CJ Jones - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 8, 2022
|Best Known For:||Baby Driver (film)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||September 29, 1950 (age 71)|
|Birth Name /
|Charles Paul Jones|
|Birth Place:||St. Louis, Missouri, USA|
|Father's Name:||Clarence Jones|
|Mother's Name:||Ruth Jones|
|High School:||Missouri School for the Deaf|
|University:||Rochester Institude of Technology|
|Married Date:||September 7, 2002|
|Wife's Name:||Cassandra Jones|
|Height:||1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is CJ Jones?
CJ Jones is a deaf actor by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for starring in the films Baby Driver, Avatar: The Way of Water, and in the TV series Castle Rock, This Close, Everything’s Gonna Be Okay.
CJ Jones uses ASL to communicate (Image: stuff.co.uk)
CJ Jones – Age, Parents, Siblings
CJ Jones was born on September 29, 1950, in St. Louis, Missouri, the USA as Charles Paul Jones. His father’s name is Clarence Jones and his mother’s name is Ruth Jones. Although both of his parents are deaf and communicated in American Sign Language (ASL), he and all his six siblings were not born deaf. However, at the age of 7, he was diagnosed with spinal meningitis which resulted in him losing his hearing.
He has been an advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities in media.
For education, CJ Jones attended Missouri School for the Deaf. He later went to Rochester Institute of Technology in 1970 and graduated from the same in 1975 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Computer Programming. He was very much active in sports and was even voted class valedictorian. His ethnicity is African-American.
CJ Jones – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
CJ Jones married his longtime girlfriend Cassandra Dwan Davis-Marsh on September 7, 2002. With his wife, he has two children but their names and gender have not been revealed to the public.
Cassandra is a producer and actress. He also has five grown children from his previous marriage.
CJ and Cassandra Jones in 2010 (Image: Getty Images)
CJ Jones – Career
Jones made his debut screen appearance in an episode of the TV series A Different World as CJ. He resumed his career as an actor in 2003 – as a junkie in an episode of the TV series Cold Case. This was followed by roles in the TV series Frasier (2003) as a customer #1, Lincoln Heights (2007) as Luther, and short films White Space (2007) as Man on Platform, I Wrote That! Volume Two (2003), etc.
Finally, CJ Jones was cast as Joseph in the 2017 film Baby Driver which gained him attention in Hollywood.
Over the years CJ Jones has starred in TV series Castle Rock (2018) as Odin Branch, This Close (2019) as Craig, Shameless (2021) as Homeless Man, Everything's Gonna Be Okay (2021) as Eric, The Lincoln Lawyer (2022) as Janitor, etc. Moreover, he has appeared in the films Door in the Woods (2019) as Uriah, Avatar: The Way of Water (2022) as Metkayina Interpreter, and the short film CODA (2019) as Dad.
CJ Jones, Ansel Elgort in Baby Driver (Image: Yhaoo)
On the set of Avatar: The Way of Water, CJ Jones has worked alongside Brendan Cowell, Duane Evans Jr., Christopher Troy, Jake McLean, Jack Champion.
CJ Jones – Net Worth, Salary
The figure on the net worth and annual salary of CJ Jones is under review and will be updated.
CJ Jones – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Instagram and Facebook, Jones is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter. He also has an official website- cjjones.com.
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