Terry Jones



Place of birth:

Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK:


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.

Film Credits

Boom Bust Boom (2016)
as Himself
Absolutely Anything (2015)
as Scientist Alien (voice) / Van Driver
Monty Python: The Meaning of Live (2014)
as Himself
Monty Python Live (Mostly) (2014)
as Himself, others
Monty Python: And Now for Something Rather Similar (2014)
as Himself
The Meaning of Monty Python (2013)
as Himself
Anatomy of a Liar (2012)
as Himself
The Secret Policeman's Ball (2012)
as Himself
Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) (2010)
as Workingman / Mexican / Mountie
Before the Flying Circus (2008)
as Himself
The Seventh Python (2008)
as HImself
Monty Python Conquers America (2008)
as Himself
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades (2007)
as Marcello
Anna og skapsveiflurnar (2007)
as Narrator
The Secret Life of Brian (2007)
as Himself
Terry Jones' Barbarians (2006)
as Presenter
The Story of 1 (2005)
as Él Mismo
The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus 16-Ton Megaset (2005)
Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? (2004)
as Himself
The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 1 (2004)
The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 2 (2004)
The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus Volume 3 (2004)
The Surprising History of Sex and Love (2002)
as Himself
The Hidden History of Rome (2002)
as Himself
The Hidden History of Egypt (2002)
as Himself
The Quest for the Holy Grail Locations (2001)
as Himself
Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Lego (2001)
The Life of Python (2000)
Hjælp, jeg er en fisk (2000)
as Professor MacKrill (voice)
Monty Python: 30th Anniversary Sketches (1999)
The Monty Python Story (1999)
Monty Python: Spam to Sperm (1999)
Le créateur (1999)
as Dieu
The Wind in the Willows (1996)
as Toad
Monty Python: Parrot Sketch Not Included (1989)
as Himself
Erik the Viking (1989)
as King Arnulf
Inside the Labyrinth (1986)
as Himself
The Meaning of Life (1983)
as Diverse Rollen
The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983)
as Window Cleaner / Bert (uncredited)
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
as Various Roles
The Box (1981)
as Harrington
Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
as Various Characters
The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979)
as Himself - Various Roles
Life of Brian (1979)
as Mandy Cohen / Colin / Simon the Holy Man / Bob Hoskins / Saintly Passer-by / Alarmed Crucifixion Assistant
The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 (1979)
as Himself
Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1976)
as Himself
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
as Dennis's Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Cartoon Scribe (voice)
Guinness for You A Round of Bass Henry Cleans Up (1974)
as Albert
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
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
Euroshow 71 (1971)
as Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1971)
as Various Roles