peter Cushing, Mark Harmon, Ed Asner, Bette Midler, Roberts Blossom, and Ray Liotta.

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Among people born in 1942, Terry Jones ranks 96Before him are Giuseppe Bertello, Mike Markkula, Geneviève Bujold, António Lobo Antunes, Pál Schmitt, and John Cale. After him are Manolo Blahnik, Mike Newell, Maria Kaczyńska, Robert H. Grubbs, John McLaughlin, and Karen Grassle. Among people deceased in 2020, Terry Jones ranks 62Before him are Clive Cussler, Philip Warren Anderson, James Randi, Jack Steinberger, Kenny Rogers, and Ken Hensley. After him are Conchata Ferrell, Buck Henry, George Blake, Masatoshi Koshiba, Pranab Mukherjee, and Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Terry Jones ranks 874 out of 7,765Before him are Patrick White (1912), Graham Chapman (1941), Allan Pinkerton (1819), Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948), Ken Hensley (1945), and Tom Wilkinson (1948). After him are Tony Richardson (1928), William Holman Hunt (1827), Edward Whymper (1840), Peter Cushing (1913), Rob Halford (1951), and Joseph Swan (1828).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Terry Jones ranks 107Before him are Rex Harrison (1908), Peter Finch (1916), Bernard Hill (1944), Bernard Lee (1908), Graham Chapman (1941), and Tom Wilkinson (1948). After him are Peter Cushing (1913), Andy Serkis (1964), Mark Strong (1963), Noah Jupe (2005), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), and Pete Postlethwaite (1946).

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