Monty Python star Terry Jones dead at 77

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FILE – In this photo of August 21, 2010, Terry Jones arrives at an Emmy delivery ceremony to the creative arts in Los Angeles. Jones, a founding member of the comedy company Monty Python, died on January 21, 2020. He was 77 years old. (AP Photo / Chris Pizzello, file)

(CNN) – Monty Python star Terry Jones died Tuesday at the age of 77.

Britain’s P-A Media news agency reported Jones’ passing, citing his agent.

Jones was known for his role as a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe with whom he directed films such as “Life of Brian.”

FILE – In this photo of August 21, 2010, Terry Jones arrives at an Emmy delivery ceremony to the creative arts in Los Angeles. Jones, a founding member of the comedy company Monty Python, died on January 21, 2020. He was 77 years old. (AP Photo / Chris Pizzello, file)

According to P-A Media, Jones passed away at his London home with his wife Anna Soderstrom by his side.

He had been suffering with various health issues including dementia.

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