Duane Jones bio

Birth Name: Duane Jones

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: February 2, 1937

Date Of Death: July 22, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Duane Jones was born on the 2nd of February, 1937. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Actor who starred as Ben in the iconic 1968 horror film, Night of the Living Dead, which was the first horror film that featured a black star. He later became the executive director of the Black Theater Alliance at the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art.

Duane Jones was born in New York City. He graduated from the Sorbonne in France, and studied acting in New York City. He went on to teach acting, first at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and then privately.

Duane Jones was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Duane Jones was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Duane Jones is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Duane Jones’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Duane Jones’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Duane Jones kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Duane Jones was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Duane Jones
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Duane Jones was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Duane Jones was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Duane Jones had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Duane Jones’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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