Terry Gilliam: My hand-painted sheepskin coat kickstarted my Monty Python friendships

Terry Gilliam: My hand-painted sheepskin coat kickstarted my Monty Python friendships – they thought I was cool!

10:23 PM on 30th September 2011

We ask a celebrity a set of devilishly probing questions – and only accept THE definitive answer. This week it’s director and cartoonist Terry Gilliam…

Homebody: Terry Gilliam

Homebody: Terry Gilliam”s prized possession is the north London house that he bought with his wife 26 years ago

Heath Ledger Pinocchio

Memorable: Heath Ledger”s death was big sadness to Terry and Disney”s Pinocchio is a film that he could watch time and time again

Imagination: Terry says he has been influenced most by the cartoonist Harvey Kurtzman who was a godfather of Monty Python

Imagination: Terry says he has been influenced most by the cartoonist Harvey Kurtzman who was a godfather of Monty Python

Stirring: The Tyger by William Blake touches Terry

Stirring: The Tyger by William Blake touches Terry”s soul

Lasting: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Lasting: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller