L. Q. Jones

L.Q. Jones (actually Justus Ellis McQueen, born August 19, 1927 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American actor who is known primarily from Western.


Jones had his film debut in 1955 in vacation to wake up with Van Heflin under his birth name; he played a character named L.Q. Jones. On the advice of the producers he subsequently took the name as his stage name. He first played supporting roles in television series and feature films. In 1955, he starred opposite Clint Walker in the Western series Cheyenne. In the 1960s, Jones was one of the regulars actor of Sam Peckinpah and entered both in the television series Klondike and in the feature films Sacramento, Sierra Charriba, The Wild Bunch - They knew no law Ballad of closing and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to. He also had a recurring role in the Western series The Men from Shiloh Ranch 1963-1971.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Jones was seen in guest roles in many TV series. Mid-1990s, he had some major roles in successful Hollywood films such as Lightning Jack with Paul Hogan, The Patriot - fight for survival with Steven Seagal and Martin Scorsese's Casino.

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