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Ty Granderson Jones

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Ty Granderson Jones, proud of his Creole and Cuban heritage, is a protégé of the late iconic theatre director, Alan Schneider, and a former student of the late Lee Strasberg. He has a BA in Theatre from FSU and FAMU as a co-op student, and an MFA in Acting from UCSD, one of the top acting programs in the world. His acting film credits include the Touchstone classic action film “Con Air”, co-starring in the #1 box office rap cult classic “CB4” from Universal Pictures, Oliver Stone's Oscar nominated “Salvador”, recurring as Cue Ball Rodriguez on the critically acclaimed classic series “ER” on NBC, the Golden Globe nominated “Everybody Hates Chris”, and starring as the villainous Max Rice in the urban cult classic indie Tapped Out from Madonna’s Maverick Entertainment (which the late Prince Rogers Nelson was a silent producer), and “Window of Opportunity”- the underground political thriller from Producer, The Doors’ John Densmore . Ty’s theatre credits includes the hit, award winning play “Rounds”, Niggaz with Attitudes and Big Gunz” (earning him a 2000 ADA Award nomination for Best Actor in a Drama), the Los Angeles premiere of Buffalo Soldier (earning him a NAACP Theatre Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor), from Broadway-- the LA premiere of August Wilson's “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”, the West coast premiere of Landford Wilson’s “Balm in Gilead”, the 20th Anniversary of the Negro Ensemble Company classic, “Ceremonies in Dark Old Men”, and “The School for Scandal” at the Tony Award winning South Coast Repertory. Ty has starred in over 100 plays. He is an acclaimed acting coach and has taught Acting for the Camera, and Technique at New York Film Academy and he has conducted workshops around the country. He is also a noted Poet and has performed his original works featuring John Densmore of “The Doors” on drums. As an accomplished screenwriter via his company Creole Celina Entertainment (www.CreoleCelinaEnt.com), Ty co-wrote, co-produced and starred in the award winning film “Napoleonic” which had its debut at Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. “Napoleonic” was also an official selection at the Action on Film International Film Festival 2013 garnishing nominations for Best Film, and for Ty-- Best Actor. His first directorial film assignment, “Tale of Two Dragons”, which he co-wrote and produced was also an official selection. He is also currently developing his edgy, off-beat full-length action thriller “The Cool and Creepy” (a finalist in the Sundance Feature Film Program), as well as the feature development of his latest short project “Diamond” which he wrote, produced, directed and co-starred. Ty is an accomplished Muay Thai Fighter, and Cowboy and is a testament to his journey of redemption, overcoming the mean streets of Tampa Bay, Florida and incarceration and moving on to believe and achieve, make his dream real in Show Business as an accomplished professional and teacher. Ty’s journey is celebrated in the award winning Hollywood Photo Journal “Mugshots” along with other noted talents, i.e. Danny Trejo, Emilio Rivera, etc.

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Credits Include

Year
Credit
2016
Diamond
Short
2015
Stoplifters!
TV Series
2015
Newsreaders
TV Series
2015
Window of Opportunity
Film
2014
The Vanished
Short
2012
JoAnne
Short
2012
Jennifer
Short
2011
Crows
Film
2010
Napoleonic
Short
2006
ER
TV Series
2006
Everybody Hates Chris
TV Series
2005
Short Fuse
Film
2003
Tapped Out
Film
2001
UC: Undercover
TV Series
2000
Whatever It Takes
Toothless Carni
1997
Dark Skies
TV Series
1997
Con Air
Blade as Tyron
1995
Courthouse
TV Series
1993
CB4
40 Dog as Tyro
1993
The Jackie Thomas Show
TV Series
1992
Reasonable Doubts
TV Series
1990-1991
The New Adam-12
TV Series
1990
Going Under
Quizby as Tyro
1989
Harlem Nights
Crapshooter as
1988
Twins
Mover #2 as Ty
1988
Angel III: The Final Chapter
L.A. Pimp as T
1987-1989
Webster
TV Series
1987
227
TV Series
1986
Salvador
San Francisco L
1985
Children of the Night
TV Movie
1982
Cagney & Lacey
TV Series
31 credits verified by IMDB