Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2013 - Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
1999 - Fantasia 2000
1978 - The Wiz
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- 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.
- 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.
- Shares a birthday with 'Mercedes McNab' (qv), 'Taylor Hanson' (qv), 'Kylie Tyndall' (qv) and 'Keaton Tyndall' (qv), 'Chris Klein (I)' (qv), & 'Michael Caine (I)' (qv)
- (1996) Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world
- Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award, in 1994.
- Recipient of 26 Grammys, which is currently more than any living recording artist (Sir 'Georg Solti' (qv) holds the all-time record with 31 Grammys.)
- He appeared in the music video and was the conductor and producer of the song "We Are The World."
- (1991-1997) Lived with 'Nastassja Kinski' (qv). 1 daughter, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones (b.1993).