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Rock drummer and 'Home Improvement' actor Mickey Jones dies at 76

Rock drummer and 'Home Improvement' actor Mickey Jones dies at 76

Mickey Jones, the rock drummer who became a colorful character actor who played a pot dealer on the crime drama "Justified" and construction worker Pete on the 1990s sitcom "Home Improvement," has died. He was 76.

Jones died early Wednesday as a result of a long illness, said his publicist, Cherry Hepburn. The illness and where he died were not disclosed.

A native of Houston, Jones worked steadily in TV from the 1970s, with appearances on shows including "Baywatch" and "T.J. Hooker" and, more recently, "Growing Up Fisher" with J.K. Simmons and "Newsreaders" with Kumail Nanjiani.

On the big screen, Jones was seen...

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