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Jeffrey Duncan Jones was born in Buffalo, New York. He is a very tall, fair-haired character actor who is recognized all over for his excellent work. He is a veteran stage actor having such plays as "The Elephant Man" and Neil Simon's "London Suite" under his belt. His first film role was in The Revolutionary (1970). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Devil's Advocate
The Devil's Advocate Eddie Barzoon
(1997)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
(1986)
Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow Reverend Steenwyck
(1999)
Amadeus
Amadeus Emperor Joseph II
(1984)

Filmography

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 2014 10.0 Earthquake
Gladstone
 2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie)
Charles Colebaugh (uncredited)
 2007 Who's Your Caddy?
Richard Cummings
 2004-2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
A.W. Merrick
- Tell Him Something Pretty (2006) ... A.W. Merrick
- The Catbird Seat (2006) ... A.W. Merrick
- A Constant Throb (2006) ... A.W. Merrick (credit only)
- Amateur Night (2006) ... A.W. Merrick
- Leviathan Smiles (2006) ... A.W. Merrick
 2001-2003 Invader ZIM (TV Series)
Presidentman / Shadow Hog / Hobo / ...
- Gaz, Taster of Pork (2003) ... Shadow Hog / Hobo (voice)
- The Girl Who Cried Gnome/Dibship Rising (2003) ... Presidentman / Person (voice)
- The Most Horrible Xmas Ever (2002) ... Presidentman / Crowd Man / Guy in Crowd #2 (voice)
- A Room with a Moose/Hamstergeddon (2001) ... Reporter #2 / General / Missile Guy (voice)
 2002 Justice League (TV Series)
Sir Swami
- Legends: Part II (2002) ... Sir Swami (voice)
- Legends (2002) ... Sir Swami (voice)
 2002 The Zeta Project (TV Series)
Detective Marcus
- The Wrong Morph (2002) ... Detective Marcus (voice)
 2002 Par 6
Lloyd Bator Jenkins
 2001 How High
Vice President
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Joe Potter
 2001 Till Dad Do Us Part (TV Movie)
Brady
 2001 Heartbreakers
Mr. Appel
 2000 Company Man
Sen. Biggs
 1999 Stuart Little
Uncle Crenshaw
 1999 Sleepy Hollow
Reverend Steenwyck
 1999 Flypaper
Roger
 1999 Ravenous
Col. Hart
 1998 Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (Video Game)
The President (voice)
 1998 Life in the Fast Lane
Minister Pete
 1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Scott Perkins
- The Joining (1998) ... Dr. Scott Perkins
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Eddie Barzoon
 1997 Santa Fe
Dr. Raskin (uncredited)
 1997 The Pest
Gustav Shank
 1996 The Crucible
Thomas Putnam
 1996 Eek!stravaganza (TV Series)
Sloth
- The Race (1996) ... Sloth (voice)
 1995 Bombmeister
 1995 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Nurse / Man in White
- Monsters Are Real/This Is Your Brain on Ickis (1995) ... Nurse / Man in White (voice)
 1995 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Nivens / Vinnie
- A Bullet for Bullock (1995) ... Nivens / Vinnie (voice)
 1995 The Avenging Angel (TV Movie)
Brother Milton Long
 1995 Houseguest
Ron Timmerman
 1994 Ed Wood
Criswell
 1994 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Warden
- I, Duckman (1994) ... Warden (voice)
 1994 Extra Terrorestrial Alien Encounter (Short)
Chairman L.C. Clench
 1993 Heaven & Earth
Minister (uncredited)
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Prof. Finley
- Creep Course (1993) ... Prof. Finley
 1992 Out on a Limb
Matt Skearns / Peter Van Der Haven
 1992 Stay Tuned
Spike
 1992 Mom and Dad Save the World
Dick Nelson
 1990 Enid Is Sleeping
Floyd
 1990 The Hunt for Red October
Skip Tyler
 1989 Valmont
Gercourt
 1989 Who's Harry Crumb?
Eliot Draisen
 1989 The People Next Door (TV Series)
Walter Kellogg
- No ZZZ's (1989) ... Walter Kellogg
- Make Room for Abby (1989) ... Walter Kellogg
- Jealousy Story (1989) ... Walter Kellogg
- House and Home (1989) ... Walter Kellogg
- Halloween (1989) ... Walter Kellogg
 1988 Without a Clue
Inspector Lestrade
 1988 Beetlejuice
Charles Deetz
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie)
Man in the Magic Mirror
 1987 The Hanoi Hilton
Fischer
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
John Baldwin
- The Eternal Mind (1986) ... John Baldwin
 1986 Fresno (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Acme
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Mr. Acme
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Mr. Acme
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Mr. Acme
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mr. Acme
- The Raisin Basket of the World (1986) ... Mr. Acme
 1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (TV Movie)
Thomas Jefferson
 1986 Howard the Duck
Dr. Walter Jenning
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Ed Rooney
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Budge Hollander
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Budge Hollander
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Carl Wilkerson (segment "Opening Day")
- The Shadow Man/The Uncle Devil Show/Opening Day (1985) ... Carl Wilkerson (segment "Opening Day") (as Jeff Jones)
 1985 Transylvania 6-5000
Lepescu
 1984 Amadeus
Emperor Joseph II
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Clifford Conant
- A Steele at Any Price (1983) ... Clifford Conant
 1983 Easy Money
Clive Barlow
 1983 A Fine Romance (TV Movie)
Harr
 1982 The Soldier
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense
 1978 Interrogation in Budapest (TV Movie)
 1978 A Wedding
Guest (uncredited)
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Attendant
- Lady in the Squadroom (1977) ... Attendant
 1977 Great Performances (TV Series)
Sgt. Wilson
- Secret Service (1977) ... Sgt. Wilson
 1976 Sara (TV Series)
- Sod House Woman (1976) ... (as Jeff Jones)
 1970 The Revolutionary (as Jeff Jones)
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(March 13 to April 6, 1975) He played Merlie Ryan in Carson McCullers' play, "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with William Cain (Narrator/Henry Macy); Scott Porter (Rainey 1); Bob Burrus (Rainey 2); Jim Baker (Stumpy MacPhail); Adale O'Brien (Miss Amelia Evans... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jeff Jones

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't think I have a particular style or acting technique. What I think I have is the ability to fiddle with my own character and make it do different things. See more »

Trivia:

Used the same, chilling voice in the Tales from the Crypt (1989) episode, Tales from the Crypt: Creep Course (1993) (10 November 1993), as he did as the possessed "Dr. Walter Jenning" in Howard the Duck (1986). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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