Ron Cephas Jones
Ron Cephas Jones (born January 8, 1957), sometimes credited as Ron C. Jones, is an American actor. He is best known for his role in Luke Cage as Bobby Fish.
|Ron Cephas Jones|
Jones in 2017
January 8, 1957 |
Paterson, New Jersey, United States
|Other names||Ron C. Jones|
|Children||Jasmine Cephas Jones|
His film credits include He Got Game (1998), Sweet and Lowdown (1999), Half Nelson (2006), and Across The Universe (2007). Jones has also performed in several theatrical productions with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois; appeared as the title character of Shakespeare's Richard III with The Public Theater in New York City, New York, as well as other Off Broadway productions. Jones has served as an understudy or standby in several Broadway theatre productions.
In television he appeared as Reverend Lowdown in the episode "The Goat Rodeo" of the 2013 television series Low Winter Sun and he played Romero, a member of "fsociety" in the 2015 television series Mr Robot. He also appeared on season 3 of the show Banshee as Philadelphia kingpin, Mr. Frasier. He played Harlem chess master Bobby Fish in season 1 of Marvel's Luke Cage. He stars on the NBC drama series This Is Us as William Hill, the biological father of Randall Pearson (Sterling K. Brown).
Jones and British-born jazz singer Kim Lesley have a daughter, American stage and screen actress Jasmine Cephas Jones.
|1994||Murder Magic||Buddy Dixon|
|1998||He Got Game||Prison Guard Bowell|
|1999||Sweet and Lowdown||Alvin|
|2001||A Day in Black and White||N/A|
|2002||Paid in Full||Ice|
|2004||The Ballad of Pinto Red||Earl House||Short film|
|2005||Preaching to the Choir||Pug|
|2006||Half Nelson||Mr. Dickson|
|2007||Across the Universe||Black Panther|
|2012||Watching TV with the Red Chinese||Little|
|2014||Glass Chin||Ray Ellington|
|2014||National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men||Crooks|
|2019||Shazam!||The Wizard Shazam||Post-production|
|1996||Law & Order||Frank Doyle||Episode: "Slave"|
|1996||New York Undercover||James Farris||Episode: "Blue Boy"|
|1997||Law & Order||Roland Brooks||Episode: "Entrapment"|
|1999||Double Platinum||Jean Claude||Television movie|
|2003||Word of Honor||Ramon Detonq||Television movie|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Reggie Banks||Episode: "Dramma Giocoso"|
|2008||A Raisin in the Sun||Willy Harris||Television movie|
|2012||NYC 22||Arthur Anson||Episode: "Schooled"|
|2013||Low Winter Sun||Reverend Lowdown||3 episodes|
|2014||The Blacklist||Dr. James Covington||Episode: "Dr. James Covington (No. 89)"|
|2015–16||Mr. Robot||Romero||8 episodes|
|2016–17||The Get Down||Winston Kipling||5 episodes|
|2016||Luke Cage||Bobby Fish||8 episodes|
|2016–present||This Is Us||William "Shakespeare" Hill||19 episodes
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
- "How hit show This Is Us is connected to NJ — NO spoilers, scout’s honor!", WKXW, February 23, 2017. Accessed February 17, 2018. "First, the cast includes New Jersey native, Ron Cephas Jones. The Paterson native who played William (Randall's biological dad) graduated John F. Kennedy High School and then attended Ramapo College in Mahwah. Jones also has had recent roles in Mr. Robot & Luke Cage."
- Stanhope, Kate (April 16, 2015). "USA's 'Mr. Robot' Nabs 'Gotham,' 'Sopranos' Actors for Recurring Roles (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
- Ron Cephas Jones at the Internet Broadway Database
- Ron Cephas Jones on IMDb
- Ron Cephas Jones at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
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