Known as a comedian, actor, screenwriter, director, historian and so much more, Terry Jones was really a master of the fine arts. And the world is a much sadder place without him in it. He passed away on the evening of January 21, 2020. He had been suffering my dementia which was revealed in September 2016 by his son. The official Twitter for Monty Python has shared there condolences as well.

Terry Jones was a founding member of Monty Python. He was known for playing a variety of roles in their skits. Of course he is most known for his role in Life of Brian and the famous line “He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy!” . Even outside of Monty Python, Terry Jones still had a strong drive and helped create masterpieces in many different forms of art. From writing historical non-fiction books to the screenplay for Labyrinth.

Our hearts are with Terry Jones’ family during this hard time. He was an amazing individual who has brought the world countless laughs and through his work and legacy will continue to do so. If you are not familiar with his work, we highly suggest introducing yourself to it.

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