Terry Jones



  • Birth Name: Terence Graham Parry Jones
  • Birth Place: Colwyn Bay, Wales
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/01/1942, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Terry Jones Fast Facts:
  • Was Head Boy at the Royal Grammar School.
  • Met and performed comedy with Michael Palin in The Oxford Revue.
  • Directed three of the four films that have been banned in Ireland: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979), Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983) and Personal Services (1987).
  • Authored several children's books, beginning with Fairy Tales in 1981, and adapted one of them, The Saga of Erik the Viking, into a film in 1989 (as Erik the Viking). 
  • Had an asteroid, 9622 Terryjones, named for him in 1993.
  • Has written extensively on medieval history, which has led to his work on several documentary series on the subject, including Terry Jones' Medieval Lives (2004).
  • Performed with The Carnival Band, appearing on their 2007 album Ringing the Changes.
  • Terry Jones Relationships:
  • Siri Jones - Daughter
  • Alison Telfer - Ex-wife
  • Alick Jones - Father
  • Bill Jones - Son
  • Nigel Jones - Brother
  • Sally - Daughter
  • Anna Soderstrom - Wife
  • Dilys Jones - Mother
  • Terry Jones Awards:
  • 1983 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Song Written for a Film - Nominee
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Oxford, St Edmund Hall College, Oxford, England (BA in English, 1964)


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