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Robert Earl Jones

Highest Rated: 100% Cockfighter (1974)

Lowest Rated: 50% Rain Without Thunder (1992)

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
93% Witness Custodian 1985
No Score Yet The Gospel at Colonus Actor 1985
76% The Cotton Club Stage-Door Joe 1984
No Score Yet Proof of the Man Actor 1984
87% 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
94% The Sting Luther Coleman 1973
No Score Yet The Scavengers Actor 1969
92% Hang 'em High Actor 1968
100% One Potato, Two Potato William Richards 1964
100% Wild River Ben 1960
88% Odds Against Tomorrow Guard 1959
No Score Yet Lying Lips Actor 1939

TV

Credit
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
Judge 1976

QUOTES FROM Robert Earl Jones CHARACTERS

Luther Coleman says: You're a con man, and you blew it like a pimp. I didn't teach ya to be no pimp.

Johnny Hooker/Kelly says: What's eatin' you? I've blown money before.

Luther Coleman says: I'm out, Johnny

Luther Coleman says: I'm out, Johnny.