Henry Jones



Place of birth:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.:


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, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Performance in a Drama. 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 Appointment with Adventure, 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Henry Jones (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Mastergate (1992)
as Oral Proctor
The Grifters (1990)
as Sims
Arachnophobia (1990)
as Doctor Sam Metcalf
Dick Tracy (1990)
as Night Clerk
Nowhere to Run (1989)
as Judge Culbert
Deathtrap (1982)
as Porter Milgrim
California Gold Rush (1981)
as Joe Gills
Nine to Five (1980)
as Mr. Hinkle
Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975)
as Lee Jones
Roll, Freddy, Roll! (1974)
The Outfit (1973)
as Doctor
The Letters (1973)
as The Postman
Tom Sawyer (1973)
as Senhor Dobbins
Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
as Mr. Tucker
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe (1972)
as Codge Collier
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
as Mr. Amos Gutteridge
Skin Game (1971)
as Sam Cutler (slave buyer in Fair Shake)
Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
as Ez
Love Hate Love (1971)
as Tom Blunden
Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)
as Rev. Green
Rabbit, Run (1970)
as Mr. Angstrom, Rabbit's father
The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1970)
as Hanson
The Movie Murderer (1970)
as Martin Moss
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
as Bike Salesman
Rascal (1969)
as Garth Shadwick
Angel in My Pocket (1969)
as Will Sinclair
Support Your Local Sheriff (1969)
as Henry Jackson
Project X (1968)
as Dr. Crowther
Something for a Lonely Man (1968)
Le scandale (1967)
as Mr. Clark
Never Too Late (1965)
as Dr. Kimbrough
Angel Baby (1961)
as Ben Hays
The Bramble Bush (1960)
as Parker Welk
Cash McCall (1960)
as Gilmore 'Gil' Clark
Vertigo (1958)
as Coroner
3:10 to Yuma (1957)
as Alex Potter, town drunk
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
as Henry Rufus
The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
as Mousie
The Girl He Left Behind (1956)
as Hanson
The Bad Seed (1956)
as Leroy Jessup