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Son of actress Irene Hervey and actor-singer Allan Jones.

He won two Grammy awards for Best Performance By A Male Singer for 'Lollipops and Roses' and 'Wives and Lovers'.

At the age of 65, he still possesses magnificent vocal control and range, performing to full capacity in 2004 at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center in the Los Angeles area. Borrowing a gimmick from Natalie Cole, he performed a duet of "What I Did for Love" alongside his late father, Allan Jones, who appeared in a videotaped performance of the song.

Born in Hollywood on the night his singer/father, Allan Jones, recorded his signature hit, "Donkey Serenade."

A recent CD release, "Jack Jones Paints a Tribute to Tony Bennett," was nominated for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance" and "Record of the Year.".

Received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1989, close to where his father's star is located.

The Desert Theatre League's Lifetime Achievement Award winner in 2001.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Portrays Don Quixote in the national tour version of "Man of La Mancha". [January 2001]

Tony Hadley, the lead singer of the 1980s New Romantic pop group Spandau Ballet, is on record as a fan of Jack Jones.

In 1976 he turned his hand to drama with guest appearances in 'McMillan' and'Police Woman'.

Is one of only three American performers to have a London Palladium season extended due to sell out business.

His sold out appearance in 1973 at the Waldorf Astoria won him the Tony August Award for the Most Entertaining Supper Club Performance of 1973 and his sell out engagement which reopened the Plaza's Persian Room where he held the all time attendance record.

Has sung the title songs for a number of films including 'Love With the Proper Stranger','Where Love Has Gone' and 'A Ticklish Affair' and won a Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Male Vocalist for 'Lollipops and Roses' and another for 'Wives and Lovers' and was voted Top Male Vocalist in two consecutive years by Cashbox Magazine.

On stage he starred in 'The Pyjama Game', 'Oklahoma' and'She Loves Me'.

Voted top Male Vocalist in two consecutive years by Cashbox magazine.

Sang the theme song for the popular TV show The Love Boat (1977-1987), as well as for the TV movie The Love Boat (1976). He also appeared in an episode (S4E11) with his father, singer Allen Jones. They played father and son.

Jones was born in Hollywood on the night his father recorded his signature song "The Donkey Serenade", resulting in the younger Jones' assertion that he was "practically born in a trunk.".

Jones has been married six times. In the second half of the 1960s, Jones had a well-publicized relationship with actress Jill St. John, and the two were briefly married. In the early 1970s, Jones married Gretchen Roberts. Subsequently, he was linked romantically to Susan George. From 1976 to 1982, he was married to Kathy Simmons. From 1982 to 2005, he was married to British-born Kim Ely.

Jones is primarily a straight-pop singer (even when he recorded contemporary material) whose forays into jazz are mostly of the big-band/swing variety.