Nov. 22nd, 1940
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Terry Gilliam's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2003 - Breakfast with Hunter
2002 - Lost in La Mancha
1985 - Brazil
1985 - Spies Like Us
1983 - The Crimson Permanent Assurance
1982 - Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl
1979 - Monty Python's Life of Brian
1977 - Jabberwocky
1975 - Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Guest TV Roles
- Turned down the opportunity to direct _Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)_ (qv), _Enemy Mine (1985)_ (qv), and _Forrest Gump (1994)_ (qv) and _Alien: Resurrection (1997)_ (qv).
- Member of the comedy group "Monty Python" along with 'John Cleese' (qv), 'Michael Palin' (qv), 'Terry Jones (I)' (qv), 'Eric Idle' (qv) and 'Graham Chapman' (qv). Gilliam also created the animations.
- Born in Minnesota, he is the only non-British member of the Monty Python comedy troupe
- Founding editor of and principal contributor to campus humor magazine, "Fang", at Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA in the early 1960s.
- Was slated to direct an adaptation of the novel "Good Omens" by 'Neil Gaiman' (qv) and 'Terry Pratchett' (qv). The project languished in development for three years before finally being abandoned.
- Has taken British citizenship.
- Gave up his US citizenship in January 2006. [source: Haaretz interview, Feb. 2006].
- Directed a series of TV ads for Nike in 2001. They were part of The Scorpion Knockout Campaign, which featured some of the best soccer players on the globe. That campaign went to win a Cannes award in 2002, in the category of Best TV Campaign.