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
- With Jeri Caldwell, is the father of jazz vocalist Jolie Jones Levine.
- Father of 'Quincy Jones III' (qv) and Martina Jones with 'Ulla Andersson' (qv).
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.)
- Father, with 'Peggy Lipton' (qv), of actresses 'Kidada Jones' (qv) (born 1974) and 'Rashida Jones' (qv) (born 1975).
- Godfather of singer 'Patti Austin' (qv).