Jones, Mickey 1941-

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Jones, Mickey 1941-


Born June 10, 1941, in Houston, TX; son of Fred Edward and Frances Marie (maiden name, Vieregge) Jones; married Sandra Joel Davis (divorced, 1976); married Phyllis Jean Starr, June 7, 1980; children: (first marriage) Richard Wayne, Vickey Renee. Education: Attended North Texas State College, 1959-60. Avocational Interests: Golfing and scuba diving.


Office—c/o Shoestring Productions, PO Box 940321, Simi Valley, CA 93094-0321. Agent—Hervey and Grimes Talent Agency, 10561 Missouri Ave., Suite 2, Los Angeles, CA 90025.


Actor. Drummer for Trini Lopez, Dallas, TX, and Los Angeles, 1957-64; drummer for Bob Dylan and "The Band," Los Angeles and New York City, 1966-67; drummer for Kenny Rogers and The First Edition," Los Angeles, 1967-76. Appeared in television commercial for Breath Savers mints; celebrity spokesman for Indian Motorcycles. Also a reserve police officer.


American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Musicians, Screen Actors Guild, American Guild of Variety Artists.


Film Appearances:

Brown's hole rustler, Tome Horn, 1979.

Guard number eight, Stir Crazy, Columbia, 1980.

Donzo, Conquest of the Earth, 1980.

Gunman, Wrong Is Right (also known as The Man with the Deadly Lens), 1982.

Cowboy musician, Making Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

Henry, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (also known as The Best Little Cathouse in Texas), Universal, 1982.

Mechanic, Vacation (also known as American Vacation, National Lampoon "Summer Vacation," and National Lampoon's "Vacation"), Warner Bros., 1983.

Big Guy, China Lake, 1983.

Trucker, Starman (also known as John Carpenter's "Starman"), Columbia, 1984.

Zero, Savage Dawn, 1985.

Harper, Welcome to 18 (also known as Summer Release), ADG, 1986.

Talking Walls (also known as Motel Vacancy), New World, 1987.

Floyd, Nadine, TriStar, 1987.

Wash pot, Hunter's Blood, Concorde, 1987.

Chub Luke, Extreme Prejudice, TriStar, 1987.

It Takes Two (also known as My New Car), United Artists, 1988.

Watkins, The Couch Trip, Orion, 1988.

Sleepy punk, Dead Bang (also known as Dead-Bang), Warner Bros., 1989.

Man at pizza joint, Homer & Eddie, Skouras Pictures, 1989.

Burly miner, Total Recall (also known as El vengador del futuro), TriStar, 1990.

Wisconsin Del, Pyrates, Vestron Video, 1991.

Truck driver, Dutch (also known as Driving Me Crazy), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Virgil, Out on a Limb, Universal, 1992.

Lloyd Carter, Black Ice (also known as A Passion for Murder), Prism Pictures, 1992.

Spittin Sam, The Beverly Hillbillies, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

Bartender, Night Trap (also known as Mardi Gras for the Devil), Prism Pictures, 1993.

Neil, Forced to Kill, PM Video, 1993.

Deuce, Drop Zone, United International Pictures, 1994.

Bolt (also known as Rebel Run), Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1994.

Turk, Tin Cup, Warner Bros., 1996.

Monty Johnson, Sling Blade (also known as Reckoning), Miramax, 1996.

Fuzzy, The Sunchaser, Warner Bros., 1996.

Rex Tweedy, The Fanatics (also known as Fumbleheads), 1997.

(Uncredited) Man on Show, Ringmaster, 1998.

Bartender, The Last Best Sunday, Last Best Productions, 1999.

Head biker, My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New York, Atom Films, 1999.

Sergeant Evans, Grizzly Adams and the Legend of Dark Mountain, Mar of the Bear Partnership, 1999.

Officer Duke, Vice (also known as Texas Taliban), Taz Films, 2000.

Never Look Back, Giants Entertainment, 2000.

Slop, The Last Real Cowboys, AtomFilms, 2000.

Mountain man, View from the Swing, 2000.

William, False Pretense, FTL Films, 2001.

Kenny Kingman, Jane White Is Sick & Twisted, Artist View Entertainment, 2002.

William Holt, Shattered Lies, Hart Sharp Video, 2002.

Two Gun Sly Willie, True Legends of the West, Phaedra, 2003.

Scooter, The Fighting Temptations, Paramount, 2003.

Himself, World Tour 1966: The Home Movies (documentary; also known as World Tour 1966: The Home Movies—Through the Camera of Bob Dylan's Drummer Mickey Jones), Studio Works Entertainment, 2003.

Himself, Tales from a Golden Age: Bob Dylan 1941-1966 (documentary), 2004.

Darrell McNeely, Iowa, Sky Island Films, 2005.

Himself, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (documentary), Paramount Home Video, 2005.

Eddie, Penny Dreadful, After Dark Films, 2006.

Stan Slyder, Simple Things (also known as Country Remedy), Screen Media Ventures, 2007.

Roadkill, Revamped, Millennium Concepts, 2007.

Hank, Necrosis, 2008.

Also appeared in A Family Thing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists.

Film Work:

Automated dialogue replacement (ADR), The Trigger Effect, Gramercy Pictures, 1996.

Producer, director, camera operator of home movies, and still photographer, World Tour 1966: The Home Movies (documentary; also known as World Tour 1966: The Home Movies—Through the Camera of Bob Dylan's Drummer Mickey Jones), Studio Works Entertainment, 2003.

Still photographer, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (documentary), Paramount Home Video, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Chester, Flo, CBS, 1980.

Pete Bilker, Home Improvement, ABC, 1991-99.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Chris Farber, V: The Final Battle, NBC, 1984.

Arnie McKuen, Something Is Out There, NBC, 1988.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jesse, The Dream Makers (also known as Death of Sammy), NBC, 1975.

Punk, See How She Runs, CBS, 1978.

Lacy and the Mississippi Queen, NBC, 1978.

Tom Horn, WB, 1979.

Eddie, Stand by Your Man, CBS, 1981.

Blackman, Hear No Evil, CBS, 1982.

Lowell, Johnny Belinda, CBS, 1982.

Mickey, Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story, NBC, 1983.

Mad Dog, Gone Are the Days, 1984.

Oakum, Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge, CBS, 1987.

Red Barry, Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (also known as Natica Jackson and Power, Passion and Murder), PBS, 1987.

Pepper Hansen, The Highwayman, NBC, 1987.

Glenn, Scandal in a Small Town, 1988.

Lonny, Baywatch: River of No Return, 1992.

Ray, Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas, NBC, 1994.

Calvin, Don't Look Back, HBO, 1996.

Extreme Blue, UPN, 1996.

Chance Madson, It Came from Outer Space II, Sci-Fi Channel, 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Troll, Goober and the Truckers' Paradise, CBS, 1978.

Emery, Norma Rae, NBC, 1981.

Gang member number two, Automan, 1983.

Arnold "Beef" Biefneiter/The Iceman, "Deep Freeze," Misfits of Science, 1985.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Billy Joe Pritchard, Down Home, CBS, 1978.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

First Edition drummer, Rollin' on the River (also known as Rollin'), syndicated, 1971.

Ricky, "Ricky," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1978.

Bo Mackey, "Angels Go Truckin'," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1978.

B. B. Davenport, "Granny Annie," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979.

Doc, "Long Run Home," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1980.

Big Daddy, "Satan's Angels," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1980.

Donzo, "Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 1," Galactica 1980, 1980.

George, "Triangle," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

Announcer, "Rhinestone Harts," Hart to Hart, 1981.

M.P. number two, "Snap Judgment," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1981.

"The Powers That Be," Flamingo Road, 1981.

"Keys to Happiness," Father Murphy, NBC, 1982.

Pinhead Flanigan, Madame's Place, 1982.

Ron at survivor's store, "Tanks for the Memories," Simon & Simon, 1982.

Orson, "Hooker's War," T. J. Hooker, 1982.

"Holiday in the Hills," The A-Team, NBC, 1983.

Hog, "State of the Union," The Master (also known as Master Ninja), NBC, 1984.

Dave Bowman, "Model for Murder," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1984.

Chris, "Reflections in Terror," V (also known as V: The Series), NBC, 1984.

"The Long Fuse," Jessie, 1984.

"Daddy's Little Girl," Gimme a Break!, 1984.

Chris, "The Conversion," V, NBC, 1985.

Buford, "Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Parts 1 & 2," Alice, CBS, 1985.

Radio DJ Cowboy Billy Bob, "Bounty," The A-Team, NBC, 1985.

Chris Farber, "The Conversion," V (also known as V: The Series), NBC, 1985.

Chris Farber, "The Hero," V (also known as V: The Series), NBC, 1985.

Bubba, "Fallen Idol," The Colbys (also known as Dynasty II: The Colbys), 1986.

Artie, "On the Road Again," ALF, 1986.

Mr. Jordan, the security guard, "Now You See It …," Probe, ABC, 1988.

Willie, "Country Mouse, City Mouse," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1989.

"Wheels and Deals," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Big Al, Life Goes On, ABC, 1989.

Red, "Home Court," Baywatch, NBC, 1990.

The Bearded Man, "Georgie," Sydney, 1990.

Ray, "The Construction Worker Show," Get a Life, Fox, 1991.

Ernie, "The Outcast," Matlock, NBC, 1992.

Lonny, "River of No Return: Parts 1 & 2," Baywatch, syndicated, 1992.

Tooley, "Heroes," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1992.

Stan, Evening Shade, CBS, 1992.

Virgil, "Close Encounters of the Marital Kind," Step by Step, 1993.

Virgil, "Pretty Woman," Step by Step, 1993.

Tiny, "Fish Story," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1994.

Driver, "Born to Dance," Hearts Afire, CBS, 1994.

Keebler Biker, Misery Loves Company, Fox, 1995.

Ezekial, "Janitor Dad," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1996.

Parley Wayne Rockefeller, "Spring Break: Part 2," Married … with Children, Fox, 1996.

Big Bart, "The Lonesome Cow-bor," The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 1998.

Milkshake guy, "Road Trip," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1999.

Man, "Breakout," Martial Law, CBS, 1999.

Vernon, "Attack of the Cocktopuss," Son of the Beach, FX Channel, 2000.

Vernon, "The Long Hot Johnson," Son of the Beach, 2000.

Tiny, "Answered Prayers," JAG (also known as JAG: Judge Advocate General), CBS, 2001.

Fred R. Eggerts, The District, CBS, 2001.

Biker guy, "Gordo's Bar Mitzvah," Lizzie McGuire, The Disney Channel, 2002.

Fred Eggerts, "Twist of Hate," The District, CBS, 2002.

"Act Naturally," Providence, NBC, 2002.

Himself, "Malibooty," Entourage, HBO, 2007.

Also appeared in Trial by Jury, syndicated; Trob, syndicated; Santa Barbara, NBC; Days of Our Lives, NBC; O'Hara, ABC; Hardcastle & McCormick, ABC; This Is the Life; After M*A*S*H; "The Diner," Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (also known as Beyond Belief).



That Would Be Me: Rock & Roll Survivor to Hollywood Actor, AuthorHouse, 2007.



Mickey Jones Official Website,, November 19, 2008.