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Henry Jones

Henry Burk Jones (August 1, 1912 – May 17, 1999) was an American actor of stage, film and television. Jones was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Helen (née Burk) and John Francis Xavier Jones. He was the grandson of Pennsylvania Representative Henry Burk. He attended the Jesuit-run Saint Joseph's Preparatory School. Jones is remembered for his role as handyman Leroy Jessup in the movie The Bad Seed (1956), a role he originated on Broadway. Other theatre credits included My Sister Eileen, Hamlet, The Time of Your Life, They Knew What They Wanted, The Solid Gold Cadillac, and Sunrise at Campobello, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Performance in a Drama. Jones appeared in more than 180 movies and television shows. His screen credits included The Girl Can't Help It, 3:10 to Yuma, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Vertigo, Cash McCall, The Bramble Bush, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Dirty Dingus Magee, Support Your Local Gunfighter, and Arachnophobia. On television, Jones appeared in Appointment with Adventure, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Eleventh Hour, Channing, Phyllis, Night Gallery, Emergency!, Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone, and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show. He played Dr. Smith's cousin in a 1966 episode of Lost In Space, "Curse Of Cousin Smith," great acting by Henry, and R.J. Hoferkamp in the 1968 made-for-television western movie Something for a Lonely Man. Jones died in Los Angeles, California, at age 86, from complications from injuries suffered in a fall. Description above from the Wikipedia article Henry Jones (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 1, 1912 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Philco Television Playhouse 1948-10-03
Latest Project:
Series Here's Boomer 2022
Known For
Poster of Dick Tracy
Poster of Deathtrap
Poster of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Poster of Vertigo
Series Here's Boomer Unknown 2022
Movie Breathing Lessons 1994-02-06
Movie Mastergate Oral Proctor 1992-11-01
Movie Dick Tracy Night Clerk 1990-04-05
Movie Enid Is Sleeping Old Man 1990-05-25
Movie The Grifters Sims 1990-08-08
Movie Arachnophobia Doctor Sam Metcalf 1990-07-20
Movie Nowhere to Run Judge Culbert 1989-03-01
Series I Married Dora Unknown 1987-09-22
Series Sidekicks Unknown 1986-09-26
Series Code Name: Foxfire Phillips 1985-01-27
Series Gun Shy Unknown 1983-03-15
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Movie Deathtrap Porter Milgrim 1982-03-19
Series Filthy Rich Unknown 1982-08-09
Movie California Gold Rush Joe Gills 1981-07-30
Series Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie Nine to Five Mr. Hinkle 1980-12-18
Series Mrs. Columbo Josh Alden 1979-02-26
Series B. J. and the Bear Unknown 1979-02-10
Series CHiPs Dutton 1977-09-15
Series The Love Boat Frank Jensen 1977-09-24
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Barney Miller Unknown 1975-01-23
Series Phyllis Judge Jonathan Dexter 1975-09-08
Movie Who Is the Black Dahlia? Lee Jones 1975-03-01
Series Petrocelli Unknown 1974-03-16
Series Run, Joe, Run Unknown 1974-09-07
Series These Are the Days Unknown 1974-09-07
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Roll, Freddy, Roll! Theodore Menlo 1974-12-17
Series Hawkins George Davis 1973-03-13
Movie The Letters Mailman 1973-03-03
Movie Tom Sawyer Senhor Dobbins 1973-03-15
Series Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Unknown 1973-09-26
Series The Girl with Something Extra Owen Metcalf 1973-09-14
Movie The Outfit Doctor 1973-10-01
Movie Napoleon and Samantha Mr. Amos Gutteridge 1972-07-05
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Movie The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Codge Collier 1972-09-13
Movie Pete 'n' Tillie Mr. Tucker 1972-12-17
Series The Paul Lynde Show Unknown 1972-09-13
Series Circle of Fear Unknown 1972-09-15
Movie Love Hate Love Tom Blunden 1971-02-09
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie Support Your Local Gunfighter Ez 1971-05-26
Series The Man and the City Unknown 1971-09-15
Movie Skin Game Sam Cutler (slave buyer in Fair Shake) 1971-09-30
Movie The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County Hanson 1970-04-01
Series Nanny and the Professor Unknown 1970-01-21
Movie The Movie Murderer Martin Moss 1970-02-02
Movie Rabbit, Run Mr. Angstrom, Rabbit's father 1970-10-01
Movie Dirty Dingus Magee Rev. Green 1970-11-18
Movie Angel in My Pocket Will Sinclair 1969-04-02
Movie Support Your Local Sheriff! Henry Jackson 1969-03-26
Movie Rascal Garth Shadwick 1969-06-11
Movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Bike Salesman 1969-09-23
Movie Project X Dr. Crowther 1968-05-01
Movie Something for a Lonely Man Unknown 1968-01-01
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Here Come the Brides Unknown 1968-09-25
Series The Outsider Unknown 1968-09-18
Movie The Champagne Murders Mr. Clark 1967-03-31
Series The Guns of Will Sonnett Unknown 1967-09-08
Series The Tammy Grimes Show Unknown 1966-09-08
Series Tarzan Unknown 1966-09-08
Series That Girl Unknown 1966-09-08
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Lost in Space Jeremiah Smith 1965-09-15
Series Honey West Reedy Comfort 1965-09-17
Movie Never Too Late Dr. Kimbrough 1965-11-04
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Channing Unknown 1963-09-18
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Movie Angel Baby Ben Hays 1961-05-14
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Movie Cash McCall Gilmore 'Gil' Clark 1960-01-27
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Movie The Bramble Bush Parker Welk 1960-02-24
Series Outlaws Unknown 1960-09-26
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Checkmate Ed Thurston, D.A. 1960-09-17
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Movie Vertigo Coroner 1958-05-28
Movie Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Henry Rufus 1957-07-29
Movie 3:10 to Yuma Alex Potter, town drunk 1957-08-07
Movie The Girl He Left Behind Hanson 1956-10-26
Movie The Bad Seed Leroy Jessup 1956-09-12
Movie The Girl Can't Help It Mousie 1956-12-01
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Series Father Knows Best Mr Kermit 1954-10-03
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie The Lady Says No Potsy 1952-01-06
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series The Web Unknown 1950-07-04
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03