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Mickey Jones

  • Birthplace: Houston, texas
  • Birthday: June 10
Date of passing: 
February 07, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Mickey Jones was an American musician and actor.

His career as a drummer had him backing up acts such as Trini Lopez, Johnny Rivers, and Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, as well as Bob Dylan on his 1966 world tour. Jones had 17 gold records from his musical career of over two decades.

After the break-up of The First Edition in 1976, Jones concentrated on his career as a character actor, where he made many appearances in movies, including National Lampoon’s Vacation, Total Recall, and Sling Blade.

Mickey Jones was an American musician and actor.

His career as a drummer had him backing up acts such as Trini Lopez, Johnny Rivers, and Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, as well as Bob Dylan on his 1966 world tour. Jones had 17 gold records from his musical career of over two decades.

After the break-up of The First Edition in 1976, Jones concentrated on his career as a character actor, where he made many appearances in movies, including National Lampoon’s Vacation, Total Recall, and Sling Blade.

Television appearances include The Incredible Hulk, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Rockford Files, M*A*S*H, Baywatch, Home Improvement, Married… with Children, Entourage, Justified, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Jones died February 7, 2018. He was 76.

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