The Monty Python star, who has died aged 77, is the second of the comedy troupe to leave us, following Graham Chapman in 1989. Terry Jones acted in all four Monty Python movies and directed Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life. Here are some of his most memorable movie moments.
Brian’s mum Mandy Cohen in Life of Brian
Monty Python’s most famous and most controversial movie followed a young Jewish man who was mistaken for the Messiah instead of Jesus Christ.
Jones played his furious mother Mandy, who after attending a stoning was particularly irritated by Brian’s disciples waiting for him outside their home.
It was here that Jones offered Life of Brian’s most quotable line in.
He said: “Now you listen here! Here’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy! Now go away!”
Mr Creosote in The Meaning of Life
During one of the film’s most famous sketches, Jones played a comically fat man called Mr Creosote.
Waddling into a posh restaurant, he orders a ridiculous amount of food from John Cleese’s French waiter.
All the while, throwing up into a bucket, all over the floor, himself, the menu, the table and cleaning woman.
Having finished his food, the waiter manages to persuade Jones’ Creosote to eat just a “wafer-thin mint” which promptly explodes the gigantic man, bearing his innards.
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