Ron Cephas Jones, ‘This Is Us’ Star, Dead At 66

Ron Cephas Jones has passed away at the age of 66. The “This Is Us” star died from a long-standing pulmonary issue, a representative for the late actor said in a statement to People on Saturday. “Throughout the course of his career, his warmth, beauty, generosity, kindness and heart were felt by anyone who had the good fortune of knowing him. He began his career at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and his love for the stage was present throughout his entire career, including his recent Tony nominated and Drama Desk Award winning performance for his role in Clyde’s on Broadway,” the statement read.