'Is This Goodbye': This Is Us Actor Exits Show As A Series Regular
June 22, 2018 14:24 By Fabiosa
Ron Cephas Jones, who plays William Hill on the TV show 'This Is Us', is now taking a step back due to a new opportunity.
Jones had a major role on the NBC drama for the past two season, but now, he's going to be joining the cast of a new Apple project. He will take on a smaller role.
For the last two seasons, Jones played Randall's biological dad on 'This Is Us,' a role which earned him an Emmy nomination. The first season featured him battling cancer and failing health. In subsequent episodes, he has only been seen through flashbacks.
The actor is moving on to be a part of the cast of 'Are You Sleeping,' He will be acting alongside other notable names like Octavia Spencer, Mekhi Phifer, and Haneefah Wood.
Jones' role will be that of Leander 'Shreve' Scoville, father of Poppy Parnell, an investigative reporter played by Spencer.
As for 'This Is Us,' it was recently revealed that the third season of the show will premiere September 25.