Orlando Jones

Orlando Jones

Age
46
Birthday
Apr. 10th, 1968
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 11

Orlando Jones' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sleepy Hollow TV Show
Sleepy Hollow
How to Live with your Parents (for the rest of your life) TV Show
How to Live with your Parents (for the rest of your life)
Father of the Pride TV Show
Father of the Pride
The Evidence TV Show
The Evidence
Black Poker Stars Invitational TV Show
Black Poker Stars Invitational
Sound fX TV Show
Sound fX
The Orlando Jones Show TV Show
The Orlando Jones Show
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
2009 - Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
2007 - I Think I Love My Wife
2007 - Primeval
2004 - House of D
2003 - Biker Boyz
2003 - Runaway Jury
2002 - The Time Machine
2002 - Drumline
2001 - Evolution
2001 - Say It Isn't So
2001 - Double Take
2000 - Chain of Fools
2000 - The Replacements
2000 - Bedazzled
1999 - Office Space
1999 - Magnolia
1999 - Liberty Heights
1998 - Sour Grapes

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
George
3
Lazarus Rollins
2
Dr. Clint Huckstable
2
Troy Douglas
2
Sgt. Harold Wilcox
1
Casey Edgars
1
Lawrence Kingman
1
Magnus Olsdatter
1
God #2
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Orlando Jones (born April 10, 1968) is an American comedian and film and television actor. He is notable for being one of the original cast members of the sketch comedy series MADtv and for his role as the 7 Up spokesman from 1999-2002.

Jones was born in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a former professional baseball player for the Philadelphia Phillies. He moved to Mauldin, South Carolina, when he was a teen and graduated from Mauldin High School in 1985.

One of his early acting experiences involved playing a werewolf in a haunted house to help raise money for the junior/senior prom. Jones enrolled in the College of Charleston, South Carolina. He left in 1990 without finishing his degree.

To pursue his interest in the entertainment industry, Jones, together with comedian Michael Fechter, formed a production company, Homeboy's Productions and Advertising. Together Jones and Fechter worked on several projects including a McDonald's commercial with basketball superstar Michael Jordan for the McDonald's specialty sandwich the "McJordan".

He scored his first Hollywood job in 1987, writing for the NBC comedy A Different World, on which he had a small guest role in the season five finale. During 1991-92, Jones penned the Fox series Roc and, in 1993, he co-produced The Sinbad Show. He also made a brief appearance on the FOX sitcom Herman's Head in 1992.

Jones married former model Jacqueline Staph in 2008.


TRIVIA:
  • He was Artie Lange's (from The Howard Stern Show) roomate while they were on "Mad Tv" together.
  • Graduated from Mauldin High, Mauldin SC 1986. Graduated from the College of Charleston, Charleston SC 1990.
  • Is a vegan.


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