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Eddie Jones


Born - 18 September 1934, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA
Died - 6 July 2019

Plump, flush-cheeked, thin-lipped character actor who, after years in the theatre, with an occasional foray into TV, began a film career in early middle age. Despite a steady spate of featured roles for the big screen, he's probably best remembered now as the father of Superman in TV's Lois and Clark series. Born Arthur Edward Jones, he made his film debut in Bloodbrothers (1978). His other film credits include On the Yard (1978), The First Deadly Sin (1980), Prince of the City (1981), Q the Winged Serpent (1982), Trading Places (1983), Year of the Dragon (1985), Invasion U.S.A. (1985), The Believers (1987), Apprentice to Murder (1988), Total Stranger (1999), Stanley & Iris (1990), The Grifters (1990), The Rocketeer (1991), Sneakers (1992), A League of Their Own. (1992), Body Language (1995), True Friends (1998), Return to Me (2000), Seabiscuit (2003), The Terminal (2004), Disconnect (2010), Mercy (2014) and On the Road to Hollywood: True Stories (2017), his last.