Ron Cephas Jones

Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us star, dies aged 66

A veteran stage actor, he was best known for the series This Is Us - his role as a long-lost father who finds redemption earned him two Emmy Awards.

Jones had a "long-standing pulmonary issue", his manager told US outlets. He had a double lung transplant in 2020, according to media reports.

His "kindness and heart were felt by anyone who had the good fortune of knowing him", his manager said.