Jamison Jones in November 2011
February 15, 1969
Rochester, Michigan, U.S.
Jamison Jones is an American actor. He is best known for his work with Christian Slater and William H. Macy in He Was a Quiet Man, as a regular cast member on General Hospital, and in the FOX series 24. He originated the title role in the world premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s Doctor Cerberus at the Tony Award-winning South Coast Repertory. Jones has also guest-starred on several television series, including Burn Notice, Will & Grace, CSI: NY, NCIS, Kamen Rider Dragon Knight and The Whispers.
Born in Rochester, Michigan, Jones spent several years living abroad. He attended Frankfurt International School in Germany before returning to Michigan for his high school years where he began taking up acting. He graduated from Rochester Adams High School in 1987. After being accepted for a scholarship to their acting program, Jones spent 2 years in Western Michigan University before moving to Los Angeles where he studied theatre in University of California, Los Angeles. He finished his degree in California State University, Fullerton.
Jones began his professional career on stage in the European Premieres of Purple Hearts and Tennessee in the Summer at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland. Jones is a graduate of the Advanced Training Program at the American Conservatory Theater. After graduation Jones became a member of ACT’s professional acting company and worked on Angels in America directed by Mark Wing-Davey, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Othello. Jones returned to ACT in 2012 to perform in the west coast premiere of Jordan Harrison's Maple and Vine and played the titular role in Ensemble Theater's visually compelling cutting edge production of Macbeth.
Jones’ first film roles were in Lucasfilms Radioland Murders (1994) and in the LucasArts Video Game Star Wars: Rebel Assault II (1995). In 1996, Jamison moved to Los Angeles to continue his career in film and Television. Film credits include The Lodger with Alfred Molina; Born to Ride (2010) with William Forsythe; He Was a Quiet Man (2007) with Christian Slater and William H. Macy; Dark Blue (2002) with Kurt Russell; Hollywood Homicide (2003) with Harrison Ford. He has both Actor and Producer credits for West of Brooklyn (2008) with Joe Mantegna. Jones taught acting at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy but continues to teach privately in Hollywood at Television Center Studios.
Jones has also served as Theater Director, Screenwriter and Producer and is a part owner of a bi-coastal film development company named Jones Films Entertainment. Jones films is in development on Several feature films and television projects, including Agoura Hills; the story of an agoraphobic weatherman who is afraid to go outside and Malibu Gothic; that follows the life of an aging international movie star who falls into the unenviable position of protecting Malibu's secret society from the rest of the world.
|1995||Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire||Rookie One||Video Game|
|1996||Top Gun: Fire At Will!||Stinger||Video Game|
|2003||Water Under the Bridge|
|2003||Hollywood Homicide||Det. Bobby Riley|
|2005||Soldier of God||Featured fighter|
|2007||He Was a Quiet Man||Scott Harper|
|2008||West of Brooklyn||California Guy|
|2010||Born to Ride||Gary||Vista Films|
|2005||General Hospital||William||25 Episodes|
|2007||CSI: NY||Austin Cannon|
|2007||24||Secret Service Agent Dan|
|2009||Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles||Harrison|
|2009||Kamen Rider Dragon Knight||Agent Phillips|
|2010||Burn Notice||Charles Archer||Burn Notice (season 4)|
|2010||Days of Our Lives||Kip|
|2010||Brothers & Sisters||Henry's Dad|
|2015||The Whispers||Harrison Weil||Recurring role|
|2015||True Detective||Will Davidson||Recurring role|
Jones has been in a number of plays - his work in the theater includes the following performances:
|Macbeth||Jonathan Fox||Ensemble Theater, Santa Barbara|
|Maple and Vine||Mark Rucker||American Conservatory Theater|
|Angels in America||Richard Seyd||American Conservatory Theater|
|Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead||Richard Seyd||American Conservatory Theater|
|Doctor Cerberus (World Premiere)||Bart DeLorenzo||South Coast Repertory|
|Elemeno Pea||Marc Masterson||South Coast Repertory|
|The Three Musketeers||Art Manke||Denver Center for the Performing Arts|
|How the Other Half Loves||Larry Arrick||Pasadena Playhouse|
|Cyrano de Bergerac||Art Manke||A Noise Within|
|God Of Carnage||Michael Arabian||La Mirada Theatre|
|The Rainmaker||Jules Aaron||La Mirada Theatre|
|Dancing at Lughnasa||Jessica Kubzansky||La Mirada Theatre|
|All My Sons||Jules Aaron||La Mirada Theatre|
|The Foreigner||Jules Aaron||La Mirada Theatre|
|Lion in Winter||Richard Seyd||La Mirada Theatre|
|Thérèse Raquin||Jonathan Fox||Ensemble Theater, Santa Barbara|
|Tennessee in the Summer||Doyne Mraz||Edinburgh Festival|
|Purple Hearts||Doyne Mraz||Edinburgh Festival|
- Holden, Stephen (November 23, 2007). "He Was a Quiet Man - NY Times". The New York Times. Retrieved November 23, 2007.
- Playbill - Ryback, Culp, Buckley, Jones and Sleeper Star in Doctor Cerberus in CA
- "Jamison Jones interview - Rookie One - Star Wars Rebel Assault II". Retrieved September 2010. Check date values in:
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