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Robert Earl Jones

Birthdate: (96)
Birthplace: Senatobia, Tate, MS, USA
Death: September 7, 2006 (96)
Englewood, Bergen, NJ, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Washington Jones and Elnora Jones
Husband of <private> Jones
Ex-husband of <private> Williams and Ruth Jones
Father of James Earl Jones
Brother of Brian Jones; Mary Jones and John Earl Jones

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About Robert Earl Jones

Robert Earl Jones (February 3, 1910 – September 7, 2006) was an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the films The Cotton Club and The Sting and as the father of actor James Earl Jones.

Jones was born in Mississippi, though the specific location of his birth is unclear as some sources indicate Senatobia, while others suggest nearby Coldwater. Additionally, his date of birth has been variously reported by different sources as between 1900 and 1911. The most likely date is 1910 as reported by the United States Social Security Administration.

Jones died at his home on September 7, 2006, in Englewood, New Jersey, of natural causes.

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February 3, 1910
Senatobia, Tate, MS, USA
January 17, 1931
Age 20
Tate, Mississippi, United States
September 7, 2006
Age 96
Englewood, Bergen, NJ, USA