Terry Jones Biography

Terry Jones, originally Terence Graham Parry Jones was a Welsh entertainer, author, humorist, screenwriter, movie executive, and antiquarian.

Terry Jones was an individual from the Monty Python parody group. After moving from Oxford University with a degree in English, Jones and Michael Palin (whom he met at Oxford) composed and performed for a few prominent British satire programs. 

They conducted applications such as Do Not Adjust Your Set and The Frost Report. They did this before making Monty Python’s Flying Circus with Cambridge graduates Eric Idle, John Cleese, and Graham Chapman, and American artist/movie producer Terry Gilliam.

Jones was, to a great extent, liable for the program’s imaginative, dreamlike structure, in which representations spilled out of one to the following without the utilization of punchlines.

Quick Facts

Birth Date 1 February 1942
Place Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales
Nickname Terry
Nationality British  
Occupation Actor, writer, comedian, film director
Zodiac Aquarius
Ethnicity Not Mentioned
Education St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Active Years 1966-2016
Relationship Status Married
Spouse Alison Telfer (m. 1970; div. 2012) Anna Söderström (m. 2012)

Body Measurements

Height 1.73m
Weight 83 Kg
Hair Color Grey
Eye Color Dark Brown

Early Life

Jones was conceived in the ocean side town of Colwyn Bay, on the north shoreline of Wales, the child of Dilys Louisa (Newnes), a homemaker, and Alick George Parry-Jones, a bank agent. The family home was named Bodchwil. His dad was positioned with the RAF in India. At the point when Jones was four-and-a large portion of, the family moved to Surrey, England.

Jones went to Esher COE elementary school, trailed by the Royal Grammar School in Guildford, where he was school commander in the 1960–61 scholarly year.


Before Python and early Python

Jones was playing out “The Spanish Inquisition” sketch in 2014. He plays Cardinal Biggles. The sketch was first communicated on 22 September 1970.

Jones showed up in Twice a Fortnight with Michael Palin, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, and Jonathan Lynn, just as the TV arrangement The Complete and Utter History of Britain (1969).

He showed up in Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967–69) with Palin, Eric Idle, and David Jason. He composed for The Frost Report and a few other David Frost programs on British TV. Of Jones’ commitments as an entertainer to Monty Python’s Flying Circus, his delineations of moderately aged ladies are among the most vital.

Directorial work

Jones co-coordinated Monty Python and the Holy Grail with Terry Gilliam, and was a sole executive on two further Monty Python motion pictures, Life of Brian and Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life.

As a movie executive, Jones at last dealt with the tasks and formulated a visual style that supplemented the funniness. His later movies incorporate Erik the Viking (1989) and The Wind in the Willows (1996).

In 2008, Jones composed the lyrics for and coordinated the show Evil Machines. In 2011, he was authorized to organize and arrange the songs for another show, entitled The Doctor’s Tale.

Three of the movies which Jones coordinated, The Meaning of Life, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, and Personal Services, were prohibited in Ireland.

Jones coordinated the 2015 satire film Absolutely Anything, about a frustrated teacher who is allowed to do anything he wishes by a gathering of outsiders watching from space.

The film highlights Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Robin Williams, and the voices of the five residual individuals from Monty Python. It was taped in London during a six-week shoot.

Highlights and Achievements

Jones received a Lifetime Achievement award at the BAFTA Cymru Awards for his outstanding contribution to television and film in the year 2016.

Terry Jones Net Worth

The net worth of Terry Jones is $15 million dollars.

Salary Not mentioned
Source of Income Directing, Composing
Net Worth $15 million dollars


Jones wedded Alison Telfer in 1970, and they had two kids together, Sally (brought into the world 1974) and Bill (brought into the world 1976). They had an open marriage.

In 2009, Jones left her for Anna Söderström, who was 41 years his lesser and with whom he had been seeing someone five years. In September 2009, a little girl was destined to Söderström and Jones. They wedded in 2012.

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