facebook youtube twitter Pinterest

IBDB: Internet Broadway Database
The Broadway League

Official Broadway League sites:

Quick Search For:   In This Category:  

Dean Jones

( b. Jan 25, 1931 Decatur, Alabama, USA - d. Sep 01, 2015 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Male

Biography: Dean Carroll Jones was born on January 25, 1931 in Decatur, Alabama to Andrew Guy Jones and Nolia Elizabeth Wilhite. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He attended Asbury University. He married Mae Inez Entwistle, Miss San Diego of 1953, with whom he had two children. Jones worked at the Bird Cage Theater at the Knott's Berry Farm theme park in Buena Park, California and subsequently signed a contract at MGM. He appeared in various popular Disney films in the 1960s and 1970s. He married actress Lory Patrick, with whom he had one child, in 1973. He founded the Christian Rescue Committee with his wife in 1998.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Beethoven," "Clear and Present Danger," "The Love Bug," "Jailhouse Rock," "The Sugarland Express," "That Darn Cat!," "Somebody Up There Likes Me," "Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo," "Designing Woman," and "Never So Few." Television credits include: "The Love Boat," "Murder, She Wrote," "Bonanza," "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "Wagon Train," and "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."

He was introduced into the Disney Legends Hall of Fame in 1995.

ProductionsDate of Productions
[Special, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Dean Jones [Robert]
Apr 11, 1993 - Apr 12, 1993
Into the Light
[Musical, Original]
  • Starring: Dean Jones [James Prescott]
Oct 22, 1986 - Oct 26, 1986
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Dean Jones
        Robert (Apr 26, 1970 - May 28, 1970)
Apr 26, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972
Under the Yum-Yum Tree
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dean Jones [Dave Manning]
Nov 16, 1960 - Apr 15, 1961
There Was a Little Girl
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Dean Jones [Stan Walters]
Feb 29, 1960 - Mar 12, 1960
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Dean Jones
        Cap'n Andy - Replacement
Nov 12, 1996 - Jul 19, 1998
Find out where Dean Jones and are credited together