August 12, 1968 |
Santa Cruz, California
Andras Jones (born August 12, 1968) is an American actor who has worked in movies and in television. He is perhaps best known for his role in the 1988 hit horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master as the central character Rick Johnson.
Jones was born in Santa Cruz, California, the son of Susan B. (née Smullin) and the noted psychologist, writer and academian Richard Matthew Jones, whose books include The Dream Poet, Fantasy and Feeling in Education, The New Psychology of Dreaming, and Experiment at Evergreen.
A critically acclaimed musician, Jones has many releases under his own name and under the names Mr. Jones and The Previous and, simply, The Previous. His songs have appeared in many motion pictures and have been covered by several other artists including Andy Dick, Willie Wisely, Julie Christensen, and Shmushkin.
Jones is the creator and host of the popular radio show Radio8Ball. Radio8Ball is a musical divination show where participants' questions are answered by picking songs at random and interpreting the randomly chosen songs as the answer to the question. Radio8Ball is also a live event which has been presented in NYC, Boston, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Joshua Tree & Seattle.
As a writer Jones has contributed to The Sync Book, and has recently completed work on "Accidental Inititations: In The Kabbalistic Tree Of Olympia."
- The Attic Expeditions (2001)
- Hurricane Festival (1997)
- The Demolitionists (1995)
- Every Breath (1994)
- Night Trap (1992) (VG)
- Averills Ankommon (1992)
- The Prom (1992)
- Tripwire (1990)
- Far From Home (1989)
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
- Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1988)
- Andras Jones: Complicated '00 (2001)
- Andras Jones: A Curmudgeon For All Seasons (2000)
- Andras Jones: Religious '99 (1999)
- Andras Jones: Cold '98 (1998)
- The Previous: UnPop… (1997)
- Mr. Jones & The Hard Feelings (1995)
- Mr. Jones & the Fascists: In Search of the Hundredth Monkey (1992)
- Mr. Jones & The Previous: Porch Music (1990)
- Mr. Jones & The Previous: The Wrong Side Of Town (1989)