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Spike Jones (I) (1911–1965)

Spike Jones was born on December 14, 1911 in Long Beach, California, USA as Lindley Armstrong Jones. He was an actor, known for The Spike Jones Show (1957), The Spike Jones Show (1954) and Fireman Save My Child (1954). He was married to Helen Grayco and Patricia Middleton. He died on May 1, 1965 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Duke of Epsom
- Who Killed What's His Name? (1964) ... Duke of Epsom
 1961 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1961)
- Episode #1.10 (1961)
- Episode #1.9 (1961)
- Episode #1.8 (1961)
- Episode #1.7 (1961)
 1960 Swinging Spiketaculars (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1960)
 1954 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
Prince Charming / Pinocchio / Witch
- Episode #1.19 (1954)
- Pinocchio (1954) ... Pinocchio
- Episode #1.16 (1954)
- Easter Show (1954)
- Charity Bazaar (1954)
 1954 Fireman Save My Child
Lt. 'Mac' McGinty
 1947 Variety Girl
Spike Jones (as Spike Jones and His City Slickers)
 1947 Ladies' Man
Spike Jones - City Slicker Band Leader
 1946 Breakfast in Hollywood
Spike Jones
 1945 Bring on the Girls
Spike Jones Band
 1944 Meet the People
Spike Jones (uncredited)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars
Leader of His City Slickers
 1942 Idaho
Spike Jones
 1942 Pass the Biscuits, Mirandy (Short)
Lead Hillbilly in Flat Hat (uncredited)
 1942 Blacksmith Song (Short)
Blacksmith
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Show Show Self (22 credits)
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Other Works:

Spike and his City Slickers appeared in four 1942 Soundies, which were musical shorts made for coin-operated viewing machines. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Spike Jones and His City Slickers
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Began his career as a top studio drummer, working on several Bing Crosby sessions and as a percussionist on the The Wizard of Oz (1939) soundtrack, among many other assignments. See more »

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Sagittarius

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