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Henry Jones ACTOR


Henry Jones was born on August 1st, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the birth name Henry Burk Jones, born to Helen and John Francis Xavier Jones.  After graduating from Saint Joseph's Preparatory School, e earned a college degree from St. Joseph's College and then decided to pursue a career as an actor.
Jones began with working as a stage actor and debuted on Broadway in a production of, "Maurice Evans" (1938).  Other stage credits he added to his credits included, "The Bad Seed", "My Sister Eileen", "The Time of Your Life", "They Knew What They Wanted" and "Sunrise at Campobello", for which he won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play and also won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Performance in a Drama. 

He took a brief break from acting to serve in the United States Army during World War II and upon completing his military service, Jones returned to his acting career adding more stage credits.

He then broke into the film industry with some of his more well know appearances on such films as, "This is the Army" (1943) starring George Murphy, Joan Leslie, Alan Hale Sr., Rosemary DeCamp, Kate Smith, Victor Moore, George Tobias and Ronald Reagan, "Bad Seed" (1956) co-starring Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Eileen Heckart, Evelyn Varden, William Hopper, Paul Fix, Joan Croydon and Jesse White, "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" (1957) starring Jayne Mansfield and Tony Randall, Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Lili Gentle and Mickey Hargitay, "3:10 to Yuma" (1957) starring Van Heflin, Glenn Ford, Felicia Farr, Robert Emhardt, Richard Jaeckel, Leora Dana and Ford Rainey, "Vertigo" (1958) starring James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Fred Graham, Raymond Bailey, Tom Helmore and Ellen Corby, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969) starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey, Ted Cassidy, Sam Elliott and Cloris Leachman, "Dirty Dingus Magee" (1970) starring Frank Sinatra, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, John Dehner, Lois Nettleton, Paul Fix, Michele Carey, Harry Carey Jr. and Jack Elam, "The Grifters" (1990) starring John Cusack, Anjelica Huston and Annette Bening and Pat Hingle and "Dick Tracy" (1990) starring alongside Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Charles Durning, Madonna Ciccone, William Forsythe, Glenne Headly, Paul Sorvino, Dick Van Dyke, James Caan, Dustin Hoffman, R.G. Armstrong, Henry Silva, Mandy Patinkin, Michael J. Pollard and Charlie Korsmo.
In addition to his film work he appeared on such television series as, "Appointment with Adventure", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Eleventh Hour", "Adam-12", "Lights Out", "Emergency!", "The Mod Squad", "Daniel Boone", "Gunsmoke", "Channing", "Father knows Best", "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show", "The Twilight Zone", "Climax!", "Burke's Law", "The Loretta Young Show" and "The Dukes of Hazzard" among many others.  In total he added over 200 roles to his resume.

His final acting role was on the television series, "Picture Window" (1995).  He then retired from acting and lived the remainder of his life in Santa Monica, California until he passed away at the age of eighty six on May 17th, 1999 after suffering from a fall. 

Henry Jones had two children and was married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first wife was Yvonne Bergere whom he weed in January 1942 but divorced that same year in October.  He then wed Judy Briggs in 1948 and this marriage came to an end after having two children in 1961.  He never re-married and remained working in the industry. 


1995         Picture Windows
1994         Breathing Lessons 
1992         Mastergate 
1992         Grass Roots 
1991         Empty Nest 
1990         Guess Who's Coming for Christmas?
1990         Coach 
1990         The Grifters
1990         Arachnophobia
1990         Dick Tracy
1990         Enid Is Sleeping
1989         Nowhere to Run
1988         Murder, She Wrote 
1988         Mr. Belvedere 
1987-1988     I Married Dora 
1987         Mathnet 
1987         Silver Spoons 
1987         Scarecrow and Mrs. King 
1987         Magnum, P.I.
1986         Sidekicks
1982-1986     Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
1986         MacGyver
1986         Comedy Factory
1985-1986     Falcon Crest
1986         Balboa
1985         Cagney & Lacey
1985         Code Name: Foxfire
1983         Gun Shy 
1982         Filthy Rich
1982         Deathtrap
1982         McClain's Law 
1982         The Dukes of Hazzard 
1982         Tales of the Apple Dumpling Gang
1982         The Love Boat
1981         CHiPs 
1978-1981     Quincy M.E. 
1981         California Gold Rush
1981         B.J. and the Bear 
1980-1981     Flo
1980         Nine to Five
1978-1980     Fantasy Island 
1980         The Littlest Hobo
1980         Here's Boomer
1979-1980     Mrs. Columbo
1979         Supertrain 
1979         Turnabout
1979         Salvage 1
1978         Lucan 
1978         Vega$ 
1978         Project U.F.O. 
1978         Barney Miller 
1975-1977     Phyllis
1977         Tail Gunner Joe 
1975         We'll Get By 
1975         Who Is the Black Dahlia?
1974-1975     The Six Million Dollar Man
1975         The Wide World of Mystery 
1974         Roll, Freddy, Roll! 
1974         Kolchak: The Night Stalke
1974         Petrocelli
1974         These Are the Days
1973-1974     The Girl with Something Extra 
1973         The Outfit
1973         Hawkins 
1973         Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 
1973         Letters from Three Lovers
1973         Tom Sawyer
1973         McMillan & Wife 
1973         The Partridge Family 
1973         The Letters 
1973         Hec Ramsey 
1973         Circle of Fear 
1973         The Doris Day Show 
1973         The Paul Lynde Show
1972         Pete 'n' Tillie
1972         Adam-12
1972         Emergency!
1972         The Daughters of Joshua Cabe 
1972         Napoleon and Samantha
1972         The Singles
1964-1972     Bonanza 
1972         Rod Serling's Night Gallery 
1967-1972     Gunsmoke 
1968-1971     The Mod Squad
1971         Skin Game
1971         The Man and the City
1971         Alias Smith and Jones
1971         Support Your Local Gunfighter
1971         Hitched 
1971         The Smith Family
1971         Love Hate Love 
1971         Mary Tyler Moore 
1970         Dirty Dingus Magee
1970         Rabbit, Run
1970         Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County
1970         Nanny and the Professor
1970         The Virginian
1970         The Movie Murderer
1969-1970     The Name of the Game 
1970         The Forty-Eight Hour Mile
1969         The Governor & J.J.
1969         Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969         Rascal
1969         The Outsider 
1969         Angel in My Pocket
1969         Support Your Local Sheriff!
1969         Here Come the Brides
1967-1969     Daniel Boone 
1968         Something for a Lonely Man 
1968         The Guns of Will Sonnett 
1968         Project X
1966-1968     Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 
1968         Stay Away, Joe
1968         Tarzan
1968         The Second Hundred Years 
1967         That Girl 
1967         The Crucible 
1964-1967     The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1967         The Champagne Murders
1967         The Big Valley 
1966         Hawk 
1966         Lost in Space
1966         The Tammy Grimes Show
1966         Bewitched 
1965         A Man Called Shenandoah 
1965         Never Too Late
1965         Burke's Law
1965         Honey West
1965         The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1965         Profiles in Courage
1964         Kraft Suspense Theatre
1963-1964     Channing 
1963         The DuPont Show of the Week
1962-1963     Alcoa Premiere
1962         The Eleventh Hour
1962         The Defenders
1962         Wagon Train 
1962         Route 66 
1956-1962     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1961-1962     Thriller 
1962         Outlaws 
1962         Frontier Circus 
1961         The Investigators
1961         The New Breed
1960-1961     Checkmate
1961         Follow the Sun 
1961         Bus Stop 
1961         The Real McCoys
1961         Angel Baby
1961         'Way Out 
1960         The Best of the Post 
1960         Adventures in Paradise
1960         The Loretta Young Show
1960         Twilight Zone 
1960         Goodyear Theatre
1960         The Untouchables
1960         The Bramble Bush
1960         Cash McCall
1957-1959     Playhouse 90 
1959         Startime
1958         Vertigo
1953-1958     Kraft Theatre 
1958         Father Knows Best 
1955-1957     Studio One in Hollywood
1957         3:10 to Yuma
1957         Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
1957         The Alcoa Hour 
1952-1957     Robert Montgomery Presents 
1956         Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre 
1956         The Girl Can't Help It
1956         The Girl He Left Behind
1956         The Bad Seed
1956         Climax! 
1956         Playwrights '56 
1956         Appointment with Adventure 
1955         The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 
1954         Center Stage 
1954         You Are There 
1951-1953     The Web
1953         The Revlon Mirror Theater 
1953         Tales of Tomorrow
1953         Eye Witness 
1953         The Doctor
1953         Taxi
1951-1953     Suspense
1953         Society Man 
1952         Short Short Dramas
1952         The Gulf Playhouse 
1951-1952     Lux Video Theatre 
1952         Lights Out
1952         Schlitz Playhouse
1951         The Lady Says No
1951         Armstrong Circle Theatre 
1950-1951     Danger
1951         Big Town
1951         The Prudential Family Playhouse
1950         The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
1950         The Ford Theatre Hour
1950         Actor's Studio 
1950         Cowboy Crazy 
1949         Straw Hat Cinderella 
1943         This Is the Army

Matinee Classics - Nine to Five starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman, Sterling Hayden, Elizabeth Wilson, Henry Jones, Lawrence Pressman, Marian Mercer, Ren Woods, Norma Donaldson, Roxanna Bonilla-Giannini, Peggy Pope, Richard Stahl and Ray Vitte
Matinee Classics - Skin Game starring James Garner, Louis Gossett Jr., Susan Clark, Brenda Sykes, Edward Asner, Andrew Duggan, Henry Jones, Neva Patterson, Parley Baer, George Tyne, Royal Dano, Pat O'Malley, Joel Fluellen, Napoleon Whiting and Juanita Moore
Matinee Classics - Stay Away, Joe starring Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell, Katy Jurado, Thomas Gomez, Henry Jones, L.Q. Jones, Quentin Dean, Douglas Henderson and Dick Wilson
Matinee Classics - The Bad Seed starring Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart, Evelyn Varden, William Hopper, Paul Fix, Jesse White, Gage Clarke, Joan Croydon and Frank Cady

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