Clifton Jones

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Clifton Jones
Born (1937-07-26) July 26, 1937 (age 78)
St. Andrew, Jamaica
Nationality British
Occupation Television actor
Years active 1958–94
Television Space: 1999

Clifton Jones (born 26 July 1937, St. Andrew, Jamaica) is an actor known for his roles in British television.

His most prominent role is probably that of David Kano in the first season of the 1970s science fiction TV series Space: 1999.[1]

Jones' other TV credits include Dixon of Dock Green, Z-Cars, Public Eye, Danger Man, Man in a Suitcase, The Troubleshooters, The Persuaders!, The Onedin Line, Survivors, 1990 and The Professionals.

His film roles included appearances in The V.I.P.s (1963), Only When I Larf (1968), Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (1968), Joanna (1968), Innocent Bystanders (1972), Father, Dear Father (1973), The Great McGonagall (1974) and Sheena (1984). He also voiced the character of Blackavar in the animated feature-film Watership Down (1978).

Television and film history[edit]

Clifton Jones's first regualar role was in Emergency-Ward 10. He actually had an uncredited part in 1959.[2] In 1961, he became a regular in the series as Dr. Benjmain Sanders. He appeared in the series for nearly one year.[3]


  1. ^ The Catacombs Catacombs Credits Guide Supporting Cast Clifton Jones David Kano
  2. ^ IMDB Clifton Jones Filmography
  3. ^ Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television by Stephen Bourne Page 172

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