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 - Guest
- He appeared in the music video and was the conductor and producer of the song "We Are The World."
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
- With Carol Reynolds, is the father of Rachel Jones.
- He has never learned how to drive an automobile.
- At 17, he began his career playing trumpet and arranging for 'Lionel Hampton' (qv), and later 'Count Basie' (qv), 'Frank Sinatra' (qv), 'Dinah Washington' (qv), 'Sarah Vaughan (I)' (qv), 'Dizzy Gillespie' (qv), and 'Peggy Lee (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.)