Mar. 14th, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Quincy Jones' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Keep on Keepin' On
1999 - Fantasia/2000
1978 - The Wiz
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Music Producer (segment "Ray Charles")
Himself - Guest
- After his brain aneurysm, a metal plate was placed in his head, thus setting off a metal detector at an airport.
- He appeared in the music video and was the conductor and producer of the song "We Are The World."
- 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).
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
- Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988.
- (1991-1997) Lived with 'Nastassja Kinski' (qv). 1 daughter, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones (b.1993).
- Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award, in 1994.
- Father, with 'Peggy Lipton' (qv), of actresses 'Kidada Jones' (qv) (born 1974) and 'Rashida Jones' (qv) (born 1975).