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Short Info

SpouseNancy Jones
FactSon of Clarence Jones, former major league first baseman-outfielder and hitting coach.

Richard T. Jones is an American actor and producer. He is best known for his role as Detective Reggie Sorensen on the TNT crime drama series Cold Case and as Ty Curtis on the CBS police procedural series Hawaii Five-0.

Jones was born in Kobe, Japan, to American parents, and was raised in Carson, California. His father was in the military, and his mother was a schoolteacher. He has two older sisters.

Jones was a star athlete in high school, playing football and running track. He attended the University of Southern California on a football scholarship, but his career was cut short by a knee injury.

After college, Jones worked as a model and appeared in commercials before landing his first acting role on the sitcom Martin in 1992. He has since appeared in a number of films and television shows, including The Wood, Why Did I Get Married?, and The Mentalist.

In 2010, Jones produced and starred in the independent film For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

Jones has been married twice. His first marriage, to actress Nancy Jones, ended in divorce. He has two daughters from his second marriage, to actress Jill Marie Jones.

Jones has a net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameRichard T. Jones
Height1.88 m
ProfessionActor, Film producer
EducationBishop Montgomery High School, Tuskegee University


SpouseNancy Jones
ChildrenAubrey Jones, Elijah Jones, Sydney Jones
ParentsLorene Jones, Clarence Jones
SiblingsClarence Jones Jr.


NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
MoviesGodzilla, Event Horizon, Hot Pursuit, The Wood, Vantage Point, Kiss the Girls, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Concussion, Renaissance Man, Collateral, Why Did I Get Married?, Phone Booth, Lockdown, What's Love Got to Do with It, Super 8, Traci Townsend, Moonlight Mile, Auggie Rose, Full-Court Miracle, ...
TV ShowsTerminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Judging Amy, Brooklyn South, Santa Clarita Diet

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1Has two daughters, Aubrey and Sydney, and a son, Elijah.
2Son of Clarence Jones, former major league first baseman-outfielder and hitting coach.




A Question of Faith2017post-productionDavid Newman
Round of Your Life2017post-productionCoach Wilson
Secrets of Deception2017completedDetective Jones
Santa Clarita Diet2017TV Series pre-productionRick
Steele Justice2017post-productionRob
Another You2016post-productionProfessor Thompson
Narcos2015-2016TV SeriesAgent DEA
Restored Me2016Coach Maurice Durrell
Lucifer2016TV SeriesJoe Hanson
American Horror Story2015TV SeriesDetective Andy Hahn
Concussion2015Andre Waters
Extant2015TV SeriesJD's Friend
Hot Pursuit2015Detective Jackson
NCIS: New Orleans2015TV SeriesSecurity Team Leader Ryan Anson
Forgiveness2015/IIPastor Joseph Jenkins
Work in Progress2014TV SeriesRJ Nicholson
Lyfe's Journey2014TV MoviePastor Taylor
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2014TV SeriesJudge Oscar Briggs
Satisfaction2014TV SeriesCarl
Cru2014Richard 'Rich' Hughes
Hear No Evil2014Samuel
Godzilla2014Captain Russell Hampton
Hawaii Five-02011-2013TV SeriesGovernor Sam Denning / Lieutenant Governor Denning
Revolution2013TV SeriesKen Dawson
The Last Letter2013Mr. Tines
Life of a King2013Perry
Nikita2012-2013TV SeriesCommander Evan Danforth
Belle's2013TV SeriesJack
200 Years2013Video shortWillie
The List2013TV MovieElston Rayburn
Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike2012Eddie Willers
The Great Divide2012Jeff
Note to Self2012/ICurtis Sr.
Super 82011Overmyer
The Council of Dads2011TV MovieBill Hillard
Boston's Finest2010TV MovieLt. Gerald Jaglom
Caught in the Crossfire2010Captain Emmett
Grey's Anatomy2010TV SeriesColonel Dan Mooney
Why Did I Get Married Too?2010Mike
Bones2010TV SeriesMr. White
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles2008-2009TV SeriesJames Ellison
15 Minutes of Fame2008Bradley Wainwright
Numb3rs2008TV SeriesBlanchard
Vantage Point2008Holden
Girlfriends2006-2007TV SeriesAaron Waters
Why Did I Get Married?2007Mike
Traci Townsend2007Travis
Game of Life2007/IIMark
Dirt2007TV SeriesBulldog
Las Vegas2007TV SeriesKeith Mannix
Cutting Room2006Steve
Time Bomb2006TV MovieDouglas Campbell
CSI: Miami2006TV SeriesChris Kaiser
The Package2006ShortVance aka Bruce
Sex, Love & Secrets2005TV SeriesDr. Barnaby Walker
Judging Amy1999-2005TV SeriesBruce Van Exel
Riding the Bus with My Sister2005TV MovieJesse
Talk Show Diaries2005TV MovieJerry
Guess Who2005Man on Cellphone
Finding Neo2004ShortMorphin'Us
Collateral2004Traffic Cop #1
Breach2004ShortAlan McCabe
Soul Plane2004False Denzel (uncredited)
Twisted2004/IWilson Jefferson
Paradise2004/ITV MovieSenator Michael Linney
Full-Court Miracle2003TV MovieLamont Carr
Second String2002TV MovieGerry Fullerton
Phone Booth2002Sergeant Cole
Moonlight Mile2002Ty
G2002Summer G
Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs2002Ben Strong
Lockdown2000Avery Montgomery
Auggie Rose2000Officer Decker
Dirty Down Under... Up Here1999
Incognito1999TV MovieJake Hunter
The Wood1999Slim
Ally McBeal1998TV SeriesMatt Griffin
Goodbye Lover1998Detective One
Brooklyn South1997-1998TV SeriesOff. Clement Johnson
Kiss the Girls1997Seth Samuel
Event Horizon1997Cooper
Hollywood Confidential1997TV MovieDexter (as Richard Timothy Jones)
Johns1996Mr. Popper (as Richard Timothy Jones)
Dangerous Minds1996TV SeriesKimboley
The Trigger Effect1996Raymond
Black Rose of Harlem1996Cateye
Courthouse1995TV SeriesQuentin 'Q' Thomas
Sweet Justice1995TV SeriesTyrin
Jury Duty1995Nathan
In the Heat of the Night1994TV SeriesDonald 'Donnie' Muir
Renaissance Man1994Pvt. Jackson Leroy
NYPD Blue1994TV SeriesWilly
M.A.N.T.I.S.1994TV MovieGangbanger #2 (as Richard Jones)
California Dreams1993TV Series'Big Bad' Bo
What's Love Got to Do with It1993Ike Turner Jr.
Renegade1992TV SeriesSlick


Round of Your Life2017associate producer post-production
A Day in the Life of Kelli Hughes2006Short producer
Finding Neo2004Short co-producer
Breach2004Short co-producer


King of the Underground2011special thanks


King of the Underground2011Himself
Motivations2009Video shortHimself
Creating the Chronicles2008Video documentary shortHimself
Boulevard of Broken Dreams2007TV Series documentaryHimself
University Challenge2005TV SeriesGraduation Speaker who tried to wing speech
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2001TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHimself
CBS Cares2001TV SeriesHimself
Voices of Glory1999Video documentary shortGeorge E. Stephens
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series

Archive Footage

Hawaii Five-02014TV SeriesLieutenant Governor Denning


Won Awards

2016Festival PrizeSan Diego Black Film FestivalBest ActorForgiveness (2015)

Nominated Awards

2015Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesLyfe's Journey (2014)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesJudging Amy (1999)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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