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Doug Jones was born on the 24th May 1960, in Indianapolis, Indiana USA, and is an actor and former contortionist, who is most famous for his appearance usually under heavy make-up and a non-human in sci-fi movies such as “Hellboy” (2004), “Pan’s Labyrinth” (2006), “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer” (2007) and “Hellboy II: The Golden Army” (2008). He is also widely known for his roles in popular TV series including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “Criminal Minds”, “Dragon Age: Redemption” as well as “The Neighbors”, “Falling Skies” and “The Strain”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this actor and performer has accumulated so far? How rich Doug Jones is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total size of Doug Jones’ net worth, as of early 2017, revolves around the sum of $500,000, acquired through his career in the movie making industry which has been active since 1985.

Doug Jones Net Worth $500,000

After matriculating from Bishop Chatard High School, he enrolled at Ball State University from which he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in telecommunications. Doug then got involved with the Mime Over Matter troupe, with whom he began learning mime. Besides portraying the school’s mascot Charlie Cardinal, he also worked as a contortionist, and appeared in numerous commercials including collaborations with brands such as Tide and McDonald’s. These engagements provided the basis for Doug Jones’ net worth.

In 1985 he relocated to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his acting career full time. He debuted as an actor in the 1988 horror movie “The Newlydeads” and through the 1990s managed to maintain a continuous streak of engagements, including appearances in Tim Burton’s “Batman Returns” (1992), Disney’s Halloween special “Hocus Pocus” (1993) as well as “Tank Girl” (1995) and “Mystery Men” (1999) to name a few. All these ventures helped Doug Jones to raise the total of his net worth.

In 1999, Doug appeared in an episode of the globally popular TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” while in 2001 he played Donald Columbus in “Steven Spielberg’s Movie”. More international popularity came in 2002 when he starred as Morlock, the lead spy in Simon Wells’ movie remake of the eponymous 1960 classic “The Time Machine”. Later that year, Jones got another memorable role as Augustus Margary in “Adaptation.” opposite Meryl Strip and Nicholas Cage in the leading roles. However, the real breakthrough in Doug Jones’ acting career occurred in 2004 when he was cast for the role of Abe Sapien in Guillermo del Toro’s “Hellboy”. All these engagements added to the size of Doug Jones’ net worth.

In 2006 he appeared in another del Toro’s movie – “Pan’s Labyrinth”. This role demanded not only performing under heavy prosthetics, but also learning some dialogues in Spanish. In a short period, Jones added several notable roles to his professional portfolio such as appearances in “Doom”, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” and in “The Benchwarmers”. In 2007, he got the title role of the Silver Surfer in sci-fi action thriller “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer” while in 2008 he reprised his role of Abe Sapien in Hellboy’s sequel “Hellboy II: The Golden Army.” Doubtlessly, all these accomplishments made a positive impact on Doug Jones’ net worth.

In his professional acting career, Doug Jones has so far appeared in 160 movies and TV series of which the most memorable, apart from those already mentioned above, are certainly “My Name is Jerry” (2009), “Legion” (2010), “Crimson Peak” (2015) as well as “Ouija: Origin of Evil” and “The Bye Bye Man” (2017) in which he portrays the title role. Some of his most recent appearances include “Star Trek: Discovery” TV series which is currently in pre-production, as well as “5th Passenger” sci-fi action movie and 2017 horror “Nosferatu” in the leading role. All have helped Doug Jones to further increase his net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Doug Jones has been married since 1984 to Laurie, and apart from this there are no any other relevant data about his private life.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Danger Element2017post-productionDoctor Elymas
5th Passenger2017post-productionLangdon
The Bye Bye Man2017completedThe Bye Bye Man
Nazareth2017TV Movie post-productionPresident Glade
Star Trek: Discovery2017TV Series pre-productionLt. Saru
The Legacy of Avril Kyte2017pre-productionDr. Stewart
The Shape of Water2017post-production
The Terror2017post-productionScarecrow
Duffy's Jacket2016Short completedThe Sentinel of the Woods
Hell's Kitty2016post-productionFather Damien
Nobility2016completedDr. Allard
Space Command2016post-productionDor Neven
Beneath the Leavespost-productionJames Whitley
Bluegrass Runpre-productionJ. Pat
Daisy Deliveredpre-productionDr. Blanning
Hellboy 3announcedAbe Sapien (rumored)
How Do You Say Dad in GreekannouncedDr. Allen
My Friend MaxShort post-productionMax Mastin
The BoogeysShort post-productionSycophant
The Rainy Days of Timothy GreyannouncedNurse Steve
Zero: Dawn of the DarklightersannouncedZero (voice)
The Strain2014-2017TV SeriesThe Ancient
Kiss the Devil in the Dark2016ShortTerrance / Dagon
Han Solo: A Smuggler's Trade2016Video shortGyorsho
Nosferatu2016Count Orlok
Ouija: Origin of Evil2016Ghoul Marcus
Patient Seven2016Demon (segment: "The Visitant")
Gehenna: Where Death Lives2016Creepy Old Man
Adopted2013-2016TV SeriesLloyd Adams
No Touching2016ShortKripke
We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew2016The Man from the Pool
The Midnight Man2016/IVick
The Man in the Silo2016Charlie (voice)
Olive2015ShortMan
The Ultimate Legacy2015TV MovieHawthorne
Greyscale2015Jamison
Z Nation2015TV SeriesScully
Crimson Peak2015Edith's Mother / Lady Sharpe
Falling Skies2013-2015TV SeriesCochise
Murder?2015TV Mini-Series shortEric / Narrator
The Flash2015TV SeriesJake Simmons Deathbolt
Arrow2015TV SeriesJake Simmons Deathbolt
Hell's Kitty2015TV SeriesFather Damien / Fr. Damien
Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story2015The Operator
Chaisson: Quest for Oriud2014ShortSieck (voice)
Nerd Love2014Doug Jones
Everlast2014ShortSuited Man
Falling Skies: The Enemy Within2014TV Mini-SeriesCochise
Love in the Time of Monsters2014Dr. Lincoln
Teen Wolf2014TV SeriesWilliam Barrow
Cruel Will2014Adrian
The Visitant2014/IShortThe Demon
Sons of Anarchy2013TV SeriesOfficer Crane
Hookah2013ShortAllen
Comedy Bang! Bang!2013TV SeriesFuture Man
Innocent Blood2013Carl Grierr
Dust of War2013Jebediah Strumm
First Impressions2013/IShortSuited Man
Research.2012-2013TV SeriesDenny
Raze2013Joseph
The Neighbors2012-2013TV SeriesDominique Wilkins Alien
I, Helios2013ShortMan
Rock Jocks2012Smoking Jesus
The Jeff Lewis 5 Minute Comedy Hour2012TV SeriesDeath
The Watch2012/IHero Alien
White Room: 02B32012ShortFyn-Ke'al
Saint Alex2012ShortMr. Vanderplook
The League of S.T.E.A.M.2012TV SeriesTheodore Marshall
John Dies at the End2012Roger North
Zombie Family2012TV SeriesSalesman
End of the Road2011/IRandolph
It's Alive!2011Video shortMonster
Dragon Age: Redemption2011TV SeriesSaarebas
Fallout: Nuka Break2011TV Mini-SeriesMayor Connors
The Guild2011TV SeriesGerald
The Tomorrow Machine2011ShortBen
Absentia2011Walter Lambert
Lights Out2010/IHowie the Janitor
The Cure2010/IShortSamuel Bainer
The Candy Shop2010ShortCandyman
Pretend Time2010TV SeriesGay Robot
Carnies2010VideoRatcatcher
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey2010Zero / Razer (voice)
Sudden Death!2010ShortJonathan Wright
Battle Jitni: The Danger Element2010TV MovieDoctor Elymas
Universal Dead2010TV SeriesDr. Henry Vataber
Cyrus2010/IIDr. Dallas
Legion2010Ice Cream Man
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life2010La Gueule
Pie & Coffee2009ShortHomeless Man
Jerry2009Jerry Arthur
UCB Comedy Originals2009TV Series
The Butterfly Circus2009ShortOtto
Angel of Death2009/IDr. Rankin
Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion2009Special Agent Smith #1
Criminal Minds2005-2008TV SeriesFight Club Captain / Domino Thacker
Quarantine2008Thin Infected Man
The Job2008ShortOffice Manager
Fear Itself2008TV SeriesGrady Edlund
Hellboy II: The Golden Army2008Abe Sapien Chamberlain Angel of Death
Hellboy: The Science of Evil2008Video GameAbe Sapien (voice)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer2007Video GameSilver Surfer (uncredited)
The Wager2007Peter Barrett
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer2007The Silver Surfer
Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron2007TV MovieAbe Sapien (voice)
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning2007TV MoviePatron
Nora Breaks Free2006ShortYoga Instructor
Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms2006TV MovieAbe Sapien (voice)
Lady in the Water2006Tartutic #4
Pan's Labyrinth2006Fauno Pale Man
The Benchwarmers2006Number 7 Robot
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari2005Cesare
Doom2005Dr. Carmack Imp / Sewer Imp
A Series of Small Things2005ShortThe Homeless Man
Significant Others2004TV SeriesWaiter
Three Lives2004ShortMysterious Caller / Mortician
Rock Me, Baby2004TV SeriesAuggie the Octopus
Hellboy2004Abe Sapien
Stuck on You2003Space Alien #2
The Guardian2003TV SeriesMicah Oakey
Adaptation.2002Augustus Margary
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002TV SeriesGrinder
Men in Black II2002Joey
The Time Machine2002Spy Morlock
Side Effects2002ShortSeth
Alien Hunter2001TV SeriesKrabble
Monkeybone2001Yeti
Steven Spielberg's Movie2001ShortDonald Columbus
Stalled2000Len
Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman2000VideoDave
The Darkling2000TV MovieShadow Master
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle2000FBI Agent - Carrot
Party of Five2000TV SeriesMinister
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1999TV SeriesGentleman
Three Kings1999Dead Iraqi Soldier
Good vs Evil1999TV SeriesHerb
Mystery Men1999Pencilhead
Bug Buster1998Mother Bug
Kenan & Kel1998TV SeriesHead Waiter
The Outer Limits1998TV SeriesAlien / Alien Doctor / Alien #1 / ...
Denial1998/IIGhost
The Weird Al Show1997TV SeriesContortionist #2
Mimic1997Long John #2
Warriors of Virtue1997Yee
Unhappily Ever After1997TV SeriesFake Kramer
The Legend of Galgameth1996Big Galgy
Bone Chillers1996TV SeriesMummy
Tank Girl1995Additional Ripper
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Hollywood Follies1994TV MovieSlapstick actor
Astronomica: The Quest for the Edge of the Universe1994Video GameDr. Mayer
Silk Stalkings1993TV SeriesArtie
Tales from the Crypt1993TV SeriesContortionist
Hocus Pocus1993Billy Butcherson
Magic Kid1993VideoClown in Office
Batman Returns1992Thin Clown
Carnal Crimes1991VideoLang
In Living Color1991TV Series
Night Angel1990Ken
The Newlydeads1988Tim

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Neighbors2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sudden Death!2010Short performer: "The Cure" - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Operation Filmmaker2007Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kong: Long Live the King2016DocumentaryHimself
COMIX: Beyond the Comic Book Pages2016DocumentaryHimself
Inside the Extras Studio2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Nightmares2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
I Hate It!2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Face Off2014TV SeriesHimself
The Blockbuster Buster2013TV SeriesHimself
TMI Hollywood2013TV SeriesHimself - Sketch Actor
Electric Playground2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Men in Suits2012Video documentaryHimself - Interviewee
unCONventional2012TV SeriesHimself
From the Mouths of Babes2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Actors Entertainment2012TV SeriesHimself
Aspiring Hollywood2011TV SeriesHimself
This Week in Horror2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
1st Look2011TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
The Con2011DocumentaryHimself
The RadNerd Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jobs of the Damned2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Char·ac·ter: The Interviews2010DocumentaryHimself
The Movie Loft2008TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hellboy: In Service of the Demon2008Video documentaryHimself
Der Kabel 1 Kinotipp2008TV Series documentaryAbe Sapien The Chamberlain The Angel of Death
Cinetipp2008TV Series documentaryAbe Sapien
Max on Set: Hellboy II - The Golden Army2008TV Short documentaryHimself - Abe Sapien
HypaSpace2007TV Series documentaryHimself
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Operation Filmmaker2007DocumentaryHimself
Horror Fans2006ShortHimself
Master Monster Makers2006Video documentary shortHimself
A Series of Small Things: A Behind the Camera Look2004Documentary shortHimself
Sockbaby2004ShortHimself
'Hellboy': The Seeds of Creation2004Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Troldspejlet2008TV SeriesHimself / Abe Sapien
Maquillando entre monstruos2007TV Movie documentaryHimself / Pan
Planet Voice2007TV SeriesThe Silver Surfer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Filmed in Utah AwardFilmed in Utah AwardsBest Actor: Short/SeriesKiss the Devil in the Dark (2016)
2014FilmQuest Cthulhu Legacy AwardFilmQuest, US
2009Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest Supporting ActorHellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
2009Fangoria Horror Hall of FameFangoria Chainsaw Awards
2009Hoosier AwardIndiana Film Journalists Association, USMy Name Is Jerry (2009)· Morgan Mead
· D.C. Hamilton (as David Hamilton)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Genre AwardBuffalo Niagara Film FestivalBest Supporting ActorSudden Death! (2010)
2009Festival AwardInternational Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, LondonBest Actor in Leading RoleMy Name Is Jerry (2009)


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#Fact
1Lives in California with his wife. [2004]
2Was the original actor to play the nefarious Tooth Fairy in Darkness Falls (2003) before Stan Winston came in and retooled the whole design.
3He was the mascot for his college alma mater - Ball State University, where he performed as "Charlie the Cardinal" at many of the sporting and public events.
4Doug's role in Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth (2006) required him to learn huge amounts of dialog in archaic Spanish, which he did perfectly.
5Not only did Doug portray all four Imps in the film Doom (2005), but he was also asked by director Andrzej Bartkowiak during filming to choreograph the movements of the Czech dancers who were hired to play Zombies.
6Frequently has a role in the films of Guillermo del Toro.
7The choker he often wears for promo appearances is one of Abe Sapien's eyes from Hellboy (2004).
8Was inspired to create Abe Sapien's graceful and liquid movements in Hellboy (2004) after watching the pet fish in his office.
9Learned mime at his University.
10Has double-jointed legs.
11His makeup in Hellboy (2004) usually took six hours.
12His performance as 'Billy Butcherson' in Hocus Pocus (1993) earned him a pre-nomination for a comedy award.
13Although his voice as 'Abe Sapien' in Hellboy (2004) was dubbed by David Hyde Pierce, David refused a credit because he felt that Abe was entirely Doug's creation and did not wish to detract from his performance.

#Quote
1[2011, on The Newlydeads (1988)] That was a straight-to-VHS feature film that was made for about $1.75. It was a story of a newlywed honeymoon resort that was haunted by a transvestite zombie that was killing people. I was one of the first young husbands to bite the bullet. I got killed gruesomely with a curtain rod through the back of my head. Very proud of myself. My mom loves that movie-I'm kidding.
2[2011, on Cyrus (2010)] I think it went straight to DVD with a healthy following so far. I didn't know as much about the film as I should, because I was a cameo in the film. They shot me all in one day, and then used my bits sprinkled throughout. I'm one of two psychologists, or psychiatrists, that are interviewed. So here's this gruesome story that's going along about a guy who chops up people and then serves them in his diner to other people without them knowing about it. There's a back-story to it: His wife did him wrong, so he's gone nuts now, and there's a girl who looks like his wife that he's kidnapped. It's a terrifying story, and every so often they go off to an interview clip with a psychiatrist talking about [Serious voice.] the mind of a serial killer, and what makes him do what he does. So I was one of those psychiatrists, which was kind of a fun cameo for me to do outside of rubber makeup that I'm known for, the prosthetic-makeup roles. So to do that with my own face and a jacket and acting like I was smart was great fun for me.
3[2011, on Legion (2010)] The director, Scott Stewart, came looking for me to do this cameo as "the ice cream man" in Legion. And even if you didn't see the movie, you saw me all over the advertising for it, I stepped out of an ice cream truck and my jaw dropped down to my chin, and my arms grew, and legs grew. But the scene starts with me looking like Doug Jones. And Scott Stewart, the director, said he wanted to give my fan base a little treat of them seeing me in a big effects-driven movie without makeup on for my introduction. Directors like that have been doing it more and more over the last couple of years.
4[2011, on Mimic (1997)] That was my first experience with Guillermo del Toro. Because the specialty of wearing monster suits and creature makeups, the creature effects makeup designers, they're the ones that design these looks and then say, "Oh you know who would be perfect to play that would be a guy named Doug Jones." So that's kind of how the referral process has made my career happen. That's how I got into Mimic, then. I got a phone call one day from a guy who said, "We're doing a night shoot tonight. Can you come down? We're doing some re-shoots for this movie called Mimic." Which at the time meant nothing to me, but sure, I needed the work. And that was being directed by Guillermo del Toro, his first American studio film. It turns out though that we hit it off because he loves monsters, and he is like an 8-year-old fanboy inside his own roly-poly jolly self. He's this brilliant visionary storyteller genius, who really understands being a geek and a fan and loving gooey things. So he makes movies with his brilliance that will appeal to his 8-year-old boy that's inside. That's why he's such a popular, beloved director. And we got all that in the discussion where he was asking me, [Imitates del Toro.] "What monsters have you played?" And I was telling him, "Oh, I've been this and that, in this movie and that movie." "Oh really? Who did the makeup on that?" And he knows all the makeup artists and had followed their careers. He said, "I started up as a makeup artist in Mexico, and I've done my own films down there." He's selling himself to me. I'm like, "Gosh, this guy is so humble and real and genuine. I love him." And then he asks for my card, and I gave him my card, and then five years later, this was '97, five years later in 2002, I get a call about this little movie called Hellboy. They've just done a sculpture of Abe Sapien, and Guillermo del Toro had come in as the director, looked at the sculpture and was like, "Oh my gosh, that's beautiful." And the creature effects guys said, "You know, Doug Jones would be perfect to play this." And he's like, "Doug Jones! I know Doug Jones!" And he pulled out his card from his wallet that I had given to him five years prior, so that's a good little reminder for all of us to carry cards with us, I guess.
5[2011, on Adaptation. (2002)] Augustus Margary was an orchid hunter from real life. He's historically look up-able, and he is referred to in the book that the movie was being adapted from. That was a brilliant film by the way, one of the best pieces of writing I've ever seen. There's a scene where some of the book is being read aloud by Meryl Streep's voice while Nicolas Cage is reading it, thinking, "How am I going to make a movie out of this crap?" So she's recounting all of the people who have died out there in the field on their orchid hunts. And they show a long clip of Augustus Margary, in the rainforest of somewhere, getting beaten to death by poachers who have stolen his orchids and now have run off leaving him for dead. So that was a one-day shoot for me that was all about me. Spike Jonze directed, and we had two stunt guys clubbing me to death over and over again with fake rain falling on me, which was colder than ice. I'm a skinny guy, so I started shivering. But it was good, because I was sick. All I had [in terms of makeup] was a wig and a beard that made me kind of like I had been out in the wild for a long time without a razor...I got offered that weeks before it opened in theatres, just weeks, because that was re-shoots. That's why I had Spike Jonze all to myself. Because they were already done with the shoot, and they just needed some visual bits to fill in that moment we were talking about where she's recounting who was killed in the orchid hunts. That was one bit they hadn't gotten yet, so they came back and made a day of it with a skeleton crew, just a few people, the cinematographer and a couple of grips, and that was it. So I hadn't read the whole script. I was just told by the guy who glued my beard on. That was Tony Gardner, another makeup artist who is brilliant. He did my makeup for Hocus Pocus and made me the Billy Butcherson zombie in that. He just referred me to Spike Jonze. He had a relationship with him and said, "Yeah, you got to get Doug in on that. He's skinny, he looks like he already has dysentery and been out in the wild by himself for a long time, so it won't take much makeup." I never did read the script, I just trusted the people involved and thought, "This sounds good to me." Then I saw the movie at the screening and was like, "Yes! It's so different."
6For the last 20 years of my life, I've been wearing something unrecognizable. I've been acting for 20 years now and I've been under the radar. I was completely under the radar until Hellboy (2004) came along. And I did notable roles before, Billy Butcherson in Hocus Pocus (1993) which became like a Halloween classic over here on the Disney Channel, and I had smaller parts in lots of films like Batman Returns (1992), Mystery Men (1999), Adaptation. (2002), Three Kings (1999), and they were even things with my own face in them. But I was basically actor of the day and I didn't get much recognition, and guest-starring on TV shows that come and go and commercials that come and go. But Hellboy (2004) was the one that had real staying power, in terms of its notoriety and the size of the role I had. I guess I became a speck on the radar then, but now it's Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and Silver Surfer. Finishing Fantastic Four and Pan's Labyrinth (2006) coming out with these Golden Globes and Oscar nominations has been a press frenzy for me. I've never been thrust in the public eye this much with me, Doug Jones, as name recognition which is happening now, which is new for me. It's very exciting but still it's nice to go to 7-11 and still be me. Nobody has to know, right?
7Do not be afraid, ever, of approaching the talent you want in your film. Because actors at any level want to be in front of the camera, that's what we're built to do. Actors want to act. So, if we're free, we have the time, and you have a project that is a role that we haven't played before, or it's written in a witty way, or tells a story that we want to be a part of, we'll do it! And the best thing is to have your pitch. If you have no money but you've got a lot of heart, pitch the hell out of it! And, if you have a good story in your head, don't let it get over-processed by too many decision makers. Now, of course, that's what the studio system is all about [laughs], but do your darndest to stay true to your vision. (Advice for budding Indie film makers)

#Trademark
1Distinctive body language and hand gestures.
2Often works with 'Guillermo Del Toro'
3Frequently appears in films under heavy makeup

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