The This Is Us household has misplaced a beloved star.
Ron Cephas Jones, who received two Emmys for his visitor function of William Hill on the NBC drama collection, has died. His rep advised People in an Aug. 19 assertion that the actor handed away “as a consequence of a long-standing pulmonary situation.” Ron was 66.
“All through the course of his profession, his heat, magnificence, generosity, kindness and coronary heart had been felt by anybody who had the nice fortune of figuring out him,” his rep stated. “He started his profession on the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and his love for the stage was current all through his whole profession, together with his latest Tony nominated and Drama Desk Award successful efficiency for his function in Clyde’s on Broadway.”
The assertion continued, “Ron’s inner-beauty and soul was evident to the large viewers from his multi-Emmy award successful efficiency on That is Us.”
On the series, which ended in 2022 after six seasons, Ron performed the organic father of Randall Pearson, performed by fellow Emmy winner Sterling Okay. Brown. The late actor’s character was a recovering drug addict and music artist who battled and succumbed to abdomen most cancers.