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Robert Earl Jones (1910–2006)

Robert Earl Jones was born on February 3, 1910 in Senatobia, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for The Sting (1973), Trading Places (1983) and Witness (1985). He was married to Jumelle P. Jones, Ruth Connolly and Ruth Williams. He died on September 7, 2006 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Old Lawyer
 1990 Maniac Cop 2
 1984 Billions for Boris
 1983 Trading Places
 1982 Cold River
The Trapper
 1977 Ningen no shômei
Wilshire Hayward
 1974 Cockfighter
 1973 The Sting
Luther Coleman (as Robertearl Jones)
 1964 One Potato, Two Potato
William Richards
 1964 Terror in the City
 1960 The Secret of the Purple Reef
Tobias (as Robert Earl)
 1960 Wild River
Sam Johnson (uncredited)
 1959 Odds Against Tomorrow
Club Employee (uncredited)
 1940 The Notorious Elinor Lee
Benny Blue
 1939 Lying Lips
Detective Wenzer
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Earl | Robertearl Jones


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Had a deep, mellifluous voice like that of his son. See more »

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