Kellogg - Jeffrey Jones starred as Walter Kellogg, a widower with two
children who made his living drawing a "FarSide" style comic strip called "The
People Next Door" on the sitcom THE PEOPLE NEXT DOOR/CBS/1989. Gifted with a
strange psychic ability, he tried to explain his gift to fiancée, Abigail
McIntyre (Mary Gross) saying "I can make things appear or come to life just by
imaging them." One of the characters from his fantasy world was Mr. Id, a
lecherous little man in a trench coat who popped out of the woodworks when
Walter was having lustful thoughts. Needless to say, his house was continually
filled with all sorts of weird creatures and personalities, including Steve
Allen playing piano in the middle of his living room.
appeared in such films as Amadeus, The
Hunt for Red October, Ed Wood,
He is perhaps best known for his role as Ed
smarmy Dean of Students in the 1986 film
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
In November 2002, Jones was accused of hiring a
14-year-old boy to pose for sexually explicit
photographs. He was eventually charged with one
felony count of employing a minor for purposes
of taking sexually explicit photos and released
on $20,000 bail. After pleading no contest in
July of 2003, he was placed on a sex offender
register, given five years probation and ordered
to undergo counseling.