Gordon Stan Jones (October 23, 1926 – December 30, 1998), sometimes credited as G. Stanley Jones, Stanley G. Jones or Stanley Jones, was a Canadian film and television actor.

Stan Jones
Born(1926-10-23)October 23, 1926
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DiedDecember 30, 1998(1998-12-30) (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Other namesG. Stanley Jones
Staley Jones
Stanley Jones
OccupationActor
Years active1955–1997

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

CareerEdit

Jones appeared in over thirty television productions and in eight films. In 1958 Jones appeared (uncredited) as the Hotel Clerk Sacramento in the TV western Cheyenne in the episode titled "Dead to Rights." He did extensive voice acting. He was the narrator of the film Little Shop of Horrors (1986). One of his few non-voice roles was as a teller in an episode of the television series Beverly Hills, 90210.

Stan Jones is best known as the voice of Lex Luthor, the Superman villain and leader of The Legion of Doom, in the Hanna-Barbera television series Challenge Of The Super Friends, as well as voicing the characters Scourge, Lord Zarak and Weirdwolf in the television series The Transformers. He also played the voices of Kingpin and Doctor Octopus in the 1981 Spider-Man animated series. He voiced the Milkman, Wordsworth and Riff Raff in the television series Heathcliff (also known as Heathcliff and The Catillac Cats). He also voiced McAlister in the 1995 Don Bluth film The Pebble and the Penguin.

DeathEdit

He died, age 72, of complications from cancer in Los Angeles, California.

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