Comedy legend Terry Jones dies at 77 after battle with dementia

Comedy legend Terry Jones dies at 77 after battle with dementia

Terry Jones, known for his work with British surreal comedy group Monty Python, dies at the age of 77 on Monday. He was a comic book actor, writer and director of Welsh origin.

In a statement to the press, Jones's family said, "We are deeply saddened to possess to announce the passing of beloved husband and father, Terry Jones." Terry Jones had been affected by a rare sort of dementia.

Tributes are pouring certain the legend on Twitter ever since the news of his death broke. Writer, actor and comedian Katy Brand tweeted, "So sorry about Terry Jones. Just a really , very, very funny man. And a sort , thoughtful, interesting, and curious one too. What an excellent body of labor he has left though. #TerryJones"

Comedy actor Stephen John Fry, popularly known for his show Fry and Laurie with Hugh Laurie, wrote, "Farewell, Terry Jones. the good foot has come right down to stamp on you. My god what pleasure you gave, what untrammelled joy and delight. What an exquisite talent, heart and mind."

Terry Jones was known for his contribution both ahead and behind the camera. Terry Jones has directed some comedy sketches for Monty Python, and in others, he was known to go away his audience in splits, especially together with his drag appearances.

Terry Jones is understood for the 1979 film, lifetime of Brian. aside from that, he has also worked on several TV shows like don't Adjust Your Set, Broaden Your Mind, The Frost Report and therefore the Complete And Utter History of england .