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Also Known As: Henry Burk Jones Died: May 17, 1999
Born: August 1, 1912 Cause of Death: injuries sustained in a fall
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Breathing Lessons (1994) Sam
2.
 Mastergate (1992)
3.
 Arachnophobia (1990) Doctor Sam Metcalf
4.
 Enid is Sleeping (1990) Old Man
5.
 Grifters, The (1990) Simms
6.
 Guess Who's Coming For Christmas? (1990) Old Man Fisher
7.
 Dick Tracy (1990) Night Clerk
8.
 Nowhere to Run (1989) Judge Culbert
9.
 Leftovers, The (1986) Thorndike
10.
 Balboa (1982) Jeffry Duncan
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1935:
Began acting career under Jasper Deeter at the famed Hedgerow Theatre in Moylan, Pennsylvania
1938:
Broadway acting debut as Reynaldo and the second gravedigger in "Hamlet", starring Maurice Evans
1939:
Had featured role in "The Time of Your Life" on Broadway
1942:
Served as a private in the US Army
1942:
Appeared in the stage show "This Is the Army"
1943:
Film debut, "This Is the Army"
1946:
Portrayed the Dauphin opposite Ingrid Berman's "Joan of Lorraine" on Broadway
1946:
Early TV credit as guest performer on "Light's Out", an NBC live series of mysteries and tales of the supernatural
1951:
Returned to features in "Lady Says No"
1954:
Portrayed the suspicious handyman Leroy in "The Bad Seed" on Broadway
1956:
Reprised role in film version of "The Bad Seed"
1958:
Offered memorable turn as the coroner in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo"
1958:
Returned to Broadway to portray aide Louis Howe in the biographical play "Sunrise at Campobello"; received Tony Award
1960:
Final Broadway appearance in "Advise and Consent"
:
Starred in the ABC drama series "Channing"
1969:
Portrayed the bicycle salesman in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
:
Had featured role as John Davidson's employer on the NBC sitcom "The Girl With Something Extra"
:
Portrayed retired judge Jonathan Dexter on the CBS sitcom "Phyllis", starring Cloris Leachman
1977:
Returned to the stage in an L.A. production of "Comedians"
1984:
Appeared opposite Virginia Mayo in a Los Angeles production of "Dear Jennie"
1990:
Made last film appearances in small roles in "The Grifters", "Dick Tracy", "Enid Is Sleeping" and "Aracnophobia"
1995:
Last screen appearance in the Joe Dante-directed segment "Lightning" of the Showtime anthology "Picture Windows"
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Education

St Joseph's College: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania - 1935

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wife:
Yvonne Bergere. Actor. Married from January 14, 1942 until her death in October 1942.
wife:
Judy Briggs. Married in June 1946; divorced in March 1961.

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father:
John Francis Xavier Jones.
mother:
Helen Jones.
son:
David Jones. Survived him.
daughter:
Jocelyn Jones Watkins. Survived him.
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