Andrew Jones

R.I.P. Horror Director Andrew Jones (1983 – 2023)

Sad news as the horror industry learned that the director of the Robert the Doll series Andrew Jones passed away on January 15, 2023. He passed away after a battle with an unmentioned illness.

Andrew Jones

Actor Phillip Roy remembers Jones:

Andrew took a chance on me and gave me a lead role in ‘Bundy and the Green River Killer‘ even though I was still a fairly inexperienced actor with just a couple of student short films under my belt. He said that I was everything he was looking for in my self tape audition for the role of the senior FBI agent. I had a wonderful week working on the film in Swansea and made some great friends. There was a lovely family atmosphere with the cast and crew.

Andrew was a gentle, soft spoken man who never raised his voice or got agitated. He was patient with me and was happy to try any ideas I had for my performance. We kept in touch via email after the filming and he cast me in two further North Bank Entertainment films. As far as I know all his films made a profit on the Straight to Dvd market which meant he was always assured a budget to write and direct his next project.

I know of many South Wales actors who got their first role in a feature film, and an IMDB credit towards gaining their Spotlight membership via Andrew.

Andrew Jones was a prolific director whose many contributions to the horror industry will forever be remembered.

About Christine Burnham

When not writing, Christine Burnham is watching TV, Horror films, reading, cooking, and spending time with her menagerie of animals.

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