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Angus T. Jones Biography

Birth Name:
Angus Turner Jones
Birth Place:
Austin, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began his acting career at age 4, appearing in a variety of TV commercials
  • Had a minor part in the 1999 Nick Nolte film Simpatico
  • Landed breakthrough movie role alongside David Arquette in 2001's See Spot Run; led to appearances in several TV series and films, including Dinner With Friends, ER, Audrey's Rain and The Christmas Blessing
  • Considers Chris Farley and Jack Black as role models for his acting career
  • Star-making TV role came in 2003 as Jake Harper in the popular CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men; was reportedly the first child the casting crew had seen and was so well-liked they cast him immediately
  • Netted four Young Artist Award nominations and two wins
  • Named one of the World's Richest Teens in the May 2008 issue of People magazine, reportedly earning $1
  • 2 million a season