David Jones

Director, Producer, Professor (drama)
This respected British director of stage and TV brought his impressive background to films in the mid-1980s, helming a handful of small, cerebral films while keeping busy in other media.
Born: 02/18/1934 in Poole, England, GB

Filmography

Director (33)

Medium 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

The Ghost Whisperer 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

7th Heaven 2003 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Bones 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Chicago Hope 1982 - 1983, 1993 - 2000, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Early Edition 1982 - 1983, 1996 - 2000, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Fantasy Island 1998 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Now and Again 1998 - 2000, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Picket Fences 1982 - 1983, 1993 - 2000, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Tales of the Gold Monkey 1982 - 1983, 1998 - 2000, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

The Practice 1982 - 1983, 1996 - 2000, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Hack 2003 (Tv Show)

Director

Keen Eddie 2003 (Tv Show)

Director

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999 (Tv Show)

Director

An Unexpected Life 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Director

2 Monologues: In My Defence/A Chip in the Sugar 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

Look Back in Anger 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

The Trial 1993 (Movie)

(Director)

The End of a Sentence 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Director

Sensibility and Sense 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Director

Jacknife 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

84 Charing Cross Road 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

Betrayal 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

A Christmas Carol (TV Show)

Director

And Then There Was One (TV Show)

Director

Custody of the Heart (TV Show)

Director

Fire in the Dark (TV Show)

Director

Is There Life Out There? (TV Show)

Director

Sophie and the Moonhanger (TV Show)

Director

The Christmas Wife (TV Show)

Director

The Confession (TV Show)

Director

Time to Say Goodbye? (TV Show)

Director
Actor (2)

Dante's Inferno (Movie)

Howell (Actor)

Release (Movie)

(Actor)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

Playing House 2014 (Tv Show)

Director of Photography
Producer (1)

Mesmer 1994 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Biography

This respected British director of stage and TV brought his impressive background to films in the mid-1980s, helming a handful of small, cerebral films while keeping busy in other media.

Relationships

Sheila Marion Essex Allen Jones

Wife
married October 20, 1964

John David Jones

Father

Gwendolen Agnes Langworthy Jones

Mother

Jesse Gawain Allen Jones

Son

Joseph Luke Allen Jones

Son

EDUCATION

Christ's College, University of Cambridge

1957

Christ's College, University of Cambridge

1954
received first class honors

Milestones

1983

Made feature film debut, directing "Betrayal"

1981

Named professor at Yale School of Drama

1979

Immigrated to US

1975

Made NY stage directing debut, "Summerfolk"

1961

Made stage directing debut with three productions at the Mermaid Theatre, London: "Sweet Agonistes", "Purgatory" and "Krapp's Last Tape"

1954

Served in British military

Served as producer of arts magazine show, "Monitor", at BBC

Served as artistic director of Brooklyn Academy of Music Theatre Company

Produced "Play of the Month" for BBC

Became artistic controller (later associate director) of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Bonus Trivia

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Jones is not to be confused with the seemingly endless stream of other David Joneses who work in films, among them two directors, a pilot/aerial coordinator, a pop star (Davy Jones), an actor, a screenwriter, a cinematographer (David Wynn-Jones), a special effects creator and a sound recorder.

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