LQ Jones, a veteran character actor whose career stretched more than seventy years, died on Saturday at his home in the Hollywood Hills, know his bio and net worth
Erte deGarces, Jones’ grandson, reportedly confirmed his demise to Variety. According to DeGarces, Jones went away surrounded by his family.
Lots of people flocked to various social media platforms to express their deep sorrow at his sudden demise. Many celebrities also paid their last respects to him.
Actor LQ Jones Cause Of Death, Obituary, Biography (Bio), Age, Family, Wife, Movies And Net Worth 2022
Rest In Peace
From the films of Sam Peckinpah, to his own film A Boy and His Dog (1975), to his turn as Commissioner Webb in Scorsese's Casino (1995), L.Q. was a distinguished character actor. #LQJones pic.twitter.com/Jk4Xhf2Blu
— Mark Window (@MarkWindow1) July 10, 2022
ANOTHER SAD FAREWELL
LQ Jones was in everything, from films of Sam Peckinpah, to those featuring Elvis Presley. He was on many TV shows, usually westerns, and had a role in Casino. LQ was always a reliable character actor who owned every scene he was in. He was 94 years old. RIP. pic.twitter.com/WjNi7s6L8V
— James L Neibaur (@JimLNeibaur) July 9, 2022
His name along with RIP has been trending on various social media platforms. He has become the talk of the town and lots of people are talking about him. So, let’s find out more about LQ Jones:
Who Was LQ Jones?
LQ Jones was a famous actor and director who perished recently at his residence and that’s why he is in news lately.
LQ Jones was born as Justus Ellis McQueen Jr. on August 19, 1927, in Beaumont, in south-eastern Texas and died aged 94 years. His mother’s name was Jessie Paralee and his father’s name was Justus Ellis McQueen Sr. who was a railroad worker.
After serving in the US Navy from 1945 until 1946, he attended Lamar Junior College and Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas. From 1950 to 1951, he obtained a law degree at the University of Texas in Austin.
He attempted ranching in Nicaragua, professional baseball and football, stand-up comedy, and more for a short time, before deciding to pursue acting. LQ Jones was a Republican registered voter and a practising Methodist.
He was married to Neta S. Lewis in 1950 and the couple has three children. However, they got divorced in 1973.
In the 1955 movie “Battle Cry,” Jones made his acting debut as Justus McQueen, who was his real name at the time. But the name of his character in that movie was “L. Q. Jones,” a moniker he loved and chose to use as his stage name for all of his future acting assignments.
He later went on to star in a number of noteworthy movies and TV shows.
LQ Jones also made appearances in Sam Peckinpah’s flicks “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid” (1973), “The Ballad of Cable Hogue” (1970), “The Wild Bunch” (1969), “Major Dundee” (1965), “Ride the High Country” (1962), and others. Casino (1995), “The Patriot” (1998), “The Mask of Zorro” (1998), and “A Prairie Home Companion” (2006) are some of his later cinematic performances.
His other performances were in Western television shows including “The Virginian,” “Cheyenne,” “Rawhide,” “Gunsmoke,” “Laramie,” and “Wagon Train.” “A Boy and His Dog,” a 1975 science fiction film based on the same-titled Harlan Ellison book, was written and directed by him.
Death Cause Of LQ Jones
LQ Jones died because of natural causes at his home. He was 94 years old at the time of his death.
Net Worth Of LQ Jones
LQ Jones who died recently reportedly had an estimated net worth of $2 million.