Fast Facts

  • Played football in high school.
  • Though though his father, Clarence Jones, was a former MLB player and coach, Richard never played organized baseball.
  • Intended to study law in college but decided to pursue acting after starring in a university production of A Raisin in the Sun.
  • Nominated for a 2000 NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Bruce Van Exel on Judging Amy.


  • Clarence Jones — Father
  • Aubrey Jones — Daughter
  • Nancy Jones — Wife
  • Elijah Jones — Son
  • Sydney Jones — Daughter
  • Lorene Jones — Mother
  • Clarence Jones Jr. — Brother


  • Attended Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

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  • Birth Name: Richard Timothy Jones
  • Birth Place: Kobe, Japan
  • Profession: Actor

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