Actor Richard Percy Jones has died at the age of 87. Jones, aka Dickie Jones, passed away of natural causes in Northridge, California on Monday (07Jul14).
He was best known for his work as the voice of Pinocchio in the 1940 animated film.
The star was also a rodeo rider and appeared in several TV shows and films, including Buffalo Bill, Jr., Annie Oakley and The Range Rider, before retiring from acting in the 1960s.
Buffalo Bill Jr. and his sister, Calamity, were orphans when they were adopted by Judge Ben "Fair n' Square" Wiley, the founder of Wileyville, Texas. Appointed Marshal, and aided by his sister, Bill attempts to maintain the peace during the lawless 1890s. Filmed on location in Pioneertown in Apple Valley, California.