A very naughty boy: Python star Terry Jones joins the choir invisibule
The actor, writer, director and comedian who shot to fame as a member of the comedy team, dies at 77
Terry Jones, who has died at the age of 77, was one of the six original members of the Monty Python team, alongside John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman and the animator Terry Gilliam.
A swarthy, large-featured man, Jones specialised in the show’s cast of bizarre middle-aged women characters in Hilda Ogden-style dresses, though he also became familiar as the nude organist who appeared in interludes between the main sketches.
Perhaps his most famous creation was the mother in Monty Python’s Life of Brian who yells at her son’s devoted followers: “He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy.”..