Monthy Python star Terry Jones has died aged 77.
His death follows four years after being diagnosed with dementia.
His family stated “We have all lost a kind, funny, warm, creative and truly loving man”.
John Cleese stated “Of his many achievements, for me the greatest gift he gave us all was his direction of Life of Brian. Perfection.”
Other Python stars such as Eric Idle paid their tributes. Stephen Fry, Adrian Edmondson and David Schneider made their tributes to the director on Twitter.