James Earl Jones

Age: 83
Born: January 17, 1931
Arkabutla, Mississippi

Actor

Year
Gimme Shelter 2014
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn 2014
Jack and the Beanstalk 2010 (voice)
Earth 2009 Narrator (voice)
Quantum Quest 2009 (voice)
Two and a Half Men: The Complete Sixth Season 2009
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins 2008
Will & Grace: Season Six 2007
The James Earl Jones Bible 2007
The Reading Room 2006
The Sandlot 2 2005 Mr. Mertle
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 Darth Vader (voice)
Star Wars Trilogy 2004 Darth Vader (voice)
Finder's Fee 2003
People 2003 (voice)
Undercover Angel 2000
Dream Rider 2000
Fantasia 2000 2000 (voice)
Summer's End 1998
Merlin 1998
The Second Civil War 1997
Alone 1997
What The Deaf Man Heard 1997
Gang Related 1997
Timepiece 1996
A Family Thing 1996
Rebound: The Legend Of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault 1996
Good Luck 1996
Cry, The Beloved Country 1995
Jefferson In Paris 1995
Noah's Ark 1995 (voice)
Clean Slate 1994
Clear And Present Danger 1994
The Vernon Johns Story 1994
Confessions: Two Faces Of Evil 1994
The Road To Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story 1994
The Lion King 1994 (voice)
The Sandlot 1993
Hallelujah 1993
Sommersby 1993
The Meteor Man 1993
Percy And Thunder 1993
Excessive Force 1993
Sneakers 1992
Patriot Games 1992
Dreamrider 1992
Convicts 1991
True Identity 1991
The Ambulance 1991
Scorchers 1991
Grim Prairie Tales 1990
Heat Wave 1990
The Hunt For Red October 1990
By Dawn's Early Light 1990
The Ivory Hunters 1990
Last Flight Out 1990
The Last Elephant 1990
Best Of The Best 1989
Field Of Dreams 1989
Three Fugitives 1989
Coming To America 1988
Matewan 1987
Gardens Of Stone 1987
Allan Quatermain And The Lost City Of Gold 1987
My Little Girl 1986
Soul Man 1986
Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp 1986
The Flight Of Dragons 1986 (voice)
The Atlanta Child Murders 1985
City Limits 1985
The Vegas Strip War 1984
Return of the Jedi 1983 Darth Vader (voice)
Conan the Barbarian 1982
Blood Tide 1982
The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Darth Vader (voice)
Demon Island 1980
The Bushido Blade 1979
Exorcist II: The Heretic 1977
The Last Remake Of Beau Geste 1977
Jesus Of Nazareth 1977 Balthazar
The Greatest 1977
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened 1977
A Piece Of The Action 1977
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings 1976
Deadly Hero 1976
Swashbuckler 1976
The River Niger 1976
The UFO Incident 1975
Claudine 1974
The Man 1972
The Great White Hope 1970
End of the Road 1970
The Comedians 1967
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964
The Star Wars Holiday Special N/A (voice)

Profile created on November 29, 2001.

Did you know?

  • James is married to Cecilia Hart.
  • His birthname is Todd Jones.
  • James took acting lessons to learn to control his stuttering.
  • James has won two Tony Awards in his career.
  • James has one son, Flynn Earl Jones.
  • James is most widely known for his beaming voice.
  • He is the voice behind Darth Vader (Star Wars) and Mufasa (The Lion King).
  • It is James boistering "This is CNN" during the opening and also "This is Bell Atlantic" on payphone recordings.
  • James graduated from the University of Michigan.
  • After college, James entered the Army for awhile. Before his discharge, he was a ranking officer.
 

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Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

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