Jones passed away peacefully on Saturday after an illness, his wife Anita Jones told TheWrap.
Jones has 79 film and TV credits to his name, starring in films like “Seabiscuit,” “The Terminal, “Sneakers” and many more. He also had a recurring role on the USA series “The Invisible Man” and starred in an early episode of “Veep” as congressman Chuck Furnam. On “Lois & Clark,” Jones played the benevolent Pa Kent, father to Clark Kent, for 87 episodes over 4 seasons beginning in 1993.
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He also acted on stage, most recently as Willie Loman in a production of “Death of a Salesman” for the Interact Theatre Company in Los Angeles,