Terry Jones

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Terry Jones
= Jones performing in 2014
Jones in 2014
Terence Graham Parry Jones

(1942-02-01)1 February 1942
Died21 January 2020(2020-01-21) (aged 77)
Highgate, London, England
Alma materSt Edmund Hall, Oxford
  • Actor
  • author
  • comedian
  • director
  • historian
  • poet
  • presenter
  • writer
Years active1966–2016
Known forOne of the six members of Monty Python
  • Alison Telfer
    (m. 1970; div. 2012)
  • Anna Söderström
    (m. 2012)

Terence Graham Parry Jones (1 February 1942 – 21 January 2020) was a Welsh actor, comedian, director, historian, poet, presenter and writer. He was a member of Monty Python.

Jones was born on 1 February 1942 in Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales. He was married to Alison Telfer, and later to Anna Söderström.

In September 2016 it was announced that Jones had been diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia, a rare form of dementia that impairs the ability to speak and communicate, and that he was no longer able to give interviews.[1] On 21 January 2020, Jones died from problems caused by the disease, at his home in North London, aged 77.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Monty Python's Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia". BBC News Online. 23 September 2016.
  2. "Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77". BBC News. 22 January 2020. Retrieved 22 January 2020.

Other websites[change | change source]

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