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Mickey Jones

Actor

Born - 10 June 1941, Houston, Texas, USA
Died - 7 February 2018

Big, gap-toothed Texas-born character actor with florid features and distinctive ginger beard, a shoo-in for roughhouse rednecks but capable of a wide variety of characterisations. A musician who turned to acting in his thirties, he made his TV debut in 1971, films a decade later: Tom Horn (1980), Making Love (1982), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Starman (1984), Savage Dawn (1985), Extreme Prejudice (1987), The Couch Trip (1988), Dead Bang (1989), Total Recall (1990), Pyrates (1992), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), Drop Zone (1994), The Sunchaser (1996), Sling Blade (1996), Tin Cup (1996), The Fanatics (1997), The Last Best Sunday (1999), Vice (2000), The Fighting Temptations (2003), Iowa (2005), Simple Things (2007), Necrosis (2009), World's End (2010), Born Wild (2012), his last, and many more. He died from 'the effects of a long illness'.