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L. Q. Jones ACTOR


L.Q. Jones was born on August 19th, 1927 in Beaumont, Texas with the birth name Justice Ellis McQueen Jr. born to Jessie Paralee and Justice Ellis McQueen.  After high school he attended the University of Texas at Austin in the 1940’s.
His first film role was, “Battle Cry” (1955) starring Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Anne Francis, Dorothy Malone, Raymond Massey, William Campbell, John Lupton, Nancy Olson, Fess Parker, Willis Bouchey and Mona Freeman and it was from this film role and the character that he played that he took on his stage name.  Soon he began adding such film roles to his resume as, “The Young Lions” (1958) starring Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift and Dean Martin, ”Battle of the Coral Sea” (1959) starring with Cliff Robertson, Robin Hughes, Tom Laughlin, Patricia Cutts, Teru Shimada and Gia Scala, "Flaming Star" (1960) starring Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, John McIntire, Dolores del Rio, Richard Jaeckel, Karl Swenson, Ford Rainey and Steve Forrest, “Hell is for Heroes” (1962) starring Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, James Coburn, Bob Newhart, Harry Guardino and Nick AdamsRide the High Country” (1962) starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Edgar Buchanan, James Drury, Warren Oates, John Anderson, Byron Foulger, R.G. Armstrong and Mariette Hartley, ”Major Dundee" (1965) starring Richard Harris, James Coburn, Jim Hutton, Senta Berger, Karl Swenson, Ben Johnson, R.G. Armstrong, Brock Peters, Slim Pickens, Dub Taylor, Michael Anderson Jr. and Charlton Heston, “The Wild Bunch" (1969) starring William Holden, Warren Oates, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien, Ben Johnson, Bo Hopkins, Elsa Cardenas, Dub Taylor, Albert Dekker and Strother Martin, “The Ballad of Cable Hogue” (1970) starring Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Gene Evans, Kathleen Freeman, Vaughn Taylor, R.G. Armstrong, and Slim Pickens, The McMasters" (1970) starring alongside Burl Ives, Brock Peters, David Carradine, Nancy Kwan, Jack Palance, R.G. Armstrong, John Carradine and Dane Clark and “Pat Garett and Billy the Kid” (1973) starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Slim Pickens, Jason Robards, Charles Martin Smith, Jack Elam, R.G. Armstrong, Katy Jurado, Chill Wills, Richard Jaeckel, Barry Sullivan, Luke Askew, Gene Evans, Harry Dean Stanton, Rita Coolidge, Matt Clark and Paul Fix.
Along with his career as an actor he has also worked on the other side of the industry directing such films as, “The Bother of Satan” (1971) starring Strother Martin, Charles Bateman, Ahna Capri, Alvy Moore and Charles Robinson and working as a producer on, "The Devil's Bedroom" (1964) co-starring John Lupton, Valerie Allen and Dickie Jones, "The Witchmaker" (1969) with John Lodge, Alvy Moore and Thordis Brandt, “A Boy and His Dog” (1975) starring Don Johnson and Jason Robards and soon to release in 2012 the re-make of, "A Boy and His Dog".
He has also added various television series to his resume such as, ”Klondike", “Gunsmoke”, “The Virginian”, “Men of Annapolis”, “Laramie”, “Two Faces West”, "Lock Up", Annie Oakley", "Pistols 'n Petticoats", “The A-Team”, "Lawman", "Lassie", "Route 66", "Wagon Train", "Rawhide", "Perry Mason", "The Rifleman" and "Hawaii Five-O".
Most recent roles include the films, “Casino” (1995) starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, Don Rickles, James Woods, Frank Vincent and Frankie Avalon, “Route 666" (2001) co-starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Lori Petty, Steven Williams, Dale Midkiff, Alex McArthur and Mercedes Colon, "A Prairie Home Companion" (2006) starring Tommy Lee Jones, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, Maya Rudolph, Lily Tomlin, Garrison Keillor and John C. Reilly and the television series, "Dr. Vegas" (2004).
He has married only once in 1950 to Neta Sue Lewis and they had three children before the marriage came to an end in 1979.  He remains working in the industry as a producer and director.  


2006         A Prairie Home Companion
2005         Passion & Poetry: Major Dundee
2004         Dr. Vegas 
2001         Route 666
1999         The Jack Bull
1998         The Mask of Zorro
1998         The Patriot
1997         The Edge
1996         In Cold Blood
1996         Tornado
1994-1996     Renegade
1995         Casino
1995         The Friends of Harry
1994         Walker, Texas Ranger 
1994         Lightning Jack
1991         Adam-12
1990         The Legend of Grizzly Adams
1989         River of Death
1988         Bulletproof
1988         Red River
1986         The A-Team 
1983-1984     The Yellow Rose 
1984         Matt Houston
1983         Lone Wolf McQuade
1983         Voyagers!
1983         Sacred Ground
1982         Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann
1982         The Fall Guy
1982         Melanie
1982         The Beast Within
1979-1982     The Dukes of Hazzard 
1981         Riker 
1981         Walking Tall 
1980         Enos
1976-1980     Charlie's Angels 
1980         Vega$ 
1980         Wild Times 
1979         The Incredible Hulk 
1979         The Runaways 
1979         Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider
1979         Buffalo Soldiers
1979         The Sacketts 
1979         How the West Was Won
1978         The Eddie Capra Mysteries
1978         Colorado C.I.
1978         Columbo
1978         Standing Tall
1978         CHiPs
1977         McCloud 
1976         Mother, Jugs & Speed
1976         Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free
1976         Movin' On
1975         Matt Helm
1975         Winterhawl
1975         White Line Fever
1973-1975     Kung Fu 
1975         A Boy and His Dog
1975         Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan 
1974         The Strange and Deadly Occurrence 
1973-1974     Ironside 
1974         Manhunter 
1974         The Magician 
1974         Mrs. Sundance
1971-1973     Cannon 
1973         Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
1973         Assignment Vienna
1971-1972     Alias Smith and Jones 
1972         The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
1972         43: The Richard Petty Story
1972         The Delphi Bureau
1972         Fireball Forward
1963-1972     Gunsmoke 
1972         The Bravos 
1971         Cade's County
1967-1971     The F.B.I. 
1971         The Brotherhood of Satan
1971         The Hunting Party
1963-1971     The Virginian 
1970         The McMasters
1970         The Ballad of Cable Hogue
1969         Lancer
1969         The Wild Bunch
1969         The Witchmaker
1969         Hawaii Five-O
1968         Hang 'Em High
1968         The Counterfeit Killer
1968         Stay Away, Joe
1966-1968     The Big Valley
1967         Hondo 
1967         Cimarron Strip
1966-1967     Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
1966         ABC Stage 67 
1966         Pistols 'n Petticoats 
1966         Nevada Smith
1966         A Man Called Shenandoah
1965         My Favorite Martian 
1963-1965     Rawhide
1965         Major Dundee
1965         Branded 
1965         Slattery's People
1964         Apache Rifles
1964         The Devil's Bedroom
1959-1964     Wagon Train
1964         Iron Angel
1958-1963     Perry Mason
1963         Empire 
1963         Showdown
1959-1963     Laramie
1963         Route 66
1962-1963     Have Gun - Will Travel
1962         Ben Casey 
1962         The Wide Country
1962         Hell Is for Heroes
1962         Ride the High Country
1958-1962     Lassie 
1962         The Rifleman 
1962         Lawman 
1959-1961     Tales of Wells Fargo
1960-1961     Two Faces West 
1961         The Americans 
1961         The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp 
1961         The Detectives 
1960         Cimarron
1960         Flaming Star
1960         The Rebel
1960         Klondike 
1960         Ten Who Dared
1960         Buick-Electra Playhouse
1960         The Gambler, the Nun and the Radio 
1960         Lock Up
1960         Johnny Ringo
1959         Hound-Dog Man
1959         Wichita Town
1959         Battle of the Coral Sea
1959         Tightrope 
1959         Black Saddle
1959         Warlock
1958         Torpedo Run
1958         Jefferson Drum 
1958         The Naked and the Dead
1958         Buchanan Rides Alone
1958         The Young Lions
1958         Flight 
1958         Men of Annapolis 
1957         Gunsight Ridge
1957         The Silent Service 
1957         Operation Mad Ball
1957         Men in War
1957         The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial
1956         Love Me Tender
1956         Between Heaven and Hell
1956         Toward the Unknown
1956         Annie Oakley 
1956         Santiago
1955         Cheyenne
1955         Target Zero
1955         An Annapolis Story
1955         Battle Cry

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