Robert Earl Jones

Highest Rated: 100% Cockfighter (1974)
Birthday: Feb 3, 1910
Birthplace: Not Available
A former prize fighter and the father of one of America's best-loved actors, James Earl Jones, Robert Earl Jones is also an actor who launched his movie career in 1939, playing a small role in Odds Against Tomorrow (1959). Though never achieving anything even near the fame of his son, Jones found himself a comfortable niche in Hollywood and worked steadily though the '60s, '70s, '80s, and the early '90s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
50% Rain Without Thunder Old Lawyer 1992
60% Maniac Cop 2 Harry 1990
92% Witness Custodian 1985
No Score Yet The Gospel at Colonus Actor 1985
75% The Cotton Club Stage-Door Joe 1984
No Score Yet Proof of the Man Actor 1984
86% Trading Places Attendant 1983
82% Sleepaway Camp Ben 1983
No Score Yet Cold River Trapper 1982
No Score Yet American Short Story Actor 1977
100% Cockfighter Actor 1974
93% The Sting Luther Coleman 1973
No Score Yet The Scavengers Actor 1969
92% Hang 'em High Actor 1968
No Score Yet One Potato, Two Potato William Richards 1964
100% Wild River Ben 1960
86% Odds Against Tomorrow Guard 1959
No Score Yet Lying Lips Actor 1939

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
Judge
  • 1976

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