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Emmy Award-Winning Actor Ron Cephas Jones Has Passed Away At 66 Years Old!

Cousins! Please join us as we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of beloved actor Ron Cephas Jones following news of his passing!

The Emmy award winning talent is well known for his roles in ‘Paid In Full’ , ‘This Is Us’, ‘The Get Down’ , ‘Luke Cage’ and more.

According to statement forwarded by a representative of Ron’s to PEOPLE magazine he is said to have passed following a long-standing medical issue.

“Beloved and award-winning actor Ron Cephas Jones has passed away at the age of 66 due to a long-standing pulmonary issue.”

“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,” the statement continued.

“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.”

“Ron’s inner-beauty and soul was evident to the huge audience from his multi-Emmy award winning performance on This is Us. He is survived by his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones,” the statement concluded.

PEOPLE reports that’s Ron revealed to The New York Times in 2021 that he had privately battled chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and received a double lung transplant at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in 2020, where he was a hospitalized for nearly two months.

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