(2014-present) He is acting on Broadway in revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's 1937 Pulitzer Prize-winning play: "You Can't Take It With You" - playing Grandpa Martin Vanderhof opposite Anna Chlumsky, Annaleigh Ashford, Kristine Nielsen, Richard Thomas, Elizabeth Ashley, Byron Jennings, Julie Halston, etc. Set Design: ...
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James Earl Boggins Jones
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I have to look for film or TV work. If the great roles aren't around -- and they usually aren't -- then I try to pick projects which will at least take me to interesting locations. To the best of my abilities, I give them Academy Award caliber performances. I can't put down any jobs that help me pay my bills. The problem is most of the movies and TV shows I've been in haven't given me much to do ...
Narrated the documentary Black Indians: An American Story
(2001) , which explores issues of racial identity between the mixed-descent peoples of both Native American and African American heritage. Jones himself is a Black Indian.
Unmistakeable contagious laugh