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Monty Python actor and director Terry Jones has died aged 77

Monty Python actor and director Terry Jones has died at his North London home aged 77.

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Terry Jones

His real name Terence Graham Parry Jones was born in the welsh town of Colwyn Bay in 1942, when he was 4-years-old the family moved to Surrey.

During his early days growing up he studied at a school where he met Michael Palin they both performed comedy at the Oxford Revue.

Jones co-directed the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail with Terry Gilliam and sole director of ‘The life of Brian’ and ‘Monty Python’s meaning of life’ and ‘Erik the viking in 1989 and ‘The wind in the willows’ in 1996.

He made many TV appearances and wrote books he also liked to write books on history.

Terry Jones was married to Alison Telfer and had two children, it is claimed he had another relationship with a much younger women.

His poor health was first detected when he was trying to remember lines to a comedy,  he was checked over and it was found he had primary progressive aphasia which is a form of dementia, he could no longer talk.

Terry Jones sadly passed away on 21 January 2020 from complications of Dementia.

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