Ron Cephas Jones, born in Patterson (New Jersey) on January 8, 1957, died at the age of 66. Dan Spillo, his historic manager communicated the news of his death to the media via email with these words: “Ron left us due to a long-standing lung problem. Throughout his career, his warmth, beauty , generosity, kindness and heart were felt by anyone who was lucky enough to know him”.
The actor had achieved success, thanks above all to the interpretation of the character of William Hill in the TV series This is Us, created Dan Fogelman and broadcast from September 20, 2016 to May 24, 2022 by NBC broadcaster. Thanks to this role, Ron Cephas Jones had won two Emmy Awards in 2017 and 2018. The series is available on Disney + (also visible on Sky Glass, Sky Q and via the app on the Now Smart Stick)
Memories of Sterling K. Brown.
Actor Sterling K. Brown who had worked with Ron Cephas Jones in the TV series This is Us remembered his colleague with this moving post published on his Instagram profile: “One of the best people the world has ever seen is no longer with us : The world is a little less bright. Brother, you are loved. And you will be missed.”
Dan Fogelman’s message
Even Dan Fogelman, the creator of the TV series This is Us, paid tribute to Jones on X with these touching words: “My God: what an actor. I don’t think I’ve ever changed a shot of him in a montage because everything he did was perfect.”
The career of Ron Cephas Jones
Ron Cephas Jones had acted in both film and television. In 1998 he had participated in He Got Game, the biopic signed by Spike Lee. The following year she was in the casti of Agreements and disagreementsthe (Sweet and Lowdown), the delightful film directed by Woody Allen. In 2002 she takes part in Paid-in-Full, feature film by Charles Stone III,. From 2015 to 2016 she plays the role of hacker Leslie Romero in the series USA Network Mr Robot.
In 2016 he played the part of Bobby Fish in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Luke Cage, playing the role until 2018.
He will co-star with Nina Dobrev in Dog Daysa film from 2018, also, always in the same year, will take part in Venom. film adaptation of the Marvel comics, created by David Michelinie and Todd McFarlane, starring the antagonist symbiote of Spider-Man.