Chuck Jones, 65; Vocal Coach and Actor Worked in Films, Television and Theater

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Chuck Jones, 65, an actor and vocal coach who worked with Edie Falco, William Hurt and Stanley Tucci, among others, died of heart failure Aug. 14 at his home in Kingston, N.Y.

Born Charles Albertson Jones, he spent more than a decade acting in theater, television and films. He appeared in more than 40 productions on stages in New York and London from 1963 to 1974.

He started working as a vocal coach in 1975, and taught at the California Institute of the Arts and the Circle Repertory Theatre in New York. He also wrote the 1996 book “Make Your Voice Heard.”