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Robert C. Jones
Born March 8, 1937 (age 71)
San Francisco, California
Occupation screenwriter
film editor

Robert C. Jones (born March 8, 1937), sometimes credited as Robert Jones, is a screenwriter and film editor. He received an Academy Award for the screenplay of the film Coming Home (1978). As an editor, Jones has had notable collaborations with the directors Arthur Hiller (seven films from 1967 to 1992) and Hal Ashby (4 films from 1973 to 1982). Jones has been nominated three times for the Academy Award for Film Editing (Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and Bound for Glory).

Jones served at the Army Pictorial Center from 1958-1960 as a Specialist 4.[1]

Jones is currently a professor at the School of Cinematic Arts of the University of Southern California (USC).[2]

Jones is the son of film editor Harmon Jones, and the father of film editor Leslie Jones.[3]



The director for each film is indicated in parenthesis.



  • Being There (Hal Ashby - 1979)
  • Coming Home (Hal Ashby - 1978). Academy Award and Writers Guild Award for Best Screenplay.


Academy Award nominations

  • (won) Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, Coming Home (1978).
  • Best Film Editing, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963).
  • Best Film Editing, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967).
  • Best Film Editing, Bound for Glory (1976)


  1. ^ Jones, Robert C. (2004). "Robert C. Jones", webpage archived on 2008-04-05 at WebCite this original URL.
  2. ^ "Robert Jones", University of Southern California webpage archived 2008-04-05 at WebCite from this original URL.
  3. ^ Archerd, Army (1999-02-24). "Grammys take center stage". Variety. Retrieved 2008-08-29.  

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