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Terry Gilliam

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Terry Gilliam

American-born British screenwriter, film director and actor, member of the Monty Python troupeadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1940.

Countries: United Kingdom (34%), United States (28%), (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Michael Palin, Jonathan Pryce

Linked to: Birmingham High School, Nike, Inc., Carl Zeiss AG, Der Tagesspiegel

 

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Terry Gilliam was born in 1940 add something


1949

Valentina Cortese - Cortese appeared in Jules Dassin's "Thieves' Highway" , Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "The Barefoot Contessa" , Michelangelo Antonioni's "Le Amiche" , Gérard Brach's "The Boat on the Grass", Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" , and in the Franco Zeffirelli projects such as the 1972 film "Brother Sun, Sister Moon", his 1977 miniseries, "Jesus of Nazareth" and the 1993 film "Sparrow"


1952

The family moved to Panorama City, California, in 1952. add something


1960

From fringe to flying circus: celebrating a unique generation of comedy, 1960–1980. add something

 

Max Wall - He played one of the inventors in the 1960s film "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and in 1977 he was seen as King Bruno the Questionable in Terry Gilliam's film "Jabberwocky"


1968

Heath Ledger died last month at the age of 28, but his final performance will live on – thanks to a little creativity and some famous friends. add something

 

I think we live in an age where we're just hammered, hammered to think this is what the world is. add something

 

In 1968, Gilliam obtained British citizenship, held dual American and British citizenship for the next 38 years. add something


1969

Monty Python - Broadcast by the BBC between 1969 and 1974, "Flying Circus" was conceived, written, and performed by its members Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric_Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin


1971

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - The novel first appeared as a two-part series in "Rolling Stone" magazine in 1971, was published as a book in 1972, and was later adapted into a film of the same name in 1998 by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro who portrayed Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo, respectively


1973

Gilliam has been married to the British make-up and costume designer Maggie Weston since 1973. add something


1977

Michael Palin - He starred as Dennis the Peasant in Terry Gilliam's 1977 film "Jabberwocky"


1979

With the gradual break-up of the Python troupe between Life of Brian in 1979 and The Meaning of Life in 1983, Gilliam became a screenwriter and director, building upon the experience he had acquired during the making of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. add something


1980

John Neville (actor) - He enjoyed a resurgence of international attention in the 1980s as a result of his starring role in Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen"

 

Michael Palin - In 1980, Palin co-wrote "Time Bandits" with Terry Gilliam

 

Joe Napolitano - In the 1980s, Napolitano's work included acting as assistant director on feature film projects, working on films with directors Brian Hutton, Danny DeVito, Stuart Rosenberg, Donald Bellisario, Ron Howard, Howard Zieff, Terry Gilliam, Antoine_Fuqua, and on multiple projects directed by Brian De Palma

 

Ian Holm - In the 1980s, he had memorable roles in "Time Bandits" , "Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes" and Terry Gilliam's "Brazil"

 

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen - When the film was screened at the British Film Institute in the 1980s, it served as an influence for Terry Gilliam, who was making his own version of the Munchausen stories, "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen"


1981

Gilliam says he used to think of his films in terms of trilogies, starting with Time Bandits in 1981. add something

 

Ralph Richardson - In 1981, he portrayed the Supreme Being in a cameo appearance near the end of the Terry Gilliam film Time Bandits.

 

Ian Holm - Next, in a cameo comic rendition, in Terry Gilliam's "Time Bandits" from 1981

 

David Rappaport - One of his most popular roles was as Randall, the leader of the gang of dwarves in the Terry Gilliam film "Time Bandits" in 1981

 

George Harrison - The first film produced under the company was 1981'S "Time Bandits", equipped with a soundtrack by Harrison, a solo project by Python Terry Gilliam for whom HandMade originally was to finance "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" before several funding parties including HandMade dropped out of the project


1983

Jonathan Pryce - After appearing mostly in TV films, such as the Ian McEwan-scripted "The Ploughman's Lunch", and "Martin Luther, Heretic", he achieved a breakthrough with his role as the subdued protagonist Sam Lowry in Terry Gilliam's 1985 film, "Brazil"


1984

Michael Palin - In 1984, he reunited with Terry Gilliam to appear in "Brazil"


1985

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, director David Yates paid homage to Gilliam's 1985 film Brazil. add something

 

Ray Cooper - He has produced and performed music in several of Terry Gilliam's productions, appearing on-screen in quirky roles like the technician who swats the beetle at the beginning of Gilliam's 1985 film "Brazil" and as the functionary whispering in the ear of Jonathan Pryce's Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson character in 1989's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen"

 

Jonathan Pryce - He made his breakthrough screen performance in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film "Brazil"

 

Kathryn Pogson - She appeared in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film "Brazil"

 

Barbara Hicks - She appeared in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film "Brazil" and Merchant Ivory Productions's 1992 Bafta *award-winning "Howards End"


1989

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - In 1989, "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" was almost made by director Terry Gilliam when he was given a script by illustrator Ralph Steadman


1991

The Fisher King - "'The Fisher King"' is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam


1995

The Truman Show - Directors who were considered after De Palma's departure included Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, Barry_Sonnenfeld and Steven Spielberg before Peter Weir signed on in early 1995, following a recommendation of Niccol


1996

In 1996, Gilliam directed the stage show Slava's Diabolo created and staged by Russian clown artist Slava Polunin. add something


1998

Hunter S. Thompson - It was first serialised in "Rolling Stone", a magazine with which Thompson would be long associated, and was released as a film starring Johnny Depp and directed by Terry Gilliam in 1998

 

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (film) - "'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"' is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo


1999

In 1999, Gilliam attempted to film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, budgeted at US$32.1 million, among the highest-budgeted films to use only European financing; but in the first week of shooting, the actor playing Don Quixote suffered a herniated disc, and a flood severely damaged the set. add something


2000

Consequently, he was Rowling (J._K._Rowling)'s first choice to direct Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 2000, but Warner Bros. add something

 

Jonathan Pryce - During the early 2000s Pryce starred and participated in a variety of movies, such as "The Affair of the Necklace", "What a Girl Wants", "Unconditional Love" and Terry Gilliam's unfinished "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote"


2002

In 2002, Gilliam directed a series of television advertisements called Secret Tournament. add something

 

Lost in La Mancha - "'Lost in La Mancha"' is a 2002 documentary film about Terry Gilliam's unfinished film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote", a film adaptation of the novel "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes


2005

Jeff Bridges - He starred in the 2005 Terry Gilliam film "Tideland", his second with the director

 

Jodelle Ferland - In 2005, she starred in the Terry Gilliam drama "Tideland", for which she received a Genie *award nomination in the Best Actress category

 

Lena Headey - Headey co-starred with Matt Damon and Heath Ledger in Terry Gilliam's "The Brothers Grimm", which was released in August 2005


2006

In 2006, Gilliam added that he found Alfonso Cuaron's Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to be "really good. add something

 

Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2006. add something

 

In January 2006 he renounced his American citizenship. add something


2007

Keown. add something

 

In October 2007, Dreams confirmed that this would be Gilliam's next project and was slated to star Christopher Plummer and Tom Waits. add something

 

Terry Pratchett - Director Terry Gilliam has announced in an interview with "Empire" magazine that he plans to adapt "Good Omens" but as of 2007 this still needed funding

 

Ibiza International Film Festival - The first edition of Ibiza IFF was held in 2007 with Xavier Benlloch as Festival Director, assisted by Gail Fear and with Daniel Benlloch and Jorge Benlloch as Cofounders and acting as Sponsors were John Hurt, Terry Gilliam, Sir Alan Parker, Bigas Luna and Ángela Molina


2008

After regaining the rights to the screenplay of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Gilliam restarted pre-production in 2008, with Johnny Depp still attached to the project. add something

 

The insurance company involved in the failed first attempt withheld the rights to the screenplay for several years but the production was finally restarted in 2008. add something

 

Zero Theorem was a planned feature film project by Gilliam. add something

 

On 22 January 2008, production of the film was disrupted following the death of Heath Ledger in New York City. add something

 

Editing was completed November 2008. add something

 

Heath Ledger - At the time of his death, on 22 January 2008, Ledger had completed about half of the work for his final film performance as Tony in Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"


2009

Gilliam was honored with the Director with Unique Visual Sensitivity Award at the Camerimage film festival in Lodz, Poland in 2009. add something

 

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, directed and co-written by Gilliam, was released in 2009. add something

 

Film Twitter channel launched on 30 March 2009, the film's post-production FX work finished on 31 March. add something

 

Production was said to start May 2009. add something

 

The UK release for the film was scheduled for 6 June 2009 but was pushed back to 16 October 2009. add something

 

However, Gilliam revealed on Canadian talk show The Hour on 17 December 2009, that Robert Duvall had been cast to play Quixote. add something

 

The USA release was on 25 December 2009. add something

 

The Zero Theorem - A later iteration of the project, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jessica Biel and Al Pacino and directed by Terry Gilliam, was set to begin production in 2009

 

Moya Brady - Brady's recent 2009 films include Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" and "The Soloist" with Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr

 

Paloma Faith - Faith was cast in Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" as Sally, the girlfriend of the Devil in 2009

 

Lily Cole - Her first leading role came in Terry Gilliam's 2009 fantasy film, "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus", playing Valentina, the teenage daughter of Christopher Plummer's title character, Dr Parnassus, whom Parnassus has promised to the Devil upon her 16th birthday

 

Tom Waits - In late 2009, Terry Gilliam's film "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" was released, with Waits in the role of Mr. Nick

 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - In November 2009, Terry Gilliam said he had finished re-casting the role, but he refused to disclose the actor's identity


2010

On 16 December 2010, Variety reported that Gilliam is to "godfather" a film called 1884 which is described as an animated steampunk parody of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, with several former Pythons lending their voice talents to the project whereas Gilliam will be credited as "creative adviser". add something

 

Andrew Garfield - On 5 January 2010, Garfield appeared briefly as Terry Gilliam's assistant in the Arcade Fire webcast pre-show at Madison Square Garden

 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - "Variety" reported on 5 September 2010 that Terry Gilliam had revealed funding had collapsed a month and half earlier and as a result shooting had not yet started

 

Absolutely Anything - On 14 September 2010, the film was first announced, and it was announced that John Oliver, Robin Williams, John Cleese, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam were cast in the film, with Eric Idle announced as joining his fellow Pythons on 20 February 2014


2011

Gilliam made his opera debut at London's English National Opera in May 2011, directing The Damnation of Faust by Hector Berlioz. add something


2012

In July 2012, Gilliam revealed plans for a future film, which would be shot in Bucharest, Romania, but although he denied that it would be "Don Quixote", refused to give any details add something

 

On 16 September 2012, the production opened at the Vlaamse Opera in Ghent, in the opera's original French language version and received praise from critics and audiences alike add something

 

In October 2012, the film was finally shot with Christoph Waltz replacing Thornton add something


2013

Samit Basu - Virgin Comic's closure prevented the publication of other projects with filmmaker Terry Gilliam and pop group Duran Duran In 2013, Basu published Local Monsters, a comic/fantasy take about six immigrant monsters living in a house in Delhi, and contributed to 18 days, a Grant Morrison take on the Mahabharata

 

The Zero Theorem - "'The Zero Theorem"' is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, written by Pat Rushin, and starring Christoph Waltz, Lucas Hedges, Mélanie Thierry, and David Thewlis


2014

In January 2014, Gilliam published a news on Facebook announcing "Dreams of Don Quixote have begun again" add something

 

In June 2014, Gilliam followed up on his success with "Faust" with a new ENO production of another opera by Berlioz, the rarely-performed "Benvenuto Cellini" add something

 

Benvenuto Cellini (opera) - English National Opera - A new production directed by Terry Gilliam has been scheduled by the English National Opera for Spring 2014

 

Benvenuto Cellini (opera) - English National Opera - A new production directed by Terry Gilliam, with the libretto in an English translation by Charles Hart, was premiered by the English National Opera on 5 June 2014

 

Charles Hart (lyricist) - His English lyrics for Benvenuto Cellini were part of a new production directed by Terry Gilliam at the English National Opera on 5 June 2014

 

Spike Milligan - The statue of Spike sitting on a bench was unveiled on 4 September 2014 at a ceremony attended by a number of local dignitaries and showbusiness celebrities including Roy Hudd, Michael Parkinson, Maureen Lipman, Terry Gilliam, Kathy_Lette, Denis Norden and Lynsey de Paul


2016

At the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, it was confirmed that "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" was going to be made, with Michael Palin and Adam Driver in starring roles add something

 

On December 11, 2016, Gilliam announced that he was now a grandfather as Amy had given birth add something

 

Michael Palin - At the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, it was announced that Palin is set to star alongside Adam Driver in Terry Gilliam's "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote"


2017

In March 2017, filming finally began, with Driver and Jonathan Pryce starring add something

 

On 4 June 2017, Gilliam announced that the shooting of the film was complete add something


2018

In May 2018, Gilliam suffered a minor stroke in London add something

 

The film premiered on 19 May 2018 as the closing film of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival , and was released in French theaters the same day add something