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Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam
  • Career: Actor
  • Top celebrities: 2618
  • BirthDate: 1940, 22 of November , Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Spouse: Maggie Weston (1973 - present) 3 children
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Facts of life

    Terry Gilliam

     

    Terence Vance Gilliam was born on November 22, 1940. He is commonly known as Terry Gilliam and is an American born British film director, animator, screenwriter, actor and also a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. He relinquished his American citizenship and formally announced it in the year 2006. He was the only member of Python who was not born in Britain, he became a naturalized citizen of Britain in 1968. He has been married to Maggie Weston since 1968.

    He is renowned for his work in some of the famous movies namely The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Brazil, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, etc. He was J.K. Rowling’s first choice to direct the Harry Potter series but Warner Bros. swapped him for Chris Columbus. His first successful film was ‘Time Bandits’ that gained more than eight times the investment made in its production at the box office. He has also been nominated for various awards.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1986 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for:Brazil (1985). Shared with: Tom Stoppard Charles McKeown"
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1996 for "Best Director for:12 Monkeys (1995)."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1992 for "Best Director for:König der Fischer (1991)."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1982 for "Best Director for:Time Bandits (1981)."
    Won Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award - 2007 for ""
    Won Academy Fellowship - 2009 for ""
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1984 for "Best Short Film for:The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983)."
    Won Special Award - 1970 for "for:"Monty Python's Flying Circus" (1969). For the graphics."
    3rd place Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost" - 1996 for "for:12 Monkeys (1995)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1998 for "for:Angst und Schrecken in Las Vegas (1998)."
    Won Capri Legend Award - 2003 for ""
    Nominated CFCA Award - 1992 for "Best Director for:König der Fischer (1991)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 2008 for ""
    Won Empire Award - 1997 for "Best Director for:12 Monkeys (1995)."
    Won Best Short Film Award - 2011 for "for:The Wholly Family (2011). Drama"
    Nominated International Fantasy Film Award - 1983 for "Best Film for:Time Bandits (1981)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1992 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:König der Fischer (1991)."
    Nominated Hugo - 1990 for "Best Dramatic Presentation for:The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). Shared with: Rudolph Erich Raspe (novel) Charles McKeown (screenplay) Gottfried August Bürger (novel)"
    Won Leopard of Honor - 2005 for ""
    2nd place LAFCA Award - 1991 for "Best Director for:König der Fischer (1991)."
    Won LAFCA Award - 1985 for "Best Director for:Brazil (1985)."
    3rd place NSFC Award - 1986 for "Best Screenplay for:Brazil (1985). Shared with: Charles McKeown Tom Stoppard Tied with Prizzi's Honor (1985)."
    Won FIPRESCI Prize - 2005 for "for:Tideland (2005)."
    Nominated Satellite Award - 2009 for "Best Art Direction & Production Design for:Das Kabinett des Doktor Parnassus (2009). Shared with: David Warren Anastasia Masaro"
    Won Time-Machine Honorary Award - 2000 for ""
    Won Visionary Award - 2005 for ""
    Won People's Choice Award - 1991 for "for:König der Fischer (1991)."
    Nominated Golden Lion - 2005 for "for:The Brothers Grimm (2005)."
    Won Little Golden Lion - 1991 for "for:König der Fischer (1991)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 428
  • Films with Terry Gilliam: The Wholly Family - 2011
    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - 2009
    Tideland - 2005
    Education Tips No. 41: Choosing a Really Expensive School - 2003
    Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python - 2002
    Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python - 1999
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 1998
    Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail - 1996
    Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python - 1989
    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen - 1988
    Brazil - 1985
    The Crimson Permanent Assurance - 1983
    The Meaning of Life - 1983
    Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl - 1982
    Time Bandits - 1981
    Life of Brian - 1979
    Jabberwocky - 1977
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail - 1975
    Monty Python's Flying Circus - 1969-1974
    The Miracle of Flight - 1974
    And Now for Something Completely Different - 1971
    Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus - 1971
    Broaden Your Mind - 1968
    Marty - 1968
    Do Not Adjust Your Set - 1968
    Absolutely Anything - 2012
    A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman - 2011
    The Monster of Nix - 2011
    The Legend of Hallowdega - 2010
    Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy - 2010
    Locked Out - 2006
    Monty Python's The Meaning of Life - 1997
    Spies Like Us - 1985
    Euroshow 71 - 1971
    The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine - 1971-1972
    We Have Ways of Making You Laugh - 1968
    Storytime - 1968
    The Brothers Grimm - 2005
    Twelve Monkeys - 1995
    The Fisher King - 1991
    Stranger Than Fiction - 2006
    Cry of the Banshee - 1970
    Hark at Barker - 1969
    1884: Yesterday's Future - 2012
    The PianoTuner of EarthQuakes - 2005
    Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time - 1994
    Lost in La Mancha - 2002
    Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen - 1998
    Special Collector's Edition - 2010
    Tin Can - 2010/I
    Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story - 2009
    The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen - 2008
    The Secret Life of Brian - 2007
    Checkpoint Echo - 2006
    The Aristocrats - 2005
    Terry Gilliam on Federico Fellini's 8½ - 2001
    StarCraft - 1998
    Reservoir Dogs - 1992
    For No Good Reason - 2012
    The Cricklewood Greats - 2012
    Ken Russell: A Bit of a Devil - 2012
    Ebert Presents: At the Movies - 2011
    Movie Kingdom - 2011
    Film '72 - 2005-2011
    Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan - 2011
    55th BFI London Film Festival - 2011
    George Harrison: Living in the Material World - 2011
    Adventures in Plymptoons! - 2011
    Late Review - 2011
    Calendar - 2011
    Dante Ferretti: Scenografo italiano - 2010
    Moving Pictures Live! - 2010
    Terry et ses petits tracas - 2010
    Janela Indiscreta - 2010
    Up Close with Carrie Keagan - 2010
    In Conversation - 2010
    Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) - 2010
    Made in Hollywood - 2009
    The Fabulous Picture Show - 2009
    The Hour - 2009
    Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition - 2009
    Cinema 3 - 2000-2009
    Monty Python: Almost the Truth - Lawyers Cut - 2009
    Días de cine - 1992-2009
    Late Night with Jimmy Fallon - 2009
    The ONE Show - 2009
    Xposé - 2009
    Monty Python Almost the Truth Obligatory Making of Special - 2009
    España, plató de cine - 2009
    This Morning - 2009
    The Orange British Academy Film Awards - 2009
    Diabolo's Workshop - 2009
    Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices - 2008
    British Film Forever - 2007
    Buenafuente - 2007
    The Making of 'Tideland' - 2007
    The Comedy Map of Britain - 2007
    Richard & Judy - 2007
    Jools's Hootenanny - 2006
    Space Top 10 Countdown - 2006
    Na plovárne - 2006
    The South Bank Show - 1991-2006
    HypaSpace - 2006
    HARDtalk Extra - 2006
    Mark Lawson Talks to... - 2006
    Tout le monde en parle - 2006
    The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury - 2006
    Waratte iitomo! - 2006
    Monty Python's Personal Best - 2006
    The 50 Greatest Comedy Films - 2006
    The Unseen Spike Milligan - 2005
    Breakfast - 2005
    Animation Nation - 2005
    The Frank Skinner Show - 2005
    San Sebastián 2005: Crónica de Carlos Boyero - 2005
    Getting Gilliam - 2005
    Magacine - 2005
    Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches - 2005
    Nos Zamis Lé Hyens - 2005
    Comedy Connections - 2005
    Terry's Wrap Up Party - 2004
    Brits Go to Hollywood - 2003
    Great Performances - 2003
    The Meaning of Making 'The Meaning of Life' - 2003
    29th Telluride Film Festival Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2002: Terry Gilliam Interviewed by Salman Rushdie - 2003
    Breakfast with Hunter - 2003
    Hunter Goes to Hollywood - 2003
    Forever Ealing - 2002
    Festival Pass with Chris Gore - 2002
    + de cinéma - 2002
    From Spam to Sperm - 2000
    Omnibus - 1986-2000
    Trigger Happy TV - 2000
    Ruby - 1999
    The Directors - 1999
    Pythonland - 1999
    Spotlight on Location: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 1998
    Charlie Rose - 1996-1998
    The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys - 1996
    The Battle of Brazil: A Video History - 1996
    Late Show with David Letterman - 1995
    The Last Machine - 1995
    Arena - 1994
    Danny Baker After All - 1993
    Naked Hollywood - 1991
    Life of Python - 1990
    The Movie Life of George - 1989
    Around the World in 80 Days - 1989
    Late Night with David Letterman - 1982-1989
    Def II - 1988
    The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross - 1987
    What Is Brazil? - 1985
    Cinématon - 1984
    The Secret Policeman's Private Parts - 1984
    The Meaning of Monty Python's Meaning of Life - 1983
    Clapper Board - 1981
    Friday Night, Saturday Morning - 1980
    The Pythons: Somewhere in Tunisia, Circa A.D. 1979 - 1979
    Pleasure at Her Majesty's - 1976
    Monty Python & the Holy Grail Location Report - 1974
    The Midnight Special - 1973
    Monty Python's Flying Circus - 1972
    Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián - 2008
    Morir de humor - 2008
    What the Pythons Did Next... - 2007
    Ceremonia de clausura - 2005
    Cinema mil - 2005
    The Sketch Show Story - 2001
    John Cleese & Anders Lund Madsen - 1999
    Funny Business - 1992
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