Terry Gilliam filmography

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American actor and filmmaker Terry Gilliam, known for his work with the Monty Python comedy troupe, has directed 13 feature films and five short films, and written for several additional films and television series. He received the 1988 BAFTA Award along with other Monty Python members for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema,[1] and in 2009 received the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title
Director Writer Producer Notes
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail Yes Yes No Co-directed with Terry Jones
1977 Jabberwocky Yes Yes No
1981 Time Bandits Yes Yes Yes
1985 Brazil Yes Yes No
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Yes Yes No
1991 The Fisher King Yes No No
1995 12 Monkeys Yes No No
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Yes Yes No
2005 The Brothers Grimm Yes No No
Tideland Yes Yes No
2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Yes Yes Yes
2013 The Zero Theorem Yes No No
2018 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Yes Yes No

Shorts[edit]

Year Title
Director Writer Producer Actor Role
1974 Miracle of Flight Yes Yes Yes No
1979 Story Time Yes Yes No Yes Narrator (voice only)
1983 The Crimson Permanent Assurance Yes Yes No Yes Workman (uncredited cameo)
2010 The Legend of Hallowdega Yes No No Yes Senior Citizen in Photo (uncredited)
2011 The Wholly Family Yes Yes No No

Contributing work[edit]

Year Title
Director Writer Producer Notes
1970 Cry of the Banshee No No No Animated opening title sequence
1971 And Now for Something Completely Different Partial Yes No Director of animated segments
1979 Monty Python's Life of Brian No Yes No
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl No Yes No Concert film
1983 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life No Yes No

Television[edit]

Series[edit]

Year Title
Writer Actor Other functions
1969–1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus Yes Yes Animator

Contributing writer[edit]

Year Title
Writer Actor Other functions
1968 Do Not Adjust Your Set Yes No Additional writing material
Marty Yes Yes
Broaden Your Mind Yes Yes

Advertisements[edit]

Acting roles[edit]

Year Title
Role Note
1969–1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus Various roles 44 episodes
1971 And Now for Something Completely Different
1972 Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus Television film
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail
1977 Jabberwocky Man with Rock Cameo
1979 Monty Python's Life of Brian Various roles
1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl Concert film
1983 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
1985 Brazil Smoking Man at Shangri-La Towers Uncredited cameo
Spies Like Us Dr. Imhaus
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Irritating Singer Inside Fish Uncredited cameo
1996 Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail Various roles (voice) Video game
1997 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
2006 Locked Out Fake Baby Cameo
2010 Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) Not an Individual/Mexican/Mountie Concert film
2011 "The Monster of Nix" The Ranger (voice) Short film
2012 I Rec U Dr. Therieux
A Liar's Autobiography:
The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
Various roles (voice)
The Unfinished Swan The King (voice) Video game
2013 9 Month Stretch Charles Meatson Cameo
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Various roles Concert film
2015 Jupiter Ascending Seal and Signet Minister[3][4] Cameo
Absolutely Anything Nasty Alien (voice)
2018 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Giant 2 (voice) Cameo
2020 Bye Bye Morons The Hunter Cameo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema in 1988". BAFTA.org. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Gilliam to get Bafta fellowship". BBC News. 3 February 2009. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  3. ^ Gilliam, Terry (May 16, 2013). "Timeline Photos". Retrieved May 16, 2013.
  4. ^ "Interview: Terry Gilliam On Rewriting 'Don Quixote,' His Role In 'Jupiter Ascending' & Lacking Diplomacy | The Playlist". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved February 14, 2014.

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