Ron Cephas Jones

Ron Cephas Jones

Christina Gandolfo
February 01, 2023
Me and My Emmy

Me and My Emmy: Ron Cephas Jones

The actor discusses his two wins along with a special Emmy moment he celebrated with his daughter. 

Emmy Tally: Two

How He Got the Gold: As guest actor in a drama series in NBC's This Is Us, in 2018 and 2020.

Now for the Noms: Cephas Jones was nominated in four consecutive years for his performance as William Hill in This Is Us, 2017–20.

Always Climbing: "I keep my Emmys on a mantel below my TV. They remind me that the top of one mountain is the bottom of another."

Pride and Joy: When his daughter, Jasmine Cephas Jones, also won an Emmy in 2020 (as actress in a short form comedy or drama series), "I felt like the proudest father in the world."

Class Act: "I never dreamt of winning. I always dreamt of being a great actor, of doing great works."

Page to Stage: "The writing and the cast made This Is Us special. It all begins with the writing, then a cast that can elevate the words and find the layers of human expression."

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This article originally appeared in emmy magazine, Issue 10, 2022.

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