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Leslie A. Jones: From Military Service to Hollywood Luminary

ByVenuesToday Staff

Nov 27, 2023

Philadelphia native Leslie A. Jones, affectionately called Mister Jones, has crafted an extraordinary career journey, transitioning seamlessly from military service to becoming a standout figure in the Hollywood entertainment scene. His foray into the arts began at The Wilshire Theater Arts Academy, where he studied theater and film, setting the stage for a successful acting career.

Jones made a striking debut in “Indigo Blues”, showcasing not only his acting prowess but also his talents as a saxophonist and composer. This performance brought him into the limelight, earning him accolades such as the Los Angeles Weekly Award and the Drama Logue Award for Best Original Music.

His versatile skill set led to winning the N.A.A.C.P. Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1993. Jones further solidified his presence in the industry with notable roles in popular TV shows, including the character of henchman Ronnie in “Beverly Hills 90210.” As a musician, his expertise spans sax, flute, percussion, and vocals, enhancing the sound of various LA bands like The “G” Money Band and his own groups, Thee Answer and Right-Hand Rule Band. Jones currently delights audiences at Disney Land’s California Adventure with The Midnight Hour band and extends his musical outreach through his 24-hour radio app, LJ Presents.

His acting repertoire continues to grow with roles in films like “Get Nipsey” and “Cafe’ in the Void,” which have earned festival recognition, and his part in the western series “Dark Country,” highlighting his diverse acting skills. Jones’ screen presence is further established with performances in “Fighting Olympus,” “American Oxycution,” and a recurring role in “Beverly Hills, 90210”. Represented by GTK PR Agency and managed by Jeffery Loseff Management, Leslie A. Jones is a dynamic and unstoppable presence in the entertainment world, continually exploring and pushing the limits of his extensive talents.

In addition to his entertainment endeavors, Jones remains committed to community service, as evidenced by his work at the Downtown mission feeding the homeless during Thanksgiving.

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