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Jim Jones (IV) (1931–1978)


Jim Jones was born during the Great Depression. He was the only son of James Thurmond Jones and Lynette Jones (neé Putnam). His father was an alcoholic Klansman and he claimed his mother was part Cherokee Indian. He spent most of his formative years in conservative rural Indiana. His father struggled to earn a living as a mystic fortune teller. His... See full bio »

Died:

(age 47) in Jonestown, Guyana

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Known For

Bastard Pink Himself
2016

Filmography

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 2018 People Magazine Investigates: Cults (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- The Jonestown Massacre (2018) ... Himself
 2018 Jonestown: The Women Behind the Massacre (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2018 Jonestown Massacre: As We Watched (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2018 Decomposituations (Short)
 2016 Bastard Pink (Video short)
Himself
 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Deadly Cults (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Hidden in America (TV Series)
Himself
- Doomsday Cults (2013) ... Himself
 2012 Seconds from Disaster (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jonestown Cult Suicide (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Maladies
Himself (uncredited)
 2008 Witness to Jonestown (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2007 The True Story (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jonestown Cult Suicides (2007) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2006 Decoding the Past: Cults - Dangerous Devotion (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2003 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Cults (2003) ... Himself
 2002 Caught on Film (TV Mini-Series)
Himself (Episode: JFK Assassination / Kent State / Jonestown / ...
 2000 American Justice Set (Video documentary)
Himself
 2000 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jim Jones: Journey Into Madness (2000) ... Himself
 1997 Waco: The Rules of Engagement (Documentary)
Himself - in Jonestown (uncredited)
 1997 The Manson Family
Himself (uncredited)
 1995 The Many Faces of Death, Part 6 (Video documentary)
Himself
 1987 True Gore (Video documentary)
Himself
 1983 Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Zyankali für die Gläubigen (1983) ... Himself
 1982 First Transmission (Video documentary)
Himself (segment "Thank You Dad")
 1981 In Search of... (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jim Jones (1981) ... Himself
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary)
Himself

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rev. Jim Jones

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There is no Heaven up there, so we're going to have to make Heaven down here. See more »

Trivia:

Leo Ryan, the Congressman Jones' followers murdered in the Jonestown incident, remains the only member of Congress to die in the line of duty. See more »

Trademark:

Immensely charismatic personality See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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