The Wrap and Variety are confirming the death of movie and television actor Mickey Jones. The late actor passed away very early this morning, February 7th 2018, from complications due to a “long illness.” He was 76-years-old.
Mickey Jones worked across the board, appearing in dozens of projects in almost every spectrum of film. He’s most recognized for his various parts in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Beverly Hillbillies, Dead Bang, It Takes Two, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Savage Dawn and Vice. He also recurred on “Home Improvement,” and recently on “Justified.”
On the horror and science fiction sides of his career, he is most known for co-starring in the After Dark Original Penny Dreadful (2006). His other movies in these mediums include Hunter’s Blood, It Came from Outer Space 2, Necrosis, Night Trap, Starman, Total Recall and World’s End.
All of us here at HorrorSociety.com send our condolensces to his family, friends and fans.
R.I.P. Mickey Jones
June 10, 1941 – February 7, 2018