Jack Jones (singer)

Jack Jones (born John Allan Jones in January 14, 1938) is an American jazz and pop singer.

He was born in Hollywood, California, as the only son of actors Allan Jones and Irene Hervey. He was considered to be one of the major singers of his time by Frank Sinatra. As a two-time Grammy Awards winner, Jones remains popular in Las Vegas and performs in hotels and in concerts around the world.

Some of his best-known songs included "Wives And Lovers" (now considered seriously non-PC), "Call Me Irresponsible", "Lollipops And Roses", "If", "What I Did for Love", "Dear Heart", "The Impossible Dream", "Lady" and "The Love Boat Theme".

Jones had a well-publicised relationship with the actress, Susan George. He was married briefly to actress Jill St. John.


This page about Jack Jones includes information from a Wikipedia article.
Additional articles about Jack Jones
News stories about Jack Jones
External links for Jack Jones
Videos for Jack Jones
Wikis about Jack Jones
Discussion Groups about Jack Jones
Blogs about Jack Jones
Images of Jack Jones

John. Movie reviewer Leonard Maltin said of him: "Droopy-eyed, dark, and suavely handsome, this extremely versatile actor was one of the most respected stage performers of his generation.". Jones had a well-publicised relationship with the actress, Susan George. He was married briefly to actress Jill St. His body was flown back to Puerto Rico where he was given a state funeral attended by thousands. Some of his best-known songs included "Wives And Lovers" (now considered seriously non-PC), "Call Me Irresponsible", "Lollipops And Roses", "If", "What I Did for Love", "Dear Heart", "The Impossible Dream", "Lady" and "The Love Boat Theme". He died eight days later at the age of only 54. As a two-time Grammy Awards winner, Jones remains popular in Las Vegas and performs in hotels and in concerts around the world. On October 16, 1994, a few days before his last movie, Street Fighter, was finished, Juliá suffered a stroke in his New York City apartment and fell into a coma.

He was considered to be one of the major singers of his time by Frank Sinatra. In 1993 he was diagnosed with cancer, but Juliá kept on acting, creating one of his most memorable roles as Brazilian rainforest activist Chico Mendez in The Burning Season (1994), for which he posthumously won a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. He was born in Hollywood, California, as the only son of actors Allan Jones and Irene Hervey. In the popular two Addams Family movies, Juliá played Gomez Addams. Jack Jones (born John Allan Jones in January 14, 1938) is an American jazz and pop singer. In Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), he played a passionate political prisoner, and in Romero (1989) he played the Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero. In 1983, he starred in a spectactularly disastrous made-for-TV adaptation of John Varley's short story Overdrawn at the Memory Bank.

Although he never became a major film star, Juliá had notable dramatic and comic roles in a number of films and made-for-TV-movies. In the early 1980s, Juliá was invited to join Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope Studios company and appeared in One From the Heart (1982). The stage successes led to his film debut in The Organization (1971) starring opposite Sidney Poitier. Juliá went on to enjoy great success on the musical stage, winning four Tony Awards for his roles in Two Gentlemen of Verona (1972), Where's Charley? (1975), as Mack the Knife in The Threepenny Opera (1977), and in the Fellini-inspired Nine (1982).

His Shakespearean roles included Edmund in King Lear in 1973 and the title role of Othello in 1979. In 1966, Juliá hooked up with theater impresario Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival. He soon found work in off-Broadway theater. Juliá moved to New York City in 1964 and began studying drama with Wynn Handman.

He first came to attention while performing in a nightclub by actor Orson Bean who encouraged him to come to the United States. Juliá was born and grew up in San Juan. His career spanned stage and screen, and included dramatic, comic, and musical roles. Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 - October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor who lived and worked for many years in the United States.

09-02-14 FTPPro Support FTPPro looks and feels just like Windows Explorer Contact FTPPro FTPPro Help Topics FTPPro Terms Of Use ftppro.com/1stzip.php ftppro.com/zip ftppro.com/browse2000.php PAD File Directory Business Search Directory Real Estate Database FunWebsites.org PressArchive.net WebExposure.us Display all your websites in one place HereIam.tv Celebrity Homepages Charity Directory Google+ Directory Move your favorite Unsigned Artist to the Top of the List