Preston Jones (actor)
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August 21, 1983
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Preston Jones (born August 21, 1983) is an American actor, Jones has played roles in A Mind of Its Own, (818), Detention, Spring Break '83, as well as Road Trip: Beer Pong alongside Nestor Aaron Absera and Julianna Guill.
Preston was born in Dallas, Texas on August 21, 1983. He started acting his senior year in high school when he attended DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas where he graduated in 2001 and then went on to study Theatre and Radio Television Film at The University of Texas at Austin. In Austin, he performed in over a dozen plays, getting the most acclaim for his performance in the John Patrick play, The Hasty Heart. To prepare for his role as the Scotsman, Lachlan McLachlan, Preston traveled to Scotland to research the Scottish culture and dialect. After graduating from UT Austin and acting in a few TV pilots (The WB's "Jack and Bobby" and Richard Linklater's HBO pilot, "$5.15/hr"), he moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally.
Since moving to Los Angeles, Preston has starred opposite Chris O'Donnell, Adam Goldberg, John Goodman, David Carradine, and DJ Qualls in both Television and Film. He recently starred in the Paramount movie, Road Trip 2, which is slated for a summer 2009 release.
Preston has an identical twin brother, Drew, who lives in Irving, Texas. Preston married his high school friend Ashley Howe.
- Detention as Paul (One episode)
- Spring Break '83 as Chip (Supporting role)
- A Mind of Its Own as Stanton (One episode)
- Sonny with a Chance as Grant Mitchell (Two episodes)
- I'm in the Band as Kurt Dirkman
- Austin & Ally as Miami Mack (One Episode: Deejays & Demos)
- $#*! My Dad Says as Josh (One Episode: Not Without My Jacket)
- Stitchers as Randall Cook (One Episode: Pretty Little Lawyers)
- Miracle Dogs Too
- Road Trip: Beer Pong - as Andy
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