Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Keep on Keepin' On
2002 - Austin Powers in Goldmember
1999 - Fantasia/2000
1978 - The Wiz
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Music Producer (segment "Ray Charles")
Himself - Guest
- 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.
- After his brain aneurysm, a metal plate was placed in his head, thus setting off a metal detector at an airport.
- Born at 8:40pm-CST
- 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).
- 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)
- 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.
- (1991-1997) Lived with 'Nastassja Kinski' (qv). 1 daughter, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones (b.1993).
- Father of 'Quincy Jones III' (qv) and Martina Jones with 'Ulla Andersson' (qv).