'Monty Python' star, Terry Jones, passes away at 77 years old

'Monty Python' star, Terry Jones, passes away at 77 years old

- Terry Jones, a comedian admired for his great work with popular comedic group Monty Python, has passed away

- Terry was 77 years old and the second member of the group to pass in less than a month

- After news of his passing was shared, his fans flooded the social media streets with fond memories and kind words

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The Monty Python group is very popular and admired for their great comedic achievements (and silliness).

Sadly, their members are old now and passing away. Niel Innes died less than a month ago, as reported on by Briefly.co.za. The comedian is said to have died of natural causes on Sunday, 29 December.

Now, another member has departed from this world - Terry Jones. Terry is easily one of fans' favourite members of Monty Python.

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Terry died on 21 January after battling primary progressive aphasia - a rare form of dementia that affects speech, according to a report by CNN.

Since news of Terry's death was shared, many of his fans took time from their schedules to say something kind about him. He will be missed by many.


"Sad news, to be sure. I recently saw Holy Grail and Life of Brian back-to-back. These films hold up 40+ years on. Great direction by Terry Jones is a key reason why. Condolences to the family and remaining Pythons. Rest in peace, Terry Jones."


"He was a great actor, a superb writer, an amazing director. All his work was full of his talent, kindness, sense of humour, and I just don't know what to say. Sad day for the Python, for comedy, for cinema, for humanity."


"It's hard to pick a favourite Python, but I always had a soft spot in my heart for Terry J. I feel like I lost a beloved and funny uncle. Sending love to his family and the rest of the Pythons."


"Sending love and condolences to you four (remaining members of Monty Python), the Jones family and all associated with the Pythons. Thank you Terry J, remembered with admiration, appreciation and fitful hysterics always."


"R.I.P. Terry. Thank you very much for the countless hilarious moments that you and the rest of Monty Python have given us for all these years."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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