​R.I.P. Monty Python Co-Founder, Actor and Director Terry Jones

He directed 'Life of Brian' and 'The Meaning of Life'
​R.I.P. Monty Python Co-Founder, Actor and Director Terry Jones
Terry Jones — the Welsh-born actor, writer and director best known for his work with Monty Python — has passed away at the age of 77.
 
He died on Monday (January 20), after living with a rare form of dementia called FTD for the past four years.
 
"We have all lost a kind, funny, warm, creative and truly loving man," his family said in a statement [via the BBC]. "We hope that this disease will one day be eradicated entirely. We ask that our privacy be respected at this sensitive time and give thanks that we lived in the presence of an extraordinarily talented, playful and happy man living a truly authentic life, in his words 'Lovingly frosted with glucose.'"
 
Jones met Michael Palin at Oxford University, and they went on to create the TV series Monty Python's Flying Circus alongside John Cleese, Eric Idle and Graham Chapman.
 
Jones appeared onscreen in Flying Circus and the group's films, playing characters like Arthur "Two Sheds" Jackson, Cardinal Biggles of the Spanish Inquisition and Mr. Creosote.
 
He also co-directed The Holy Grail with Terry Gilliam and had sole directing credits on Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life.
 
A number of celebrities from the British comedy world and beyond have shared tributes to the late Python. Read some of those below.