Orlando Jones





4/10/1968 , Charleston, South Carolina

Birth Name

Orlando Jones




With nearly a dozen movie credits in the last five years, Orlando Jones is easily one of the industry’s busiest talents.

Jones got his start in entertainment as a writer for Fox's Roc Live and Sinbad. He then made the jump to the other side of the camera as part of the original cast of the Fox sketch comedy series, Mad TV, for two seasons.

He made his feature film acting debut in Barry Levinson's acclaimed drama Liberty Heights, and starred opposite Laurence Fishburne in DreamWorks Pictures' Biker Boyz, directed by Reggie Rock Bythewood. Jones also captured the screen in Charles Stone's Drumline as the stern and disciplined band director at a Southern university who pushes a street drummer from Harlem to realize his potential. He appeared opposite Guy Pearce in The Time Machine and as geology professor Harry Block in Iva. He was also starred with Robin Williams and Tea Leoni in House of D, for director David Duchovny and Lion's Gate Entertainment. Additionally, Jones has starred in such films as The Replacements, Bedazzled, Say It Isn’t So, Double Take, and Office Space.

His current role is Det. Cayman Bishop in The Evidence on ABC.