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Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown Reflect on Their 'This Is Us' Co-Star Ron Cephas Jones Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown are taking the time to remember their “This Is Us” co-star Ron Cephas Jones. Moore and Brown, who portray Rebecca Pearson and Randall Pearson on the popular NBC series, respectively, recently spoke out about Jones’ passing. At a virtual “This Is Us” PaleyFest conversation, Moore praised Jones’ talent and portrayed him as a mentor. In addition, she reminisced about the favorite scene she shared with him. “His eye contact and his ability to just fill a scene with his presence was remarkable,” she said. Brown shared his admiration for Jones’ career and noted his influence on the show. “He taught us so much. He taught us about being better actors. He taught us about being better people,” he said. Brown went on to describe their last moments together, which included an unforgettable hug with Moore. The emotional conversation unfolded as the two stars reflected on the experience of working together with Jones. Even though he is no longer with them, Jones’ memory will remain — in addition to the lessons he left behind. Moore ended the segment by standing at an impressive Mandy Moore height and thanking him.