Walter Emanuel Jones is an American actor, martial artist and dancer best known for his role as Zack Taylor, the Black Ranger, in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers television series. He has also appeared in films such as Menace II Society and The Skulls.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, on November 30, 1970, Walter Emanuel Jones was the youngest of five children. His father, Walter Sr., was a businessman, and his mother, Carolyn Jones, was a homemaker. Walter Jr. began his acting career at the age of six, when he appeared in a local production of The Wiz. He later studied dance at the Detroit School of Arts, where he met future Power Rangers co-star Amy Jo Johnson.
After graduating from high school, Jones moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. He landed his first major role in the 1993 film Menace II Society. He also had a recurring role on the television series Martin, before being cast as Zack Taylor, the Black Ranger, on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Jones appeared in all three seasons of the show, as well as the 1995 feature film Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie.
Following the end of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Jones had roles in the films The Skulls and Out for Justice. He also appeared in episodes of the television series Touched by an Angel and JAG. In recent years, he has had guest roles on the television series Castle and Bones.
Jones has been married twice. His first marriage, to actress Tammie Fuller, ended in divorce. He is currently married to his second wife, Jennifer Freeman. The couple has two daughters together.
Walter Emanuel Jones has a net worth of $3 million. He earns a salary of $40 thousand per episode of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Date Of Birth
November 30, 1970
Barton College, North Carolina State University, Hargrave Military Academy
Joe Anne Jones
Waleria Jones, Walterius Jones
Walter B. Jones Sr.
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Space Cases, Malibu Shores, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers