Terry Jones Of ‘Monty Python’ Diagnosed With Dementia At 74
|09/23/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Terry Jones, a writer, director and actor most famous for his role in Monty Python’s comedy troupe, has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, according to his spokesperson.
“Terry has been diagnosed with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a variant of Frontotemporal Dementia,” a rep for the 74-year-old said. “This illness affects his ability to communicate and he is no longer able to give interviews.”
The representative issued the statement to explain why Jones couldn’t accept his recently awarded British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Film and Television in person.
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