Character actor, Henry Jones, was born Henry Burk Jones on Aug 1, 1912 in Philadelphia, PA. His best known films include The Bad Seed, Vertigo, and Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. Jones died at the age of 86 on May 17, 1999 in Los Angeles, CA .
Henry Jones is a short, roly-poly American actor who could just as easily be meek or malevolent, henpecked or horrible -- stealing scenes in a variety of colorful roles.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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Dan Evans: Alex, you been drinkin' this mornin' or not?
Alex Potter, town drunk: Boss, you know I never touch a drop until the stroke of noon!
[Jason is inquiring about the job of sheriff]
Jason McCullough: Well, gentlemen, I think it's only fair to tell you that I'd only be interested in this job on a temporary basis.
Henry Jackson: Oh?
Jason McCullough: Well, you see, actually I was on my way to Australia when I heard about your gold strike and I decided to, uh, travel through here and see if I couldn't pick myself up a little stake.
Thomas Devery: What do you want to go to Australia for?
Jason McCullough: Well, it's the last of the frontier country. Thought I might like to do a little pioneering.
Fred Johnson: I thought this was frontier country and we was pioneers.
Henry Jackson: So did I.
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