(LONDON) — Terry Jones, a member of theMonty Pythoncomedy troupe, has died. He became 77 and had been suffering from dementia.
Jones’s agent says he died Tuesday evening. In a assertion, his family talked about he died “after a long, extremely intrepid but constantly correct humored combat with a uncommon earn of dementia, FTD.” (Jones became diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in 2016.)
With Eric Indolent, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman and Terry Gilliam, Jones fashioned Monty Python’s Flying Circus, whose anarchic humor helped revolutionize British comedy.
Jones seemed within the troupe’s TV series and flicks includingMonty Python and the Holy GrailandThe Life of Brian.
Jones’s wife, Anna Soderstrom, and formative years Invoice, Sally and Siri, talked about “we now maintain all misplaced a type, silly, warm, ingenious and surely loving man whose uncompromising individuality, relentless mind and unprecedented humor has given pleasure to a lot of millions across six decades.”
“His work with Monty Python, his books, movies, tv programs, poems and diverse work will are residing on forever, a becoming legacy to a legal polymath,” they talked about.