Ty Granderson Jones places all his may into performing. He’s a protégé of the long-lasting theater director Alan Schneider and studied below acclaimed performing instructor Lee Strasberg. He has an MFA from the College of California San Diego, one of many world’s prime drama faculties. Having performed his share of pimps and gangbangers, the street-tough actor has resisted being typecast in roles that target his brief stature and Cuban-Creole heritage.
Early in his profession, Granderson Jones caught the attention of Oliver Stone, who solid him in his Oscar-nominated struggle movie “Salvador.” Counting on his coaching, the bold actor totally embraced roles in cult classics just like the jail comedy “CB4,” that includes Chris Rock, Charlie Murphy and Allen Payne, and “Harlem Nights,” which starred Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Della Reese and Redd Foxx. He was featured within the field workplace hit “Con Air,” an motion thriller starring Nicholas Cage and John Cusack.