He went to Mira Loma High School and then represented as his country’s Marine. Jones made his Hollywood debut in Blake Edwards' comedy film 10 in 1979. In 1980, he was in the lead role of Flash Gordon in the classic movie of the same name, Flash Gordon in the year 1980. His strong acting career was followed mostly in television roles. Jones came back to limelight by making a cameo as himself in the comedy film Ted (2012).
Under the name Andrew Cooper III, he was inducted as the Playgirl magazine's center spread in June 1975 issue.
He served as CEO of Inner Cordon, Inc., which is a high profile international security firm, providing superior and executive protection for high profile personalities around the world.
Jones married Lynn Eriks in 1982, they had two children but unfortunately divorced in 1987. He then married Ramona Lynn Jones on June 26, 1992 and together they have three children.