Robert Earl Jones

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 63
Robert Earl Jones, sometimes credited as Earl Jones, was an American actor and prizefighter. One of the first prominent black film stars, Jones was a living link with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s, having worked with Langston Hughes early in his career.

Robert Earl Jones, sometimes credited as Earl Jones, was an American actor and prizefighter. One of the first prominent black film stars, Jones was a living link with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s, having worked with Langston Hughes early in his career.

Born

Thursday, 03 February 1910

Died

Thursday, 07 September 2006

Actor Filmography

Rain Without Thunder Old Lawyer 1993
Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor Ben (archive footage) 1992
Maniac Cop 2 Harry 1990
True Blue 1989
Witness Custodian 1985
The Cotton Club Stage Door Joe 1984
Billions for Boris Grandaddy 1984
Sleepaway Camp Ben 1983
Trading Places Attendant 1983
Cold River The Trapper 1982
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Rain Without Thunder Old Lawyer 1993
Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor Ben (archive footage) 1992
Maniac Cop 2 Harry 1990
True Blue 1989
Witness Custodian 1985
The Cotton Club Stage Door Joe 1984
Billions for Boris Grandaddy 1984
Sleepaway Camp Ben 1983
Trading Places Attendant 1983
Cold River The Trapper 1982
The Sophisticated Gents Big Ralph Joplin 1981
Proof of the Man Wilshire Hayward 1977
Lou Grant Earl Humphrey 1977
The Displaced Person Astor 1977
Cockfighter Buford 1974
The Sting Luther Coleman (as Robertearl Jones) 1973
Kojak Judge 1973
Great Performances Creon 1971
One Potato, Two Potato William Richards 1964
The Defenders Joe Dean 1961
The Secret Of The Purple Reef Tobias (as Robert Earl) 1960
Wild River Sam Johnson 1960
Lying Lips Detective Wenzer 1939
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