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Christopher Jones (I) (1941–2014)

Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late 60s counterculture era and a would-be successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born Billy Frank Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee in 1941, his artist mother had to be institutionalized when Chris was 4. She died in a mental facility in 1960 and ... See full bio »

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 1996 Mad Dog Time
Nicholas Falco
 1969 The Looking Glass War
Leiser
 1968 Three in the Attic
Paxton Quigley
 1968 Wild in the Streets
Max Jacob 'Frost' Flatow Jr.
 1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Greg Martin
- The Test Tube Killer Affair (1967) ... Greg Martin
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Brandon Hill
- Tempest in a Texas Town (1967) ... Brandon Hill (as Chris Jones)
 1967 Chubasco
Chubasco
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 1999 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Christopher Jones (1999) ... Himself
 1970 Film Night (TV Series)
Himself
- We're the Last of the Travelling Circuses (1970) ... Himself (as Chris Jones)

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Night of the Iguana" on Broadway.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Chris Jones

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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But you know, I loved David [David Lean], and he liked me and we got along great most of the time. Just a few times it was head-to-head. But I totally respected him. A brilliant director. The best there was. See more »

Trivia:

Served six months in a military stockade on Governor's Island in New York, NY for going AWOL from the Army. After being discharged, he remained in New York City and fell in with the arts crowd, which lead to a love of painting and his career in acting. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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