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Tobe, October 19, 1963 Written by Paul Savage, Directed by John W. English, Guest Cast: Mary Ia Roche, Harry Townes, Philip Abbott, L.Q. Jones, Sarah Selby

Chicken, December 5, 1964 Written by John Meston, Directed by Andrew McLaglen, Guest Cast: Glenn Corbett, Gigi Perreau, John Lupton, L.Q. Jones, Lane Chandler, Chubby Johnson, Dave Willock, Lane Bradford

Dry Road To Nowhere, April 3, 1965 Written by Harry Kronman, Directed by Vincent McEveety, Guest Cast: James Whitmore, Julie Sommars, John Saxon, L.Q. Jones, Reed Morgan, Carol Brewster, Steven McEveety

The Good Samaritans, March l0th, 1969 Written by Paul Savage, Directed by Bernard McEveety, Guest Cast: Brock Peters, Rex Ingram, L.Q. Jones, Sam Melville, Robert DoQui, Hazel Medina, Pauline Myers, Lynn Hamilton, Davis Roberts, John Brandon, Alyssia Gardner, Pepe Brown, Dan Ferrone

Albert, February 9, 1970 Written by Jim Bymes, Directed by Vincent McEveety, Guest Cast: Milton Selzer, Patricia Barry, L.Q. Jones, Bob Random, William Schallert, Dorothy Neumin, Natalie Masters

The Gun, November 9, 1970 Written by Don Sanford, Directed by Bernard McEveety, Guest Cast: L.Q. Jones, Kevin Coughlin, Patricia Morrow, Robert Phillips, Sam Melville, Ken Mayer, Stanley Clements

Tar, January 17, 1972 Written by William Kelley, Directed by Bernard McEveety, Assistant Director Gordon Webb, Incidental Music John Parker, Guest Cast: Michele Carey, L.Q. Jones, Ken Swofford, Ken Mayer, James McCallion, Lawrence Delaney, Henry Hickox, John Dullaghan, Natalie Masters, Gene Tyburn, Don Pulford, Denny Arnold

One of those rare actors whose name was more familiar than his face. He was often confused for Al "Fuzzy Q. Jones" St. John. He was a tall sandy-haired, rugged looking Texan who was made for cowboy and tough guy parts. His weather-beaten, lived-in face was perfect for such parts. He was born Justus Ellis McQueen on August 19, 1927 in Beaumont, Texas. He grew up in Texas and attended Lamar Jr. College, Lon Morris College and the University of Texas where he studied law, business and journalism. He tried various odd jobs after graduation including salesman, rancher and comedian but it was his friend, actor Fess Parker, who persuaded him to try acting. He made his film debut in "Battle Cry" (1955) with Aldo Ray, as L.Q. Jones. He liked the character name and selected it as his own. Among his other film credits are: "An Annapolis Story" (1955) as Watson; "Target Zero" (1955) as Pvt. Felix Zimbalist; "Toward the Unknown" (1956) as Lt. Sweeney; "Between Heaven and Hell" (1956) as Kenny; "Love Me Tender" (1956) as Fleming; "Operation Mad Ball" (1957) as Ozark; "Torpedo Run" (1958) as 'Hash' Benson; "The Naked and the Dead" (1958) as Wilson; "Hound-Dog Man" (1959) as Dave Wilson; "Warlock" (1959) as Jiggs; "Cimarron" (1960) as Millis; "Ten Who Dared" (1960) as Billy 'Missouri' Hawkins; "Flaming Star" (1960) as Tom Howard; "Hell is for Heroes" (1962) with Steve McQueen, as Sgt. Frazer; "Ride the High Country" (1962) as Sylvus Hammond; "Apache Rifles" (1964) as Mike Greer; "Major Dundee" (1965) with Charlton Heston, as Arthur Hadley; "Nevada Smith" (1966) uncredited as Cowboy; "Hang 'em High" (1967) as Loomis; "The Wild Bunch" (1969) as T.C.; "The Ballad of Cable Hogue" (1970) as Taggart; "The Brotherhood of Satan" (1971) as Sheriff; "The Hunting Party" (1971) as Hog Warren; "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid" (1973) as Harris; the cult film "A Boy and His Dog" (1975) as Actor in Porno Film, which he also produced and directed; "Mother, Jugs & Speed" (1976) as Davey; "Lone Wolf McQuade" (1983) as Dakota; "River of Death" (1989) as Hiller; "Casino" (1995) as Pat Webb; "The Edge" (1997) with Anthony Hopkins, as Styles and "The Mask of Zorro" (1998) again with Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas, as Three-Fingered Jack. He has his own production company LQJAF (L.Q. Jones and Friends). He is also quite prolific on television appearing as a regular on the TV series: "Cheyenne" (1955-56) as Smitty; "The Virginian" (1963-67) as Belden, the ranch hand and "The Yellow Rose" (1983) a mini-series as Gen. Lew Wallace. He has appeared in TV movies including: "Mrs. Sundance" (1974); "Attack on Terror: The F.B.I. vs. The Ku Klux Klan" (1975); "The Sacketts" (1979) and "The Jack Bull" (1999). He has also guest starred on numerous TV series including: "Annie Oakley"; "Perry Mason"; "Wagon Train"; "Gunsmoke"; "Laramie"; "The Rebel"; "Rawhide"; "The Big Valley"; "Cannon"; "Kung Fu"; "Matt Helm"; "CHiPs"; "Charlie's Angels" and "Walker, Texas Ranger."

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