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James Jones (I) (1921–1977)

James Jones was born on November 6, 1921 in Robinson, Illinois, USA as James Ramon Jones. He was a writer and actor, known for The Thin Red Line (1998), From Here to Eternity (1953) and Some Came Running (1958). He was married to Gloria Jones. He died on May 9, 1977 in Southampton, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1998 The Thin Red Line (novel)
  From Here to Eternity (TV Series) (characters - 11 episodes, 1980) (based on a novel by - 1 episode, 1980)
- Revenge (1980) ... (characters)
- Aftermath (1980) ... (characters)
- Secrets (1980) ... (characters)
- Homecoming (1980) ... (characters)
- Crossroads (1980) ... (characters)
 1979 From Here to Eternity (TV Mini-Series) (novel "From Here to Eternity")
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Pistol (1965) ... (novel)
 1964 The Thin Red Line (from the novel by)
 1964 Aska susayanlar (novel "Some Came Running" - uncredited)
 1962 The Longest Day (additional episodes written by)
 1958 Some Came Running (novel "Some Came Running")
 1953 From Here to Eternity (based upon the novel by)
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 1958 Some Came Running
Crew Cut Man Playing Poker (uncredited)
 1953 From Here to Eternity
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 1953 From Here to Eternity ("Re-enlistment Blues" (1953))
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 1962 The Longest Day (script consultant - uncredited)
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 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #5.18 (1958) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Unaired television pilot, "From Here to Eternity", based on his novel. The pilot starred Darren McGavin and Sally Kellerman. See more »

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Won a National Book Award for his first novel, "From Here to Eternity." See more »

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Scorpio

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