Nominated for 1 Oscar.
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Monty Python's Flying Circus
(TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (written by - 41 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (additional material - 1 episode, 1969) (conceived and written by - 1 episode, 1969)
... (written by)
(TV Series) (writer)
Had a guest appearance on the television programme "Hotel Babylon"
2 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
22 Interviews |
12 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I think there's a side of me that's trying to compete with Lucas and Spielberg - I don't usually admit this publicly - because I tend to think that they only go so far, and their view of the world is rather simplistic. What I want to do is take whatever cinema is considered normal or successful at a particular time and play around with it - to use it as a way of luring audiences in.
He did not originally intend to cast Sean Connery
as King Agamemnon in Time Bandits
(1981), he merely wrote in the screenplay that when Agamemnon took off his helmet that he looked "exactly like Sean Connery." To Gilliam's surprise, the script found its way into Connery's hands and Connery subsequently expressed interest in doing the film.
Heavy use of wide angle lenses