Terry Gilliam

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Terry Gilliam
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Birth name Terence Vance Gilliam
Born November 22, 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Notable Roles Monty Python's Flying Circus: Monty Python member
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 BAFTA TV Special Award
1 AFI Star Award (with Monty Python)
Other: 1 Capri Legend Award, Italy; 1 Empire Award, UK; 1 Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland, Leopard of Honor; 2 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, USA; 1 San Sebastián International Film Festival Prize, Spain; 1 Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival, Spain, Time-Machine Honorary Award; 1 Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, Visionary Award; 1 Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, People's Choice Award; 1 Venice Film Festival, Italy, Silver Lion
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Terry Gilliam is an American director and writer best known for his work on such films as Time Bandits, Brazil and Twelve Monkeys, and on TV as a member of Monty Python on Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Monty Python's Flying Circus Monty Python member 1969–1974 1 2 3 4
Around the World in 80 Days Himself 1989 1
The Last Machine Presenter 1995 1
Festival Pass with Chris Gore Himself 2002 1
Monty Python's Personal Best Himself 2006 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Trigger Happy TV Himself 1x02 - Terry Gilliam January 21, 2000
Comedy Connections Himself 3x01 - Monty Python's Flying Circus February 21, 2005

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Late Night with David Letterman February 3, 1982
Late Night with David Letterman February 28, 1989
The South Bank Show Terry Gilliam October 6, 1991
Late Show with David Letterman Show 511 December 27, 1995
The Charlie Rose Show January 4, 1996
The Charlie Rose Show May 11, 1998
Ruby September 13, 1999
Omnibus Wallace & Gromit Go Chicken June 28, 2000
Magacine September 9, 2005
The Frank Skinner Show October 27, 2005
The Film Programme October 31, 2005
Breakfast November 2, 2005
The Film Programme December 29, 2005
Waratte Iitomo April 12, 2006

Notable Film Roles

Writer

Staff Writer

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Do Not Adjust Your Set 1967 –1969 Writer 1 2
Marty 1968 –1969 Writer 1 2
Broaden Your Mind 1968 –1969 Writer 1 2
Monty Python's Flying Circus 1969 –1974 Writer 1 2 3 4

Notable Films Written

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

BAFTA TV Awards

(1 Win)

  • Won: Special Award (1969)
Monty Python's Flying Circus, for the graphics

American Film Institute

(1 Win)

Honoring "the talents of those who have made a significant impact and have had an enduring influence on the television and motion picture industries."

Other Awards

  • Academy Awards
    • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (1985) - Brazil
  • Golden Globes, Motion Picture
    • Nominated: Best Director - Motion Picture (1991) - The Fisher King
  • BAFTA Film Awards
    • Nominated: Best Short Film (1983) - The Crimson Permanent Assurance
  • Cannes Film Festival
    • Nominated: Golden Palm (1998) - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best Director (1981) - Time Bandits
    • Nominated: Best Writing (1981) - Time Bandits
    • Nominated: Best Director (1991) - The Fisher King
    • Nominated: Best Director (1995) - Twelve Monkeys
  • Berlin International Film Festival Awards, Germany
    • Nominated: Reader Jury of the Berliner Morgenpost (1996) - Twelve Monkeys
    • Nominated: Golden Berlin Bear (1996) - Twelve Monkeys
  • Capri, Hollywood, Awards, Italy
    • Won: Capri Legend Award (2003)
  • Empire Awards, UK
    • Won: Best Director (1996) - Twelve Monkeys
  • Fantasporto International Fantasy Film Awards, Portugal
    • Nominated: Best Film (1983) - Time Bandits
  • Locarno International Film Festival Golden Leopards, Switzerland
    • Won: Leopard of Honor (2005)
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Director (1985) - Brazil
    • Won: Best Screenplay (1985) - Brazil
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain
    • Won: FIPRESCI Prize (2005) - Tideland
    • Nominated: Golden Seashell (2005) - Tideland
  • Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival, Spain
    • Won: Time-Machine Honorary Award (2000)
  • Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden
    • Won: Visionary Award (2005)
  • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
    • Won: People's Choice Award (1991) - The Fisher King
  • Venice Film Festival, Italy
    • Won: Silver Lion (1991) - The Fisher King
    • Nominated: Golden Lion (1991) - The Fisher King
    • Nominated: Golden Lion (2005) - The Brothers Grimm

Trivia