Stan Jones (actor)

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Stan Jones
Born(1926-10-23)October 23, 1926
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DiedDecember 30, 1998(1998-12-30) (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of deathComplications from cancer
Other namesG. Stanley Jones
Staley Jones
Stanley Jones
Years active1955–1997

Gordon Stan Jones (October 23, 1926 – December 30, 1998), sometimes credited as G. Stanley Jones, Staley Jones or Stanley Jones, was a Canadian film and television actor.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Jones appeared in over thirty television productions and in eight films. He did extensive voice acting. He was the narrator of the film Little Shop of Horrors (1986). One of his few non-voice roles was as a teller in an episode of the television series Beverly Hills, 90210.

Stan Jones is best known as the voice of Lex Luthor, the Superman villain and leader of The Legion of Doom, in the Hanna-Barbera television series Challenge Of The Super Friends, as well as voicing the characters Scourge, Lord Zarak and Weirdwolf in the television series The Transformers. He also played the voices of Kingpin and Doctor Octopus in the 1981 Spider-Man animated series produced by DePatie-Freleng. Additionally, he voiced the Milkman, Wordsworth and Riff Raff characters in the television series Heathcliff (also known as Heathcliff and The Catillac Cats) and in the 1995 Don Bluth movie The Pebble and the Penguin as Mccalister.


He died, age 72, of complications from cancer in Los Angeles, California.

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