Doug Jones

Born May 24, 1960

Doug Jones is an American former contortionist and a film/TV actor best known to science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans for his various roles playing non-human characters, often in heavy makeup, in films and television series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy and its sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Pan's Labyrinth and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on May 24, 1960.


1982 22 Years Old Jones was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and attended Bishop Chatard High School. In 1982, he graduated from Ball State University, where he parlayed his background as a mime into portraying the school mascot "Charlie Cardinal". … Read More


2002 42 Years Old Although known mostly for his work under prosthetic makeup, such as the zombie Billy Butcherson in the Disney Halloween film Hocus Pocus, or the lead Spy Morlock in the 2002 remake of the 1960 film The Time Machine, he has also performed without prosthetics in such films as Adaptation, Mystery Men, and Batman Returns, and indie projects such as Stefan Haves' Stalled, AntiKaiser Productions' Three Lives, Phil Donlon's A Series of Small Things, and as Cesare in David Fisher's 2005 remake of the 1920 silent classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. … Read More
2005 45 Years Old In 2005, he renewed his association with Mexican director Guillermo del Toro, starring as the Faun in del Toro's multiple-Oscar-winning Spanish-language fantasy/horror project El Laberinto del Fauno (Pan's Labyrinth). … Read More
2006 46 Years Old The year also brought success for The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the film receiving three awards at the Screamfest Horror Festival in Los Angeles, including the Audience Choice Award. In 2006, Jones appeared in the feature films The Benchwarmers and Lady in the Water, and reprised his role as Abe Sapien by voicing the character in the new Hellboy Animated television project, recording two 75-minute animated films.
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In February 2007, Jones' likeness was used for Nvidia's "Human Head" tech demo.
2009 49 Years Old In 2009, del Toro announced on BBC Radio that Jones would be playing the monster in his upcoming version of Frankenstein. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old In January 2010, Jones signed a book deal with Medallion Press to model a nonfiction comedic coffee-table book called Mime Very Own Book, co-written by Adam Mock and Scott Allen Perry, and photographed by Eric Curtis. … Read More
2014 54 Years Old Jones appeared as the Operator, a fictional entity based on the Internet myth known as the Slender Man, in Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story a 2014 film adaptation of the popular Marble Hornets YouTube series.
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