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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 12 August 1954Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameSamuel Gerald Jones
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Actor Sam J. Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in Sacramento, California. He was educated at Mira Loma High School in Sacramento and went on to serve as a United States Marine. Jones made his screen debut in Blake Edwards' comedy film 10 (1979). In 1980, he was cast in the iconic role of Flash Gordon in the cult classic of the same name, Flash Gordon (1980). A solid acting career in mostly television roles followed. Jones came back to moviegoers attention, making a cameo as a version of himself in the comedy film Ted (2012).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (2)

Ramona Lynn Jones (26 June 1992 - present) (3 children)
Lynn Eriks (1982 - 1987) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

Under the name Andrew Cooper III, he appeared as the centerfold in Playgirl magazine's June 1975 issue.
A former United States Marine and recipient of numerous entertainment, civic and humanitarian awards, including Citizen of the Year, presented by California State Senate, County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, and North Hollywood Police Department; as well as the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Entertainment Industry, presented by the Southern California Motion Picture Council.
Is the CEO of Inner Cordon, Inc., an international security company providing diplomatic and executive protection for high profile clients around the world.
Best known for playing the title role of the cult film Flash Gordon (1980).
Also provides diplomatic and executive protection for VIPs traveling to high risk environments.
He was mugged in Leicester Square the night before filming Flash Gordon (1980).
His entire dialogue in Flash Gordon (1980) was dubbed by another actor.

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