Actor Ron Cephas Jones has passed away

Actor Ron Cephas Jones has passed away
Award Winner: American actor Ron Cephas Jones at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles in 2018.

The Emmy Award-winning “This is Us” star just turned 66.


– Beloved and award-winning actor Ron Cephas Jones has passed away at the age of 66, a spokesperson for the magazine said. the people.

It is reported that the cause of death was a lung disease that the actor had been suffering from for a long time.

Cephas Jones is survived by his 34-year-old daughter, actress Jasmine Cephas Jones.

He is best known for his role as William Hill in the American drama series “This is Us,” a role that earned him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in both 2018 and 2020, according to People magazine.

In 2022, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in the play “Clyde” on Broadway.

Throughout his career, his warmth, beauty, generosity, and kindness have been noted by all those fortunate enough to know him.

He started his career at Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and his love for the stage has always been present throughout his career, says the spokesperson.

In an interview with The New York Times in 2021, the actor said he received a double lung transplant in 2020.

In 2021, father and daughter Cephas Jones — who both won an Emmy Award — hosted the broadcast where the Emmy nominations were presented:

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