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James Jones (I) (1921–1977)

James Jones was born on November 6, 1921 in Robinson, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Thin Red Line (1998), From Here to Eternity (1953) and The Longest Day (1962). He was married to Gloria Jones. He died on May 9, 1977 in Southampton, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 From Here to Eternity: The Musical (novel "From Here To Eternity")
 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)
- Crossroads (1980) ... (characters)
- Homecoming (1980) ... (characters)
 1979 From Here to Eternity (TV Mini Series) (novel "From Here to Eternity" - 3 episodes)
- Part III (1979) ... (novel "From Here to Eternity")
- Part II (1979) ... (novel "From Here to Eternity")
- Part I (1979) ... (novel "From Here to Eternity")
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Pistol (1965) ... (novel)
 1964 Aska susayanlar (novel "Some Came Running" - uncredited)
 1964 The Thin Red Line (from the novel by)
 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
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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 1962 The Longest Day (script consultant - uncredited)
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 1953 From Here to Eternity ("Re-enlistment Blues" (1953))
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 2021 Dark Secrets of a Trillion Dollar Island: Garenne (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 1975 Bicentennial Minutes (TV Series short)
Self - Narrator
- Episode #1.526 (1975) ... Self - Narrator
 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #5.18 (1958) ... Self
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 2021 Hemingway (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - Writer
- The Blank Page (1944-1961) (2021) ... Self - Writer
 1985 James Jones: Reveille to Taps (Video documentary)

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Fiction: "The Face Of War", "Playboy" (USA), June 1991, p.108-112+130+174-180. See more »

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Gloria Jones  (his death)  (1 child)

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Wife Gloria Jones (June 6, 1928 - June 9, 2006) was once a stand-in for Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch (1955), and for Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954). She also danced with Arthur Murray on his popular TV show before marrying Jones. See more »

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