Jones, William James 1975–

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Jones, William James 1975–

(William J. Jones)


Born August 4, 1975, in Chicago, IL; son of Alonzo, Jr. (a musician) and Lori Ann (a hospital administrator) Jones. Education: Attended High School of the Performing Arts, Chicago, IL.

Career: Actor, singer, dancer, and writer. The Jones Theatre Workshop (with Thyme Lewis and Randy J. Goodwin), founder. Pegasus Players, actor.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nominations, outstanding young ensemble cast in a youth series or variety show, Young Artist Foundation, 1993, and outstanding youth ensemble in a cable or off primetime series, 1994, both with others, for California Dreams.


Television Appearances; Series:

Tony Wicks, California Dreams (also known as Dreams), NBC, 1992–97.

Dwane "Excess" Wilson, USA High, 1998–99.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As William J. Jones) High Goals (short), KCTV (PBS affiliate), 1993.

Teddy, Hollywood Confidential, 1997.

Billy Wright, Little Richard (also known as The Little Richard Story), NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Attack of the Killer B-Movies, NBC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The Seventh Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Phil, "Misleading Lady," Living Single (also known as My Girls), Fox, 1997.

Phil, "To Catch a Thief," Living Single (also known as My Girls), Fox, 1998.

(As William J. Jones) C. J. Wocheck, "The World's Changing," The Pretender, NBC, 1999.

FBI agent, "Isaac and Ishmael," The West Wing, NBC, 2001.

(As William J. Jones) Caroler, "It's a Hot, Hot, Hot, Hot Christmas," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (also known as Sabrina and Sabrina Goes to College), ABC, 2002.

(As William J. Jones) FBI agent Stewart, "Daughter for Daughter," The District, CBS, 2002.

(As William J. Jones) Secret Service agent Jamie Dawson, "The Black Vera Wang," The West Wing, NBC, 2002.

Also appeared in Getting By, ABC and NBC.

Film Appearances:

Case, Dream a Little Dream 2, 1994.

Eddie, A Dangerous Place (also known as No Surrender), PM Entertainment Group, 1994.

Catman, Executive Decision (also known as Critical Decision), Warner Bros., 1996.

James, Crossing Fields, Sterling Films, 1997.

Stage Appearances:

Extremities, c. 1989.

Jones "N" (solo show), 2000–2001.

Appeared in Twelfth Night (also known as Twelfth Night, or What You Will), Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; appeared in other productions at the Goodman Theatre.

Stage Director:

Jones "N" (solo show), 2000–2001.


Writings for the Stage:

Jones "N" (solo show), 2000–2001.