Renee Jones was born in Opa Locka, Florida on October 15, 1958. She grew up in Sparta, Georgia and later Mount Vernon, New York. After high school graduation she worked in a hospital but thanks to a friend she decided to try out modeling. She signed up with the Black Beauty Modeling Agency and eventually landed a contract with the Ford Modeling Agency. By age 19 Renee was supporting herself modeling full time and had garnered the distinction of being the first black model to appear on the cover of Teen Magazine.
Renee decided to try her hand at acting and eventually landed guest starring roles in such tv shows as "The White Shadow," "Hotel," "Trapper John, M.D.," "Night Court," "In The Heat Of The Night," "21 Jump Street" and "The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air." She landed a recurring role in "Knots Landing" and regular role status
in "Jessie," "Rituals," "L.A. Law" and the daytime dramas "Santa Barbara" and "Day Of Our Lives" (as Nikki Wade). Renee is currently starring in the NBC daytime drama "Days Of Our Lives" for a second time; this time as Lexie Carver.
Renee was featured in the Boyz II Men music video "On Bended Knee" with Lark Voorhies, Kim Fields and Victoria Rowell.
Renee's film credits include the following:
- Talkin' Dirty After Dark (1991)
- Tracks Of Glory (1991)(Tv Miniseries)
- The Terror Within II (1990)
- The Liberators (1987)(Tv Movie)
- Friday The 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
- Jessie (1984)(Tv Movie)
- Deadly Lessons (1983)(Tv Movie)
- Forbidden Love (1982)
- Tenspeed & Brown Shoe (1980)(Tv Movie)
Check out the following sites for additional information about Renee:
Renee Jones@Internet Movie Database
Renee Jones@NBC.com-Days Of Our Lives
Renee Jones News
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