British director Terry Jones
British director Terry Jones

The family of British actor and director Terry Jones announced today, Wednesday, his death at the age of 77 after a long battle with diseases of aging.

Terry Jones dies of rare disease

Born in Wales in 1942, Jones is also a writer, historian and poet, and was diagnosed with a rare form of dementia in 2015.

Awards won by director Terry Jones

Jones was one of the creators of the Flying Circus Monty Python comedy program, which redefined comedy rules with surreal paragraphs and characters in 1969.

Films directed by British director Terry Jones

He co-directed the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", along with his teammate Terry Gilliam before he released the films "Life of Brian" and "The Meaning of Life".