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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)
Breathing Lessons (1994) Sam
Guess Who's Coming For Christmas? (1990) Old Man Fisher
Grifters, The (1990) Simms
Dick Tracy (1990) Night Clerk
Enid is Sleeping (1990) Old Man
Arachnophobia (1990) Doctor Sam Metcalf
Nowhere to Run (1989) Judge Culbert
Leftovers, The (1986) Thorndike
Deathtrap (1982) Porter Milgrim
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Began acting career under Jasper Deeter at the famed Hedgerow Theatre in Moylan, Pennsylvania
Broadway acting debut as Reynaldo and the second gravedigger in "Hamlet", starring Maurice Evans
Had featured role in "The Time of Your Life" on Broadway
Served as a private in the US Army
Appeared in the stage show "This Is the Army"
Film debut, "This Is the Army"
Portrayed the Dauphin opposite Ingrid Berman's "Joan of Lorraine" on Broadway
Early TV credit as guest performer on "Light's Out", an NBC live series of mysteries and tales of the supernatural
Returned to features in "Lady Says No"
Portrayed the suspicious handyman Leroy in "The Bad Seed" on Broadway
Reprised role in film version of "The Bad Seed"
Offered memorable turn as the coroner in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo"
Returned to Broadway to portray aide Louis Howe in the biographical play "Sunrise at Campobello"; received Tony Award
Final Broadway appearance in "Advise and Consent"
Starred in the ABC drama series "Channing"
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
Returned to the stage in an L.A. production of "Comedians"
Appeared opposite Virginia Mayo in a Los Angeles production of "Dear Jennie"
Made last film appearances in small roles in "The Grifters", "Dick Tracy", "Enid Is Sleeping" and "Aracnophobia"
Last screen appearance in the Joe Dante-directed segment "Lightning" of the Showtime anthology "Picture Windows"
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Yvonne Bergere. Actor. Married from January 14, 1942 until her death in October 1942.
Judy Briggs. Married in June 1946; divorced in March 1961.
John Francis Xavier Jones.
David Jones. Survived him.
Jocelyn Jones Watkins. Survived him.
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