Actor and contortionist Doug Jones got his start in show business as a mime. His big Hollywood break came in the late 1980s when he got the role of McDonald's moon crooner, Mac Tonight. Thirty-one years later, this career "man behind the mask" earned the honor of being onstage with Guillermo del Toro as he accepted the "Best Picture" Oscar for The Shape of Water. Why? Because Jones played the film's "Amphibian Man."
Great Big Story recently released this (literally-revealing) video portrait of Jones, calling him "the most famous actor youâve never seen:"
You might not know his face, but youâve seen his work. With over 150 movie and TV credits to his name, Doug Jones has been every creature, monster and villain known to Hollywood. From the Amphibian Man in âThe Shape of Water,â the Silver Surfer in âFantastic Fourâ to the Thin Clown in âBatman Returns,â Jones has been spicing up your movie-watching experience for the past three decades.
And for the earworm, here's Mac Tonight: