Doug Jones

Actor | * 05/24/1960 (64) | Indianapolis, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Doug Jones (born May 24, 1960) is an American actor, contortionist, and mime artist. He is best known for portraying non-human creatures, usually via heavy make-up and visual effects. He has most notably collaborated with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, appearing in the films Mimic (1997), Hellboy (2004), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Crimson Peak (2015), and The Shape of Water (2017). Jones has also had roles in other films including Hocus Pocus (1993) and its sequel (2022), Tank Girl (1995), The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (... ()
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The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on May 24, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in the city's Northeastside. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, with a minor in Theatre.He learned mime at school, joining a troupe and doing the whole white-face thing, and has also worked as a contortionist.After a hitch in theater in Indiana, he moved to Los Angeles in 1985, and has not been out of work since - he's acted in over 25 films, many television series (Including the award-winning Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), his episode 'Hush' garnered two Emmy nominations) and over 90 commercials and music videos with the likes of Madonna and Marilyn Manson.Although known mostly for his work under prosthetics, he has also performed as 'himself' in such highly-rated films as Adaptation. (2002) with Nicolas Cage and indie projects such as Phil Donlon's A Series of Small Things (2005).But it is his sensitive and elegant performance as 'Abe Sapien' in Hellboy (2004), which stormed to the top of the U.S. box office in the spring of 2004, that has brought him an even higher profile and much praise from audiences and critics alike.He has been portraying the Kelpien Saru on the show Star Trek: Discovery.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Horror | Drama

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Movies with Doug Jones as Actor(98)

as Count Orlock2023 Nosferatu
as Billy Butcherson2022 Hocus Pocus 2
as James Whitley2019 Beneath The Leaves
as Father Damien2018 Hell's Kitty
as Langdon2018 5th Passenger
as Max Mastin2017 My Friend Max
as The Asset2017 The Shape of Water
as Sycophant2017 The Boogeys
as The Bye Bye Man2017 The Bye Bye Man
as Doctor Elymas2017 The Danger Element
as Kripke2016 No Touching
as The Man from the Pool2016 We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew
as Creepy Old Man2016 Gehenna: Where Death Lives
as Vick2016 The Midnight Man
as Marcus2016 Ouija: Origin of Evil
as Demon (segment: "The Visitant")2016 Patient Seven
as himself2016 Long Live the King
as Dr. Stewart2015 The Legacy of Avril Kyte
as Hawthorne2015 The Ultimate Legacy
as Edith's Mother / Lady Sharpe2015 Crimson Peak
as Howie the Janitor2015 Lights Out
as The Demon2014 The Visitant
as Dr. Lincoln2014 Love in the Time of Monsters
as Adrian2013 Cruel Will
as Jebediah Strumm2013 Dust of War
as Carl Grierr2013 Innocent Blood
as Roger North2013 John Dies at the End
as Joseph2013 Raze
as Randolph2012 Spirit Hunters
as himself2012 Men in Suits
as Smoking Jesus2012 Rock Jocks
as Hero Alien2012 The Watch
as Zero / Razer (voice)2012 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
as Walter Lambert2011 Absentia
as Saarebas2011 Dragon Age: Redemption
as Ratcatcher2010 Carnies
as The Candy Shop Owner2010 The Candy Shop
as Jonathan Wright2010 Sudden Death!
as Ice Cream Man2010 Legion
as La gueule2010 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
as Jerry Arthur2009 My Name Is Jerry
as Dr. Rankin2009 Angel of Death
as Special Agent Smith #12009 Super Capers
as Abe Sapien2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
as himself2008 Operation Filmmaker
as Thin Infected Man2008 Quarantine
as Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
as Peter Barrett2007 The Wager
as Abe Sapien (voice)2007 Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron
as himself2007 Pan and the Fairies
as Number 7 Robot2006 The Benchwarmers
as Tartutic #42006 Lady in the Water
as Fauno / Pale Man2006 Pan's Labyrinth
as Abe Sapien (voice)2006 Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms
as Dr. Carmack Imp / Sewer Imp2005 Doom
as Abraham 'Abe' Sapien2004 Hellboy
as Space Alien #22003 Stuck on You
as Spy Morlock2002 The Time Machine
as Augustus Margary2002 Adaptation.
as Joey2002 Men in Black II
as Yeti2001 Monkeybone
as Donald Columbus2001 Steven Spielberg's Movie
as Shadow Master2000 The Darkling
as FBI Agent - Carrot2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
as Len2000 Stalled
as Dead Iraqi Soldier1999 Three Kings
as Pencilhead1999 Mystery Men
as Mother Bug1998 Bug Buster
as Ghost1998 Denial
as Long John #21997 Mimic
as Big Galgy1997 Galgameth
as Additional Ripper1995 Tank Girl
as Clown in Office1993 Magic Kid
as Billy Butcherson1993 Hocus Pocus
as Thin Clown1992 Batman Returns
as Lang1991 Carnal Crimes
as Ken1990 Night Angel
as Tim1987 The Newlydeads

TV Shows/Series with Doug Jones as Actor(26)

as Dor Neven2020 Space Command
as himself2019 The Ready Room
as Baron Afanas2019 What We Do in the Shadows
as Carl Swangee (voice)2018 Automata
as Wereduck / Demonic Clown (voice)2017 DuckTales
as Jake Simmons / Deathbolt2014 The Flash
as The Ancient2014 The Strain
as Scully2014 Z Nation
as Jake Simmons2012 Arrow
as Guest Judge2011 Face Off
as Cochise2011 Falling Skies
as William Barrow2011 Teen Wolf
as Officer Crane2008 Sons of Anarchy
as Grady Edlund2008 Fear Itself
as Gerald2007 The Guild
as Domino Thacker2005 Criminal Minds
as Fight Club Captain2005 Criminal Minds
as Gentleman1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer
as Contortionist #21997 The Weird Al Show
as Head Waiter1996 Kenan & Kel

Additional Information

Full Name: Doug Jones
Born: Tuesday, 05/24 1960 (May) in Indianapolis, Indiana (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 64 years + 52 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Ball State University, Bishop Chatard High School
Other names for Doug Jones (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Νταγκ Τζόουνς"
"Doug A. Jones"
"Doug Jones (Schauspieler)"
Doug Jones frequently works together with these people:
Guillermo del Toro (27x, Crew)
Keith Ferguson (26x, Actor)
Mike Mignola (18x, Crew)
Tom Cavanagh (15x, Actor)
Eric Bauza (15x, Actor)
Kari Wahlgren (10x, Actress)
Andrew Kreisberg (10x, Crew)
Javier Soto (10x, Crew)
Fred Tatasciore (9x, Actor)
Geoff Johns (9x, Crew)
Greg Berlanti (9x, Crew)
Tad Stones (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:738, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/10/2024