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Randy Jones

Biography

Disco pop singer who was simply the cowboy in the music group The Town People, the group known for strikes like “Con.M.C.A.” He analyzed at the NEW YORK School of Good Arts. He’s presented in the gaming Postal III. He wedded his partner of two decades, Will Grega, in-may 2004. He produced a cameo inside a Flight from the Conchords music video with Bret McKenzie.

Quick Facts


Salary 1.15 million USD
Date Of Birth September 13, 1952
Place Of Birth Raleigh, NC
Height 1.87 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Will Grega
Awards National League Cy Young Award
Music Groups Village People
Movies Can't Stop the Music, Crazy Horse, Violet Tendencies, BearCity, Captured Hearts, Tales of Poe, College Debts, An Affirmative Act, Dave Brubeck: Take Five in a Quartet, Against the Wind
TV Shows Sex: The Revolution, Musikladen
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1On location in North Carolina, filming "Against the Wind". [August 2008]
2(Febuary 2007) In New York City, American Music Award Winner Randy Jones, Original Village People Cowboy debuts his new solo CD, "Ticket to the World" and begins his "Ticket to the World" international tour at Chelsea's hipster palace, Retox, by lifting the Times Square fixture, the Naked Cowboy, during the introduction of RJ's new single, "New York City Boy"! [February 2007]
3On location, filming "Against the Wind". [June 2008]
4(July 2008) Stars as "Pharoah" in Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", produced at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. [July 2008]
5He is currently filming in New York City the new movie, "BearCity" with Peter Stickles, Gerald McCulloch, Stephen Guarino, Ashley Atkinson, Sebastian Lacause, Brian Keene and James Martinez. [August 2009]
6New York, NY, USA: Completing filming "Tales of Poe" directed by Alan Rowe Kelly with cinematography by Bart Mastronardi. [November 2011]
7Currently on locations in New Jersey and New York City filming the new movie, "An Affirmative Act" with Charles Durning, Blanche Baker, Robert Clohessy, Jackie Martling, Thomas G. Waites and Rachel Robbins. [January 2010]
8Currently filming an episode of HBO's comedy series "Flight of the Conchords" directed by Oscar winner Michel Gondry for the 2009 Season. [October 2008]
9In New York City, American Music Award Winner Randy Jones, Original Village People Cowboy stars in the Off-B'way play, Madonna Whore: Confessions of a Dirty Mind, directed by Eric Thal at The Producers' Club, opening November 29, 2006. [November 2006]
10He is currently on location in Chicago and central Illinois shooting the new War Bros. movie, "My Guaranteed Student Loan" with Celeste Holm, Katharine Luckinbill, Doug Wilson, Richard Pryor, Jr. and Janet Carroll. [April 2009]
11In New York City, currently starring in the Off-B'way play, "When Joey Married Bobby", directed by William Wyatt at The Roy Arias Theatre, 300 West 43rd St, NY, NY. [April 2010]
12New York City, NY, USA: Filming "Tales of Poe" with Debbie Rochon and Caroline Williams. [June 2011]
13Tucson, AZ, USA: Currently on location filming "Cafe '65" costarring with Angela Bowie. [March 2011]
14Filming "The Three Chris's" with Charles Durning, Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Rachel Robbins. [May 2008]
15He is currently filming in New York City the new movie, "Bye Bye, Fruit Fly" with Mindy Cohn, Jesse Archer, Sam Whitten, Kim Allen and Shari Albert. [June 2009]
16He is currently filming the pilot episode of "The Harmony" comedy series for here! TV and Barataria Productions on location in New York City. [December 2008]
17Currently filming "The Gentleman". [January 2008]
18The Village People were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6529 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
19With John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and Roy Rogers, Randy Jones was listed among the top Pop Culture Cowboys by Entertainment Weekly in honor of National Cowboy Day July 26, 2008.
20On September 12, 2008, American Music Award winner Randy Jones, as the original Cowboy in the recording group Village People was honored along with the original recording group Village People, by the installation of a Star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Star is located at 6529 between film star Betty Grable and music personality Liberace.
21After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he attended the prestigious North Carolina School of the Arts where Tom Hulce, Mary Louise Parker, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gary Beach and Diedrich Bader also studied.
22Original Village People Cowboy Randy Jones has the distinction of being the only Village Person to ever really live in New York City's Greenwich Village. He has maintained a residence there since 1975.
23Original Village People Cowboy Randy Jones appears standing in a life size photo billboard of the Village People's 1980 album "Live and Sleazy" cover in the final scene of "54" (1998) behind Ryan Phillippe and Neve Campbell.
24After he arrived in New York City and before Village People, he worked as a fashion model with friends Grace Jones, Jerry Hall, and Janice Dickinson.
25His black and white headshot appears prominently hanging on the wall in the opening scenes of the video for the Beastie Boys' 1986 Hit, "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)".


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Rack Pack2017post-productionCol. Lamb
Alexander Jamieson2016completedPresident of the United States
Child of the '70s2016TV SeriesTravis Floyd / Floyd Travis / Travis
College Debts2015Rodger
Hard Drive2015ShortNurse Stephen
Bleeding Hearts2015Randy
Tales of Poe2014Fortunato Montresor
Postal III2011Video GameRJ- Leader of Hell's A-Holes (voice)
BearCity2010Buck
An Affirmative Act2010Rollie Handsome
Violet Tendencies2010Buck Winston
Three Chris's2010R. J.
Beyond the Facade2009Tony Ricci
The Great Debate2009TV SeriesCowboy
Flight of the Conchords2009TV SeriesBouncer
Les grands du rire2007TV SeriesCowboy
The Gentleman2007/IR.J.
Under the Pink Carpet2006TV SeriesCowboy
A Tale About Bootlegging2005Sawmill Boss
The Barry Z Show2005TV Series
Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins2004TV SeriesCowboy
Bully & Rick2004TV SeriesCowboy
Three Long Years2003Stephen
The Simpsons1998TV SeriesVillage People
The Best of Village People1993VideoCowboy (1976-1980)
New York, New York1980TV SeriesRandy the Cowboy
Texas1980TV SeriesCowboy (1982)
Can't Stop the Music1980Village People: Cowboy
I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs1979uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Rack Pack2017associate producer post-production
Tales of Poe2014associate producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is America, Charlie Brown1988TV Mini-Series musician - 1 episode

Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
College Debts2015recording artist

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gala de l'Unicef1980TV SeriesHimself
The Midnight Special1978-1980TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Village People
Rock Concert1978-1980TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1980TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
The Tim Conway Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Village People
The Mike Douglas Show1979-1980TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Vocalist
Magic Night1980TV MovieHimself
The Big Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Village People
Les rendez-vous du dimanche1978-1980TV SeriesHimself
New Year's Rockin' Eve 19801979TV SpecialHimself
Dinah!1979TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Birthday Party for Bob Hope... at Sea1979TV MovieHimself
Jetzt geht die Party richtig los1978TV MovieHimself - Village People (uncredited)
Rockin' New Year's Eve 19791978TV SpecialHimself
Disco1978TV SeriesHimself
Top club dimanche1978TV SeriesHimself
The 5th Annual American Music Awards1978TV SpecialHimself
Disco '771977TV SeriesHimself (1977)
The Fabulous Allan Carr2017Documentary post-productionHimself
TMZ on TV2007-2016TV SeriesCowboy / Himself
The Joy of Disco2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 20122011TV MovieHimself
The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell2011DocumentaryHimself
L'amour fou2010/IIDocumentaryHimself
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston2010DocumentaryHimself
The Girls Next Door2009TV SeriesHimself
Con Artist2009DocumentaryHimself
70's Fever2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Roxy: The Last Dance2008DocumentaryCowboy
Howard Stern on Demand2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2005-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
In Bed with Butch2008TV SeriesHimself
Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub2008DocumentaryHimself
11th Annual Ribbon of Hope Celebration2008TV MovieHimself
PIX 11 Morning News2007TV SeriesHimself
Die ProSieben Märchenstunde2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mania2007TV SeriesHimself
What a Year2007TV Series documentaryRandy Jones / Cowboy
Where Are They Now2007TV SeriesHimself
Les grands du rire2007TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12007TV Series documentaryHimself
Queens of Disco2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Godfather of Disco2007DocumentaryHimself
Under the Pink Carpet2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Barry Z Show2003-2006TV SeriesHimself
Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones2006TV SeriesHimself
I Love the '70s: Volume 22006TV SeriesHimself
El club2006TV SeriesCowboy
Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema2006DocumentaryCowboy
QTN Holiday Reel2005TV MovieHimself
50 y más2005TV MovieHimself
Good Morning Australia2000-2005TV SeriesHimself
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself - Celebrity Co-Host
Favouritism2005TV SeriesHimself
Disco: Spinning the Story2005Video documentaryHimself
When Disco Ruled the World2005TV MovieHimself
Playboy: 50 Years of Playmates2004Video documentaryHimself
Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins2004TV SeriesHimself
30 veces 312003TV Movie documentaryHimself
When Ocean Meets Sky2003DocumentaryNarrator
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Osbournes2003TV SeriesCowboy
The Disco Ball2003TV SpecialHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Best of Bert Newton2002TV Movie documentaryHImself
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration2002TV MovieHimself
Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Playboy: The Party Continues2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll2000TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
I Love 1970's2000TV Series documentaryCowboy / Village People
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story1998-2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 61999Video documentaryRandy
Feathers and Leather: The Story of the Village People1999Video documentaryHimself - Village People (uncredited)
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHimself
VH1 Presents the 70's1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Best of the Don Lane Show1994TV MovieHimself
ABC Afterschool Specials1991TV SeriesHimself - Village People
The Word1991TV SeriesHimself
De tú a tú1990TV SeriesHimself
Viva el espectáculo1990TV SeriesHimself
Sábado noche1988-1989TV SeriesHimself
Countdown1980-1987TV SeriesHimself
Champs-Elysées1985TV SeriesHimself
La edad de oro1983TV SeriesHimself
American Bandstand's 30th Anniversary Special1981TV MovieHimself - Village People
The Merv Griffin Show1978-1981TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
New American Bandstand 19651977-1981TV SeriesHimself
Solid Gold1980TV SeriesHimself
The Love Boat1980TV SeriesHimself - Cowboy from the Village People
Lena Maria Show1980TV SeriesHimself
Aplauso1979-1980TV SeriesHimself
Cosas1980TV SeriesHimself
Musical express1980TV SeriesHimself
AVRO's Toppop1980TV SeriesHimself
Dance Fever1980TV SeriesHimself
Musikladen1978-1980TV SeriesHimself
Les nouveaux rendez-vous1980TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s2009Video documentaryHimself
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHimself - Village People
The Making of Michael Lucas' 'Dangerous Liaisons'2006Video documentaryHimself
80s2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Village People
La tierra de las 1000 músicas2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Village People
Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-19721980TV Movie documentaryHimself - Village People (uncredited)
Top of the Pops1978-1979TV SeriesHimself - Member: The Village People / Himself - The Village People
Disco1979TV SeriesHimself - Village People

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TitleSalary
Can't Stop the Music (1980)$650,000

#Quote
1We made a mark in pop music but an even deeper impression in pop culture. People remember Donna Summer, Kiss, the Bee Gees, but they didn't have the same impact on pop culture that the Village People did......SPIN Magazine, June, 2008
2A lot of people think of me as wearing a cowboy hat and boots, wiggling my ass and singing `YMCA,'... and I do that well. In no way would I ever denigrate that because it's a wonderful thing to have done and it's a great part of my legacy, but I'm also an actor."-The Villager, NYC, December 2005

#Trademark
1TIght jeans, frequently torn or ripped
2Cowboy Hat
3Moustache

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