Actor Dean Jones

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on July 15, 2007

Q What can you tell me about Dean Jones, who starred in all those Walt Disney movies? Was he ever in the military?
—Patricia Rubick, Burns, Ore.

Jones spent four years in the U.S. Navy Air Corps before starting his acting career in hit Disney films such as The Love Bug, The Shaggy D.A., That Darn Cat! and many others. In 1998, he was honored as a "Disney Legend" in recognition of his many starring roles for the studio. Now 76, he's president of the Christian Rescue Committee, an organization he founded to help aid individuals around the world persecuted for their faith.