Emmy Award Winner Ron Cephas Jones Dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Cephas Jones, who won two Emmys for his role on the NBC television series “This Is Us,” has died at age 66.

Jones’ manager said Saturday he died from a long-standing pulmonary problem.

Jones spent most of his career in theater but was best known for playing the long-lost father of Sterling K. Brown on “This Is Us.”

Jones won two Emmys for best guest actor in a drama series for the role and was nominated for two others.

His co-star Brown took to Instagram after his death, calling  to call Cephas Jones, “One of the most wonderful people the world has ever seen.”

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