Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Keep on Keepin' On
2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
2013 - Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
1978 - The Wiz
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Music Producer (segment "Ray Charles")
Himself - Humanitarian Award Recipient
Himself - Guest
- Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988.
- Born at 8:40pm-CST
- Father, with 'Peggy Lipton' (qv), of actresses 'Kidada Jones' (qv) (born 1974) and 'Rashida Jones' (qv) (born 1975).
- Attended Berklee College of Music (then called Schillinger House) in Boston, Massachusetts. He is considered to be Berklee's most famous alumnus, so much so that his original admission application is housed in a display case at the school.
- With Carol Reynolds, is the father of Rachel Jones.
- 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."
- After his brain aneurysm, a metal plate was placed in his head, thus setting off a metal detector at an airport.