Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Keep on Keepin' On
2013 - Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
2013 - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
1978 - The Wiz
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Music Producer (segment "Ray Charles")
Himself - Humanitarian Award Recipient
- After his brain aneurysm, a metal plate was placed in his head, thus setting off a metal detector at an airport.
- 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.
- 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.
- Father, with 'Peggy Lipton' (qv), of actresses 'Kidada Jones' (qv) (born 1974) and 'Rashida Jones' (qv) (born 1975).
- With Jeri Caldwell, is the father of jazz vocalist Jolie Jones Levine.
- Godfather of 'Nicole Richie' (qv).
- 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.)
- 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.