Angus T. Jones Bio: Where is Jake from Two and a Half Men now?
Angus Turner Jones, the child actor from the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, was born October 8, 1993. Popularly known as Jake Harper, the fictional character he portrayed in the show Two and a Half Men ran for ten consecutive years. The role had won him several awards and quite the fame. Jones however quit the show after its tenth season, owning his reasons to his newly found religious beliefs.
Why did Jones quit the Two and a Half Men show?
In the show’s ninth season, the actor was reportedly given an adult scene. He had divulged that his new role was awkward and that the storyline was apparently clashing with his newfound faith. The former actor had just been baptized at the time and shortly after, he eventually decided to quit the show. After leaving the show, he enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder to take Jewish studies. He is currently part of the management team of Tonite, a media and event production company.
What is Angus T. Jones’ Background?
Angus Turner was born the older of two, to Carey Lynn Claypool and Kelly Charles Jones in Austin, Texas. His parents both had run-ins with the law. His mother, Carey Lynn, was arrested for punching a cop and for trespassing. His dad, Kelly Charles, was also arrested for being in possession of contraband items. Angus Turner’s younger brother and only sibling is Otto Jones.
How did Angus T. Bones Begin His Career?
Jones began acting very young. His first film role was as a five-year-old in the 1999 film Simpatico. From 2001 to 2003, he had minor roles in films including See Spot Run, The Rookie, Bringing Down the House, George of the Jungle 2, and The Christmas Blessing. In 2003, he got his biggest acting role in the CBS sitcom, Two And a Half Men, as Jake Harper. He played the role of a young kid who suddenly has to move in with his heavy drunk of an uncle and bewildered dad when his parents get divorced. Jones is most famous for his role on the long-running television show. He appeared on the show from 2003-2013 and in 2015. In total, he appeared in 213 episodes. At the peak of his career on Two and a Half Men, Jones was earning a massive $350,000 per episode.
In the 2010s, Jones had grown drawn to the church and had become increasingly religious. As shared by the former actor in an interview, “I started to really get into reading the Bible, and I started to look for a church to start going to….” Following his newfound faith, Jones not only quit the show Two and a Half Men, but he also turned around to call the show “filth”. Sighting how the show made light of people’s real-life issues and claiming that one cannot be a God-fearing person and be viewing the show.
After leaving the sitcom Two and a Half man, Jones did not appear in any film or TV show until 2013 when he appeared in Tuna and later in Horace and Pete(2016).