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Hoppy Jones (1905–1944)

Hoppy Jones was born on February 17, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Orville Jones. He was an actor, known for The Great American Broadcast (1941), NBC/RCA Experimental Television Demonstration for the Press (1936) and Pardon My Sarong (1942). He died on October 18, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Great American Broadcast
Pardon My Sarong
Pardon My Sarong The Four Ink Spots Member


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 1942 Pardon My Sarong
The Four Ink Spots Member (uncredited)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast
Song Specialty
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 1936 NBC/RCA Experimental Television Demonstration for the Press (TV Movie)
Himself - The Ink Spots

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Provided the signature "talking bass" vocal for the Ink Spots early hits. Unfortunately, he suffered from epilepsy, which worsened in July of 1944. He suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and collapsed onstage at the Zanzibar nightclub in NYC on October 18, 1944, and died later at his home. See more »

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