Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam

  • 81 years-old
  • American
  • Actor, director and animator

Known for: Monty Python's Flying Circus (Actor), Monty Python And The Holy Grail (Director), Brazil (Director)

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam is an American-born British director, actor, artist, writer, animator and comic who rose to stardom as a member of the Monty Python comedy group, producing the team's unique animations. He has since worked extensively as a feature film director. Born in Minnesota and raised there and in Los Angeles, he took British citizenship in 1968 and renounced his American citizenship in 2006.

More information

Born
Friday 22nd November 1940
Full name
Terrence Vance Gilliam
Member of
Nationality
American

Awards

Chortle Awards 2015
Best DVD: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2015
Event of the Year: Winner
British Comedy Awards 2014
Lifetime Achievement Award: Winner (Monty Python)
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1986
Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
BAFTA Film Awards 1984
Best Short Film: Nominee (The Crimson Permanent Assurance)
BAFTA Television Awards 1973
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1970
Best Script: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Michael Palin's Memory Palaces Guest
2019 The Graham Norton Show - Series 26
  1. E17 - Robert Downey Jr., Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie, Terry Gilliam, Sara Bareilles
Guest
2019 Python At 50: Silly Talks And Holy Grails Self (Archive Material)
2019 Monty Python At 50: The Self-Abasement Tapes Self (Archive Material)
2019 I'm Only Joking Self
2018 Michael Palin: A Life On Screen Self (Archive Material)
2017 Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups Ever! - Series 1
    Self (Archive Material)
    2016 Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go Self
    2016 The Roots Of Monty Python Self (Archive Material)
    2016 The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band: Anarchy Must Be Organised Self
    2015 A Grand Night In: The Story Of Aardman Self
    2015 Talking Pictures: Great British Comedies Self (Archive Material)
    2015 Absolutely Anything Nasty Alien (Voice)
    2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
    1. E4 - Terry Gilliam
    Writer
    2015 Monty Python's Personal Best
    1. E2 - Graham Chapman
    2. E4 - Terry Gilliam
    Self
    2015 Monty Python's Personal Best Self (Archive Material)
    2014 Monty Python: The Meaning Of Live Self
    2014 Monty Python's Best Bits (Mostly) Self (Archive Material)
    2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Production Designer
    2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Writer
    2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Various
    2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Creator
    2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Animation
    2014 Imagine... Monty Python: And Now For Something Rather Similar Self
    2014 The Kumars
    1. E6 - Episode Six
    Guest
    2013 The Graham Norton Show - Series 14
    1. Special - Monty Python, Anchorman 2, Joan and Jackie Collins, Frank Skinner, Michael Bublé
    Guest
    2013 The Meaning Of Monty Python Self
    2013 A Liar's Autobiography Pilot (Voice)
    2013 A Liar's Autobiography Aleister Crowley (Voice)
    2013 A Liar's Autobiography José (Voice)
    2013 A Liar's Autobiography Dr One Across (Voice)
    2013 A Liar's Autobiography Interview Don 2 (Voice)
    2012 Cricklewood Greats Self
    2012 Monty Python: Almost The Truth Self
    2010 Not The Messiah Self
    2009 Monty Python's Wonderful World Of Sound Self
    2009 He's Not The Messiah, He's A Very Naughty Boy Self
    2004 Arena: Remember The Secret Policeman's Ball? Self
    1999 It's... The Monty Python Story Self
    1989 Parrot Sketch Not Included: 20 Years Of Monty Python Various
    1985 Brazil Director
    1983 Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life Various
    1983 Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl Various
    1979 Monty Python's Life Of Brian Animation
    1979 Monty Python's Life Of Brian Production Designer
    1979 Monty Python's Life Of Brian Writer
    1979 Monty Python's Life Of Brian Various
    1975 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Director
    1975 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Writer
    1975 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Ensemble Actor
    1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Animation
    1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Writer
    1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 4 Various
    1972 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 3 Animation
    1972 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 3 Writer
    1972 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 3 Various
    1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 2 Animation
    1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 2 Writer
    1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 2 Various
    1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 1 Animation
    1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 1 Writer
    1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus - Series 1 Various
    1969 Hark At Barker - Series 1 Caricatures

    Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
    Terry Gilliam on IMDb

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