Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
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- With Jeri Caldwell, is the father of jazz vocalist Jolie Jones Levine.
- Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988.
- Son of Quincy Delight Jones and wife Sarah Frances Wells, the daughter of ... Welles and wife Mary Belle Lanier, who in turn was the illegitimate daughter by an unknown woman of James Balance Lanier (himself the second cousin four times removed of President George Washington through the Washington line, being also related to 'Lee Marvin' (qv) and Senator 'John McCain (I)' (qv)).
- Suffered a brain aneurysm in the 1970s. As a result, he can no longer play the trumpet; doing so could dislodge the chip in his brain.
- He has never learned how to drive an automobile.
- Father, with 'Peggy Lipton' (qv), of actresses 'Kidada Jones' (qv) (born 1974) and 'Rashida Jones' (qv) (born 1975).
- Father of 'Quincy Jones III' (qv) and Martina Jones with 'Ulla Andersson' (qv).
- Quincy Jones received the John F. Kennedy Center Honors in 2001. He also produced and directed the "We Are the World" video in 1985 after the American Music Awards show.