Jones, Gary 1958–

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Jones, Gary 1958–


Born January 4, 1958, in Swansea, Wales; married Meg Cameron; children: three. Education: Attended schools in Swansea, Wales.


Actor and writer. Vancouver TheatreSports League (improvisational group), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, actor and writer. Appeared at conventions, including serving as the host of a panel at Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA, 2007. Worked as an art director for a newspaper in Burlington, Ontario, Canada; also worked at an advertising agency in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Awards, Honors:

Jessie Richardson Theatre Award (with Shawn MacDonald), Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, 1997, for Fear Not; Leo Award nomination for comedy writing, Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia.


Television Appearances; Series:

(And sometimes in archive footage) Walter Harriman, Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles and Stargaate SG-1), Showtime and syndicated, 1997-2002, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2002-2007.

Walter Harriman, Stargate: Atlantis (also known as La porte d'Atlantis), Sci-Fi Channel, beginning 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

J. Schroeder, And the Sea Will Tell (also known as Nur die See kennt die Warheit), CBS, 1991.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bernard Brewster, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (also known as Abracadabra), 1993.

Elliott, The Substitute, 1993.

Mr. Green, Relentless: Mind of a Killer (also known as Mood Indigo), NBC, 1993.

X-ray technician, When a Stranger Calls Back, Showtime, 1993.

Carriage driver, This Can't Be Love (also known as Liebe ist Nicht Bloss ein Wort), 1994.

Floor manager, Ebbie, Lifetime, 1995.

Production assistant, A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (also known as A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes), CBS, 1995.

Third reporter, Bye Bye, Birdie (musical), ABC, 1995.

First Alberta Railway police officer, Heck's Way Home (also known as Kalte Schnauze-treues Herz and Un drole de cabot), 1996.

Leonard Drake, Murder at My Door, 1996.

Television host, Bloodhounds II (also known as BloodHounds 2), USA Network, 1996.

Attendant, "Angels in the Endzone," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1997.

Gil Naspeth, Doomsday Rock (also known as Cosmic Shock and Asteroidenfeuer—Die Erede explodiert), Family Channel, 1997.

Nick Smythe, Cabin Pressure (also known as Hijack'd), PAX TV, 2001.

Television standards executive, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of "Charlie's Angels," NBC, 2004.

Dr. Lycar, 12 Hours to Live, Lifetime, 2006.

Ron Isley, Christmas on Chestnut Street (also known as The Competition), Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Sailor, H.M.S. Pinafore (opera; also known as H.M.S. Pinafore: The Lass That Loved a Sailor and The Lass That Loved a Sailor), [Australia and New Zealand], 1997.

Sketch comedian, The Western Alienation Comedy Hour, CBC, 2002.

Himself, Sci Fi Inside: Stargate SG-1 200th Episode, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Video director, "Aquarium Rock," Danger Bay, CBC and Disney Channel, 1986.

Computer technician, "Rogue Warrior," Airwolf (also known as Airwolf II), USA Network, 1987.

Shadow, "Heir to the Throne," Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Shadow, "Sins of the Father," Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Mr. Roberts, "Rounding Third," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1990.

Reporter, "Hi Mom," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1990.

Third reporter, "Crazy," Booker (also known as Booker, P.I.), Fox, 1990.

Veterinarian, "The Big Fix," The Black Stallion (also known as The Adventures of the Black Stallion, The New Adventures of the Black Stallion, and L'etalon noir), YTV (Canada) and Family Channel, 1990.

"Tammy Tell Me True," Glory Days, Fox, 1990.

Driver, "Guns and Sons" (also known as "Kinderhand am Abzug"), The Commish, ABC, 1992.

Klein, "Bad Day in Building A," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1992.

Himself, Friday Night with Ralph Benmergui, 1993.

Reporter, "Sons and Mudders," Birdland, ABC, 1994.

Accountant, "Rainbow Comix," The Marshal, ABC, 1995.

Michael Hurley, "The Prince of Wails," Sliders, Fox, 1995.

Television host, "If These Walls Could Talk," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, Sci-Fi Channel, and syndicated, 1995.

Duncan, "A Stitch in Time," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, Sci-Fi Channel, and syndicated, 1996.

Hotel guest, "The End of Innocence," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1996.

Michael Hurley, "Time Again and World," Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Mr. Jones, "Vendetta," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

Ed Barker, "The Internment" (also known as "Die verfluchte Stadt"), Poltergeist: The Legacy (also known as Poltergeist, El legado, Poltergeist—Die unheimliche Macht, Poltergeist: El legado, and Poltergeist, les aventuriers du surnaturel), Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Poker player, "Pay the Line," The Net, USA Network, 1999.

"Sit, Duke," Hollywood Off-Ramp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Dr. Ludlow, "Gather Up All the Little People," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2002.

Bill, "Bob & Carol & Len & Ali," Cold Squad (also known as Files from the Past, Cold Squad, brigade speciale, and Halott uegyek), CTV (Canada), 2003.

Chuck, "Reaping Havoc," Dead Like Me (also known as Dead Girl, Mitt liv som doed, and Tan muertos como yo), Showtime, 2003.

Woody, "Abridging the Devil's Divide," Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2004.

Eric Beener, "Loneliest Number," The L Word (also known as Earthlings), Showtime, 2005.

Roger Ballchant, "The Girl from Upper Gaborski," Young Blades, i (Independent Television), 2005.

Himself, RoundTable, [Canada], 2005.

Dr. Erich Saunders, "Trial by Fire," Painkiller Jane, Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Appeared in other programs, including an appearance as La May in "Overage," an episode of Palace Guard, CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Glory Days, Fox, 1990.

Captain Michael Hurley, Sliders, Fox, 1995.

Walter Davis, Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (also known as Stargate SG-1, La porte des etoiles, and Stargaate SG-1), Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

Television Appearances; Other:

Channel 92, 1995.

Television Work; Series:

Story editor, Big Sound, CanWest Global Television, 2000-2001.

Film Appearances:

Fan at party, Postcards from the Edge, Columbia, 1990.

Jackson, Bingo! (also known as Bingo), TriStar, 1991.

Lance Tindall, Andre (also known as Andre the Seal, Andre—den fantastiska saelungen, Andre—Die kleine Robbe, Andre, una foca en mi casa, Saelen Andre, and Una foca en mi casa), Paramount, 1994.

Loan officer, Sleeping with Strangers, 1994.

Step magazine man, Intersection (also known as Begegnungen), Paramount, 1994.

Milk man, Once in a Blue Moon (also known as Rendez-vous sur la lune), Brainstorm Media, 1995.

Baggage handler, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (also known as Ein tierisches Trio), Buena Vista, 1996.

Gertz, The Sixth Man (also known as The 6th Man and Der Teamgeist), Buena Vista, 1997.

William Shatner, William Shatner Lent Me His Hairpiece: An Untrue Story (short film), 1997.

First lobbyist, Trixie, Sony Pictures Classics, 2000.

Bernie, Head over Heels, Universal, 2001.

Teacher, The Santa Clause 2 (also known as Santa Clause 2, The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause, and SC2), Buena Vista, 2002.

Murray, The Delicate Art of Parking, Horizon Entertainment/Cinema Libre, 2003.

Bartender, Connie and Carla (also known as Connie & Carla and Connie and Carla Do L.A.), Universal, 2004.

Colin Jenkins, Snakehead Terror, Artsy Fartsy Pictures/Cinetel Films, 2004.

Hockey referee Scotty Buttons, Raising Helen (also known as Educando a Helen, Eine Liebe auf Umwegen, Fashion maman, Heleni kasvatamine, Helens smaa underverk, Kasvukipuja, Liebe auf Umwegen, Mama a la fuerza, Quando meno te lo aspetti, and Um presente para Helen), Buena Vista, 2004.

Charles, The French Guy, IndustryWorks Distribution, 2005.

Principal, Dr. Dolittle 3, Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Captain, Star Trick: The Musical (musical), Vancouver TheatreSports League, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, beginning c. 1991, eventually evolved into the production Star Trick: The Next Improvisation.

Babes in the Wood, 1997.

Fear Not, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1997.

Lawrence and Holloman, 1998.

The History of Things to Come, 1999.

Mission Improvable, 1999.

A Town Called Hockey, 2000.


Video Games:

Voice of Walter Harriman, Stargate SG-1: The Alliance, 2005.


Teleplays; with Others; Specials:

The Western Alienation Comedy Hour, CBC, 2002.

Teleplays; with Others; Episodic:

Big Sound, CanWest Global Television, episodes from 2000-2001.

Silverwing (animated), TeleToon (Canada) and Disney Channel, multiple episodes in 2003.

(With Richard Side) "The Comic," The Collector, Space Television and City TV, 2005.

Teleplays; with Others; Pilots:

(With Richard Side; and story with Side) "A Glimpse of the Son," Silverwing (animated), TeleToon (Canada) and Disney Channel, 2003.

Writings for the Stage; with Others:

Star Trick: The Musical (musical), Vancouver Theatre-Sports League, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, beginning c. 1991, eventually evolved into the production Star Trick: The Next Improvisation.

(With Shawn MacDonald) Fear Not, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1997.

(With MacDonald and Morris Panych) The History of Things to Come, 1999.

Mission Improvable, 1999.

Author of material with the Vancouver TheatreSports League.



Stargate, August 23, 2005, pp. 38-41.

TV Zone Special, August, 2000, p. 43; January, 2006, pp. 42-43.


Gary Jones—The Official Website,, October 9, 2007.

Jones, Gary 1947–

views updated Jun 27 2018

Jones, Gary 1947–


Born February 24, 1947, in Toledo, OH.

Addresses: Office—c/o Costume Designers Guild, 13949 Ventura Blvd., Suite 309, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423–3570. Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Costume designer. New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City, former crew member.

Member: Costume Designers Guild, United Scenic Artists.

Awards, Honors: Fennecus Award and Apex Award, best costume design, both 1999, Academy Award nomination (with Ann Roth), best costume design, and Costume Designers Guild Award nomination (with Roth), excellence for costume design in film—period/fantasy, both 2000, and Irene Sharaff Award, excellence in theatrical costume design, Theatre Development Fund (TDF), 2001, all for The Talented Mr. Ripley.


Film Costume Designer:

(With Ann Roth) Dressed to Kill, Filmways, 1980.

The First Deadly Sin, Filmways, 1980.

The Trip to Bountiful, Island Pictures, 1985.

The Mosquito Coast, Warner Bros., 1986.

Consenting Adults, Buena Vista, 1992.

(With Roth and Bridget Kelly) The Mambo Kings (also known as Mambo Kings and Les mambo kings), Warner Bros., 1992.

A Stranger among Us (also known as Close to Eden), Buena Vista, 1992.

Guilty as Sin, Buena Vista, 1993.

Vanya on 42nd Street, Sony Pictures Classics, 1994.

Just Cause, Warner Bros., 1995.

Sabrina, Paramount, 1995.

The English Patient, Miramax, 1996.

Desperate Measures, TriStar, 1998.

Primary Colors (also known as Perfect Couple and Mit aller Macht), Universal, 1998.

The Other Sister, Buena Vista, 1999.

(With Roth) The Talented Mr. Ripley (also known as The Mysterious Yearning Secretive Sad Lonely Troubled Confused Loving Musical Gifted Intelligent Beautiful Tender Sensitive Haunted Passionate Talented Mr. Ripley), Paramount, 1999.

Heartbreakers (also known as Breakers, The Breakers, and heartBREAKeRS), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2001.

The Princess Diaries (also known as The Princess of Tribeca), Buena Vista, 2001.

Divine Secrets of the Ya–Ya Sisterhood, Warner Bros., 2002.

Two Weeks Notice (also known as Love at Second Sight and Untitled Marc Lawrence Project), Warner Bros., 2002.

Secondhand Lions, New Line Cinema, 2003.

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (also known as The Princess Diaries 2, En Prinsessas dagbok 2: Kungligt uppdrag, O diario da princesa 2, Ploetzlich Prinzessin 2, Princesa por sorpresa 2, Principe azzurro cercasi, and Un mariage de princesse), Buena Vista, 2004.

Raising Helen, Buena Vista, 2004.

Spider–Man 2 (also known as Spider–Man 2.1), Columbia, 2004, IMAX version released as Spider–Man2: The IMAX Experience.

Just My Luck (also known as Lady Luck, Lucky, Lucky Girl, Baciati dalla sfortuna, C'est bien ma chance!, Devuelveme mi suerte, Erotas stin tyhi, Golpe de suerte, Sorte no amor, and Zum Glueck gekuesst), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2006.

Georgia Rule, Universal, 2007.

Underdog (also known as Superdog), Buena Vista, 2007.

Definitely, Maybe (also known as Un jour, peut–etre), Universal, 2008.

All about Steve, Fox 2000 Pictures/Twentieth Century-Fox, 2009.

All's Faire in Love (also known as Ye Olde Times), 2009.

Observe and Report, Warner Bros., 2009.

Film Assistant Costume Designer:

Assistant to Ann Roth, Hair (musical), United Artists, 1979.

Trading Places (also known as Black or White), Paramount, 1983.

The Slugger's Wife (also known as Neil Simon's "The Slugger's Wife"), Columbia, 1985.

Heartburn, Paramount, 1986.

Biloxi Blues (also known as Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues"), Universal, 1988.

Working Girl, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1988.

Family Business, TriStar, 1989.

Her Alibi, Warner Bros., 1989.

The Bonfire of the Vanities, Warner Bros., 1990.

Everybody Wins, Orion, 1990.

Postcards from the Edge, Columbia, 1990.

Regarding Henry, Paramount, 1991.

Dave (also known as Mr. President), Warner Bros., 1993.

Love Affair (also known as Perfect Love Affair), Warner Bros., 1994.

Wolf, Columbia, 1994.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Waiter in opening sequence, Heartburn, Paramount, 1986.

(Uncredited) Fan at party, Postcards from the Edge, Columbia, 1990.

(Uncredited) Waiter in elevator, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Warner Bros., 1990.

Hockey referee Scotty Buttons, Raising Helen, Buena Vista, 2004.

Television Costume Designer; Movies:

When the Circus Came to Town, CBS, 1981.

Tiger Town, Disney Channel, 1983.

Kojak: The Price of Justice, CBS, 1987.

Television Costume Designer; Specials:

"Andre's Mother," American Playhouse, PBS, 1990.

Stage Work; Costume Designer:

Who Killed Richard Cory?, Circle Repertory Company, Circle Theatre, New York City, 1976.

Assistant to Ann Roth, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (musical), Entermedia Theatre, New York City, c. 1978, Forty–Sixth Street Theatre, 1978–82, and Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1982.

(With Ann Roth) Open Admissions, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Worked as a costume designer for other productions, including A Chorus Line (musical), That Championship Season, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona.



Himself, On the Set with"Secondhand Lions," New Line Home Video, 2004.