Angus T. Jones

Recent Role:

Jake Harper on Two and a Half Men

Born:

10/8/1993, Austin, Texas

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  • Angus T. Jones was born in Austin, Texas to Kelly Charles Jones and Carey Lynn Claypool. He began his career at age 4 with television commercials. His first movie was the French movie Simpatico where he played a small part. His breakthrough hit however occurred when he was cast as James in the hit movie See Spot Run alongside David Arquette.

    After See Spot Run, he began to move more into TV and started this with guest appearances in Dinner With Friends, ER, Audreys Rain and The Christmas Blessing

    In 2002, he appeared in another movie, this time the hit, The Rookie. In 2003 he was cast as Georgey in Bringing Down the House and George Jr in George of the Jungle 2.

    In 2003 he was cast as Jake Harper in the CBS comedy Two and a Half Men alongside Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer. Now in its fourth season, Two and a Half Men continues to be a satisfying watch for many viewers.

    He currently lives in Los Angeles with his parents, baby brother, dog, cat and bird.moreless

    Birth Name:

    Angus T. Jones

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Austin, Texas

    Also Known As

    Angus Jones

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    • Angus T. Jones: (about "Two and a Half Men") I feel really lucky to be on the show every episode and get a lot of really funny lines. What's not to like? I'm learning a lot about comedy, and everyone is just hilarious. Sometimes the hardest thing for me is not to laugh.

    • Jon Cryer: (on Angus) He’s a very instinctive actor - and I think he’s enjoying just being a part of the learning. In the first season, he wasn’t even sure he wanted to be an actor when he grew up, and I think he’s sort of come around to feeling like that’s what he wants to do. And I attribute that to his admiration of me!

    • Charlie Sheen: (on Angus) He’s more like a younger brother. He’s so smart, He’s so well-adjusted and focused, and he reminds us that we need to enjoy this. He’s a real special kid. There’s nothing Hollywood or affected about him. He has a regular life away from here - regular friends, a regular school and regular interests - and I think he just sees this as a job - a very unique job. We have a lot of fun.

    • Angus T. Jones: (About Jake's relationship with Charlie in Two and a Half Men) He likes him a lot, he does stuff for him. He buys Jake a lot of foods that I want and wouldn’t usually get.

    • Angus T. Jones: (About Jake's relationship with his dad in Two and a Half Men) Yeah I think his dads going to get a lot cooler, hes going to get a little bit more like Uncle Charlie and Jakes going to start liking him a lot.

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    • In a November 2012 interview with the Seventh-day Adventist-sponsored Forerunner Chronicles religious testimonial, Angus drew controversy when he referred toTwo and a Half Menas "filth" and urged people to stop watching the hit sitcom. He has since apologized for his comments.

    • At $250,000 per Two and a Half Men episode, Angus has been named as the richest child actor on television by the New York Post.

    • Angus was honored as the Rising Star of 2009 at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Rising Star Gala in late October 2009. The award was presented to him by his Two and a Half Men co-star Jon Cryer.

    • Angus shares his birthday with such celebrities as Sigourney Weaver, Matt Damon, and Chevy Chase. He also shares his full birth date with Castle actress Molly C. Quinn.

    • Unlike his Two and a Half Men character, Angus is actually a straight-A student and very serious about his studies. His co-stars on the show have commented on how smart he is and how hard he works at his schooling in-between filming.

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