No photo available. Represent Etta Jones? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 260,128 this week

Etta Jones (1919–1997)

Etta Jones was born on August 27, 1919 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA as Etta Elma Jones. She was married to John Medlock, John William Mills and Gerald Wilson. She died on June 29, 1997 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. See full bio »

Leading Men to Watch on Prime Video

From a sardonic doctor and a teen werewolf to some very different detectives, we've got four iconic TV shows for you to stream now on Prime Video.

Watch the video

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 693 people
created 12 Aug 2012

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Etta Jones's work have you seen?

Known For

The Big Broadcast of 1936 Member of the Dandridge Sisters
The Collection Soundtrack
Jazzwomen Actress


Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
 2016 The Collection (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes)
- The Offer (2016) ... (performer: "I Love Paris")
- The Betrayal (2016) ... (performer: "I Love Paris")
- The Weekend (2016) ... (performer: "I Love Paris")
- The Afterglow (2016) ... (performer: "I Love Paris")
- The Launch (2016) ... (performer: "I Love Paris")
 2015 I'll See You in My Dreams (performer: "Don't Go to Strangers")
Hide Hide Show Show Actress (7 credits)
 1940 Irene
One of the Dandridge Sisters (uncredited)
 1938 Going Places
Member of The Dandridge Sisters (uncredited)
 1938 Snow Gets in Your Eyes (Short)
One of the Dandridge Sisters (uncredited)
 1937 It Can't Last Forever
Dandridge Sisters Act (uncredited)
 1937 A Day at the Races
Black Singer (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
Member of the Dandridge Sisters (uncredited)
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Member of the Dandridge Sisters (as The Dandridge Sisters)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 2000 Jazzwomen (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Self - The Dandridge Sisters
- Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost (1999) ... Self - The Dandridge Sisters

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Dandridge Sisters

Did You Know?


After leaving the Dandridge Sisters, Etta Jones (not to be confused with the better known songstress who lived from 1928 to 2001), recorded with Jimmy Lunceford and appeared with Count Basie at the Cotton Club. After retiring from show business to raise a family, she worked for the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, teaching dance to young children.

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed