Terry Jones Bio – Terry Jones Wiki
Terry Jones born Terence Graham Parry Jones was a Welsh actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter, film director, and historian.
Jones graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English. While at Oxford, he met fellow comedian Michael Palin. He, Palin, Terry Gillam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and Graham Chapman went on to found the comedy troupe Monty Python.
Jones was best-known for portraying middle-aged housewives with high-pitched voices on “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” and also in “Monty Python’s Life of Brian.”
Jones co-directed “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” with Gillam and was the sole director of “Life of Brian” and “Monty Python’s the Meaning of Life,” two other Monty Python films.
Terry Jones Age
Terry Jones was born on 1 February 1942, Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom. He died on 21 January 2020. He was 77 years old.
Terry Jones Wife
Jones was married to his first wife Alison Telfer from 1970–2012. Jones and Telfer had an open marriage. They had two children together. Since 2012, he was married to his second wife Anna Soderstrom. Jones and Soderstrom had a daughter together.
Terry Jones Children
Jones had 3 children, Sally Jones born in 1974 and Bill Jones born in 1976, and Siri Jones born in September 2009.
Terry Jones Health
Jones was in 2015 diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia, a form of frontotemporal dementia that impairs the ability to speak and communicate.
Terry Jones Death
Terry Jones died on 21 January 2020 at age 77 at his home in North London. His family confirmed his death in the following statement:
“We are deeply saddened to have to announce the passing of beloved husband and father, Terry Jones.
“Terry passed away on the evening of 21 January 2020 at the age of 77 with his wife Anna Soderstrom by his side after a long, extremely brave but always good humoured battle with a rare form of dementia, FTD.
“Over the past few days his wife, children, extended family and many close friends have been constantly with Terry as he gently slipped away at his home in north London. We have all lost a kind, funny, warm, creative and truly loving man whose uncompromising individuality, relentless intellect and extraordinary humour has given pleasure to countless millions across six decades. His work with Monty Python, his books, films, television programmes, poems and other work will live on forever, a fitting legacy to a true polymath.
“We, his wife Anna, children Bill, Sally, Siri and extended family would like to thank Terry’s wonderful medical professionals and carers for making the past few years not only bearable but often joyful. We hope that this disease will one day be eradicated entirely. We ask that our privacy be respected at this sensitive time and give thanks that we lived in the presence of an extraordinarily talented, playful and happy man living a truly authentic life, in his words ‘Lovingly frosted with glucose.”
Terry Jones Cause of Death
Terry Jones’ cause of death was complications of dementia.
Terry Jones Net Worth
Terry Jones’ net worth was estimated to be $15million.