1927 ~ 2022
L.Q. Jones was born Justice Ellis McQueen in Beaumont, Texas. His first film role was in the 1955 film “Battle Cry,” playing a character named L.Q. Jones which he adopted for his stage name. He mostly appeared in Western films and TV series, becoming a favorite of revisionist Western director Sam Peckinpah. He played bounty hunter T.C in the Peckinpah film “The Wild Bunch,” and appeared in “Ride the High Country,” and “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid,” among others. On TV, he had guest roles in “Gunsmoke,” “The Big Valley,” and “The Virginian.” He directed, wrote, and produced the independent film “A Boy and his Dog” in 1975, based on a novella by Harlan Ellison.