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Henry Jones (actor)

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Birth dateAugust 1, 1912
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of deathMay 17, 1999
SpouseYvonne Bergere (1942 - 1942, her death)
Judy Briggs (1946 - 1961, divorce)

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Henry Burk Jones (August 1, 1912 � May 17, 1999) was an American actor of stage, film and television.

Jones was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Helen (née Burk) and John Francis Xavier Jones. He was the grandson of Pennsylvania Representative Henry Burk. He attended the Jesuit-run Saint Joseph's Preparatory School.

Jones is remembered for his role as handyman Leroy Jessup in the movie The Bad Seed (1956), a role he originated on Broadway. Other theatre credits included My Sister Eileen, Hamlet, The Time of Your Life, They Knew What They Wanted, The Solid Gold Cadillac, and Sunrise at Campobello, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.

Jones appeared in more than 180 movies and television shows. His screen credits included The Girl Can't Help It, 3:10 to Yuma, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Vertigo, Cash McCall, The Bramble Bush, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Dirty Dingus Magee, Support Your Local Gunfighter, and Arachnophobia.

On television, Jones appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Eleventh Hour, Channing, Phyllis, Night Gallery, Emergency!, Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone, and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show.

He played Dr. Smith's cousin in a 1966 episode of Lost In Space, "Curse Of Cousin Smith," great acting by Henry, and R.J. Hoferkamp in the 1968 made-for-television western movie Something for a Lonely Man.

Jones died in Los Angeles, California, at age 86, from complications from injuries suffered in a fall.

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Wildcats host run-oriented Triad in playoff opener - The Daily Republican (blog) Tweet this news
The Daily Republican (blog)--To add to that running game, sophomore -Henry Jones- has come on with a pair of 100-yard games in the last three weeks. Jones has 439 yards and six touchdowns ... - Date : Fri, 29 Oct 2010 19:08:56 GMT+00:00
Octogenerians find wedded bliss - TheDay.com Tweet this news
TheDay.com--It's official: Ruth Franz and -Henry Jones- are embarking on a life together as octogenarian newlyweds. ... - Date : Sun, 03 Oct 2010 09:56:59 GMT+00:00
Wolves pack back under-fire skipper - EatSleepSport Tweet this news
EatSleepSport--In response of the outside criticism aimed at -Henry-, -Jones- told the Express and Star: "I hope it doesn't change how he plays, because we want him to make ... - Date : Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:07:25 GMT+00:00
Police couldn't ignore this one - 6abc.com Tweet this news
6abc.com---...- marijuana" when confronting the men. Matthew E. Slane and -Henry- C. -Jones- now face misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and underage drinking.--- - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:29:11 GMT+00:00
They wear it well - Tasmania Mercury Tweet this news
Tasmania Mercury--This was clearly demonstrated at Wine South's White Wine Weekend held last Saturday and Sunday at the -Henry Jones- IXL Atrium, kicking off with a dinner at ... - Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2010 08:11:50 GMT+00:00
Hailey police make rare pot bust - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Tweet this news
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide--Hailey Police Chief Jeff Gunter identified the arrestees as Matthew E. Slane, of Hailey, and -Henry- C. -Jones-, of Eden. Both were taken into custody on three ... - Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2010 03:58:34 GMT+00:00
Henry C. Jones - Fort Smith Times Record Tweet this news
Fort Smith Times Record---Henry- C. -Jones- of Spiro was born on Aug. 15, 1941, in Brewer to Elige and Mary (Petit) -Jones- and passed away on Oct. 14, 2010, in Fort Smith at the age of ... - Date : Sun, 17 Oct 2010 15:33:08 GMT+00:00
South Seven Champs! Marion rolls over Carbondale to win first outright title ... - The Daily Republican (blog) Tweet this news
The Daily Republican (blog)--By Tim Petrowich Shekeil Ivy and -Henry Jones- both ran for more than 100 yards, but it was the arm of junior quarterback Brett Bradley that made the biggest ... - Date : Sat, 16 Oct 2010 05:24:58 GMT+00:00
Terriers fighting for playoff lives against unbeaten Wildcats - The Daily Republican (blog) Tweet this news
The Daily Republican (blog)--But Toren Stanley had 143 yards and sophomore -Henry Jones- added 105. "We are blessed to have a lot of good running backs," Martin said. ... - Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2010 22:39:21 GMT+00:00
Henry wins senior title - Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise Tweet this news
Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise--By EE Staff Report Clarence -Henry- outdueled Mike -Jones- to win the Super Senior City Championship Tournament this week, at Adams Municipal Colf Course. ... - Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2010 16:48:51 GMT+00:00

Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

Arthur Kennedy (1949) * Eli Wallach (1951) * John Cromwell (1952) * John Williams (1953) * John Kerr (1954) * Francis L. Sullivan (1955) * Ed Begley (1956) * Frank Conroy (1957) * Henry Jones (1958) * Charlie Ruggles (1959) * Roddy McDowall (1960) * Martin Gabel (1961) * Walter Matthau (1962) * Alan Arkin (1963) * Hume Cronyn (1964) * Jack Albertson (1965) * Patrick Magee (1966) * Ian Holm (1967) * James Patterson (1968) * Al Pacino (1969) * Ken Howard (1970) * Paul Sand (1971) * Vincent Gardenia (1972) * John Lithgow (1973) * Ed Flanders (1974) * Frank Langella (1975)

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