Allan Jones (actor)

American actor and tenor

Allan Jones (October 14, 1907 – June 27, 1992) was an American actor and tenor. He was best known as the lead role in Show Boat and The Firefly, as well as the male romantic lead in the Marx Brothers first two movies for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races.

Allan Jones
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Jones in 1945.
Born
Theodore Allen Jones

(1907-10-14)October 14, 1907
DiedJune 27, 1992(1992-06-27) (aged 84)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupationsinger, actor
Years active1928–1992
Spouse(s)
Marjorie Buel
(m. 1929; div. 1936)

Irene Hervey
(m. 1936; div. 1957)

Mary Florsheim Picking
(m. 1958; div. 1964)

Esther Marie Villavincie
(m. 1967)
Children2, including Jack Jones

Jones died of lung cancer at a New York City hospital on June 27, 1992 at the age of 84.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Actor-singer Allan Jones dies". The Bulletin. Bend, Ore. Associated Press. June 29, 1992. Retrieved 19 July 2015.