According to People Ron Cephas Jones, the Emmy-winning actor best known for playing William Hill on This Is Us, has died.
He was 66 years old.
A representative for the actor confirmed Jones’ death to PEOPLE on Saturday:
“Beloved and award-winning actor Ron Cephas Jones has passed away at the age of 66 due to a long-standing pulmonary issue.
“Throughout the course of his career, his warmth, beauty, generosity, kindness and heart were felt by anyone who had the good fortune of knowing him,” the statement continued.
“He began his career at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and his love for the stage was present throughout his entire career, including his recent Tony nominated and Drama Desk Award winning performance for his role in Clyde’s on Broadway.”
May he rest in peace!