Robert Earl Jones (1910–2006)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 436 this week
Trailer
2:35 | Trailer
Robert Earl Jones was born on February 3, 1910 in Senatobia, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for The Sting (1973), Sleepaway Camp (1983) and Witness (1985). He was married to Jumelle P. Jones, Ruth Connolly and Ruth Williams. He died on September 7, 2006 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

A Guide to the Films of Rian Johnson

From Brick to Knives Out, we explore the unique cinematic stylings of director Rian Johnson.

Watch the video

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Witness
Sun, Nov 24 11:15 AM PST on EPIX (677)
Witness
Sun, Nov 24 2:15 PM PST on EPIX (676)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 26 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 755 people
created 11 Aug 2014
 
a list of 7 people
created 04 Nov 2018
 
a list of 3405 people
created 27 Apr 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Robert Earl Jones's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Sting Luther Coleman
(1973)
(1983)
Witness Custodian
(1985)
Trading Places Attendant
(1983)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (29 credits)
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Old Lawyer
 1990 Maniac Cop 2
Harry
 1990 True Blue (TV Series)
- Blue Monday (1990)
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series)
Creon
- The Gospel at Colonus (1985) ... Creon
 1985 Witness
Custodian
 1984 Billions for Boris
Grandaddy
 1984 The Cotton Club
Stage Door Joe
 1983 Sleepaway Camp
Ben
 1983 Trading Places
Attendant
 1982 Cold River
The Trapper
 1981 The Sophisticated Gents (TV Series)
Big Ralph Joplin
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Big Ralph Joplin
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Big Ralph Joplin
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Big Ralph Joplin
 1980 Oye Willie (TV Series)
 1979 Jennifer's Journey (TV Series)
Reuven
 1978 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Earl Humphrey
- Renewal (1978) ... Earl Humphrey
 1977 Ningen no shômei
Wilshire Hayward
 1977 The Displaced Person (TV Movie)
Astor
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Judge
 1974 Cockfighter
Buford
 1973 The Sting
Luther Coleman (as Robertearl Jones)
 1964 One Potato, Two Potato
William Richards
 1964 Terror in the City
Farmer
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Joe Dean
- The Brother Killers (1963) ... Joe Dean
 1960 The Secret of the Purple Reef
Tobias (as Robert Earl)
 1960 Wild River
Sam Johnson (uncredited)
 1959 Odds Against Tomorrow
Club Employee (uncredited)
 1940 The Notorious Elinor Lee
Benny Blue
 1939 Lying Lips
Detective Wenzer
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Earl | Robertearl Jones

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Ran in the New York City Marathon several times, including in 1996! (source: New York Amsterdam News). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed