Orlando Jones began his Hollywood career as a writer on A Different World, Martin, and writing/producing Roc Liv´ starring Charles Dutton. Orlando later combined his writing and acting talents on Mad TV.
Oscar winning director Barry Levinson cast Orlando in his first feature film Liberty Heights. Orlando has continued working with visionary film directors including Paul Weitz, (Cirque Du Freak: the Vampire´s Assistant), Peter Hyams (Beyond a Reasonable Doubt), Ivan Reitman (Evolution), Mike Judge (Office Space), Harold Ramis (Bedazzled) and Oscar Paul Thomas Anderson (Magnolia).
Orlando was nominated for an Ovation Award by the LA Stage Alliance for his performance in August Wilson´s Pulitzer Prize winning play Fences. From his portrayal of Clifford Franklin in the classic football film The Replacements to the hugely successful Drumline to signing and dancing in the Broadway revival of The Wiz, Orlando Jones continues to thrill and entertain audiences.