Biography

Terence Graham Parry Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a Welsh comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director, children's author, popular historian, political commentator, and TV documentary host. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.

At the age of 4, the Jones family moved to Surrey in England. Jones attended primary school at Esher COE school and later attended the Royal Grammar School in Guildford, where he was school captain in the 1960-61 academic year. He later read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, but "strayed into history". While there, he performed comedy with future Monty Python cast-mate Michael Palin in The Oxford Revue.

Jones appeared in the comedy TV series "Twice a Fortnight" with Michael Palin; Graeme Garden; Bill Oddie and Jonathan Lynn, as well as the television series |"The Complete and Utter History of Britain" (1969). He appeared in" Do Not Adjust Your Set" (1967–69) with Michael Palin; Eric Idle and David Jason. He wrote for "The Frost Report" and several other David Frost programmes.

Terence Graham Parry Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a Welsh comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director, children's author, popular historian, political commentator, and TV documentary host. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.

At the age of 4, the Jones family moved to Surrey in England. Jones attended primary school at Esher COE school and later attended the Royal Grammar School in Guildford, where he was school captain in the 1960-61 academic year. He later read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, but "strayed into history". While there, he performed comedy with future Monty Python cast-mate Michael Palin in The Oxford Revue.

Jones appeared in the comedy TV series "Twice a Fortnight" with Michael Palin; Graeme Garden; Bill Oddie and Jonathan Lynn, as well as the television series |"The Complete and Utter History of Britain" (1969). He appeared in" Do Not Adjust Your Set" (1967–69) with Michael Palin; Eric Idle and David Jason. He wrote for "The Frost Report" and several other David Frost programmes.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1942-02-01

Place of Birth Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK

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Also Known As

  • Terence Graham Parry Jones

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Terry Jones' Barbarians(4 episodes)
2016 Boom Bust Boom as Himself
2015 Absolutely Anything as Scientist Alien (voice) / Van Driver
2014 Monty Python: The Meaning of Live as Himself
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) as Himself, others
2013 The Meaning of Monty Python as Himself
2012 Anatomy of a Liar as Himself
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself
2011 Perspectives(1 episode) as Himself
2010 Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) as Workingman / Mexican / Mountie
2009 Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)(7 episodes) as Himself
2009 Skavlan(1 episode) as Guest
2009 The Legend of Dick and Dom(33 episodes)
2008 The Seventh Python as HImself
2008 Monty Python Conquers America as Himself
2007 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades as Marcello
2007 Anna og skapsveiflurnar as Narrator
2007 The Secret Life of Brian as Himself
2006 Terry Jones' Barbarians as Presenter
2006 Monty Python's Personal Best(6 episodes)
2005 The Story of 1 as Él Mismo
2005 The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? as Himself
2004 The Paul O'Grady Show(1 episode)
2004 Terry Jones' Medieval Lives(10 episodes)
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 3
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 2
2004 The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 1
2002 The Surprising History of Sex and Love as Himself
2002 Dinotopia: The Mini-Series(3 episodes) as Perruche Postale (voice)
2002 The Hidden History of Rome as Himself
2002 The Hidden History of Egypt as Himself
2001 The Quest for the Holy Grail Locations as Himself
2001 Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Lego
2000 Help! I'm A Fish as Professor MacKrill (voice)
2000 Before the Flying Circus as Himself
1999 Monty Python: 30th Anniversary Sketches
1999 Monty Python: Spam to Sperm
1999 The Monty Python Story
1999 Le Créateur as Dieu
1998 Ancient Inventions(3 episodes) as Himself - Host
1996 The Wind in the Willows as Toad
1995 Crusades(4 episodes) as Himself / Presenter
1990 8:15 from Manchester(1 episode)
1989 Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included as Himself
1989 Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days(7 episodes) as Himself
1989 Erik the Viking as King Arnulf
1987 Going Live!(1 episode)
1986 Inside the Labyrinth as Himself
1983 The Meaning of Life as Diverse Rollen
1983 The Crimson Permanent Assurance as Window Cleaner / Bert (uncredited)
1982 The Young Ones(1 episode)
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl as Various Roles
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1981 The Box as Harrington
1980 Peter Cook & Co. as Various Characters
1979 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself - Various Roles
1979 Life of Brian as Mandy Cohen
1979 The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 as Himself
1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's as Himself
1976 Ripping Yarns(1 episode)
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail as Dennis's Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Cartoon Scribe (voice)
1974 Guinness for You A Round of Bass Henry Cleans Up as Albert
1971 And Now for Something Completely Different as Stage Manager / Tobacconist / 2nd Hungarian Man / Squire / Self-defence student #3 / Tenant #1 / Flasher / Mouse Organist Ken Ewing / Fat Soldier / Waiter / Nude Organist / Brian / Nigel Incubator Jones
1971 Euroshow 71 as Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
1971 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus as Various Roles
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus(93 episodes)
1969 The Complete and Utter History of Britain(6 episodes)
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set(29 episodes)
1967 Twice a Fortnight(10 episodes)

Writing

2015 Absolutely AnythingWriter
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly)Writer
2006 Terry Jones' BarbariansWriter
2004 Terry Jones' Medieval Lives(1 episode)Writer
2002 The Surprising History of Sex and LoveWriter
1998 Ancient Inventions(3 episodes)Writer
1996 The Wind in the WillowsScreenplay
1989 Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not IncludedWriter
1989 Erik the VikingScreenplay
1986 LabyrinthScreenplay
1983 The Meaning of LifeScreenplay
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood BowlWriter
1981 The BoxScreenplay
1979 Life of BrianScreenplay
1977 Across the Andes by FrogWriter
1977 Murder at Moorstones ManorWriter
1977 Escape from Stalag Luft 112 BWriter
1977 The Testing of Eric OlthwaiteWriter
1976 Ripping Yarns(9 episodes)Writer
1975 Monty Python and the Holy GrailWriter
1973 SecretsWriter
1971 And Now for Something Completely DifferentScreenplay
1971 The Two Ronnies(3 episodes)Writer
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus(47 episodes)Writer
1969 The Complete and Utter History of Britain(6 episodes)Writer
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set(1 episode)Writer

Directing

2016 Boom Bust BoomDirector
2015 Absolutely AnythingDirector
2007 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage EscapadesDirector
1996 The Wind in the WillowsDirector
1989 Erik the VikingDirector
1987 Personal ServicesDirector
1983 The Meaning of LifeDirector
1979 Life of BrianDirector
1975 Monty Python and the Holy GrailDirector

Creator

Parrot Sketch Not Included – 20 Years of Monty PythonCreator
Monty Python: Live at AspenCreator
Python Night – 30 Years of Monty PythonCreator
2006 Monty Python's Personal BestCreator
1996 Blazing DragonsCreator
1976 Ripping YarnsCreator
1969 The Complete and Utter History of BritainCreator

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