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James Earl Jones

Birthday: 
Saturday, January 17, 1931
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Birth Place: 
Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
Height: 
6'1"

James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred in many films over a 40-year period, beginning with the Stanley Kubrick classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). He is probably best known for his role as Darth Vader (for the voice only, as the man in the Darth Vader suit was David Prowse, whose voice was dubbed because of his British West Country accent). He has appeared on "The Simpsons" (1989) a couple of times and played Mufasa in The Lion King (1994). James Earl Jones returned as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).

Awards and Nominations

2011 - Won - Honorary Award
1970 - Nominated - Best Actor in a Leading Role (The Great White Hope)

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Reviews

The Lion King in 3D

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The Flight Of Dragons

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earth

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Field of Dreams (Two Disc Anniversary Edition)

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Videos

Earth TRAILER

Earth TRAILER

The first film in the Disneynature series, earth, narrated by JAMES EARL JONES, tells the remarkable story of three animal families and their amazing journeys across the planet we all call home.  earth combines rare action, unimaginable scale and impossible locations by capturing the most intimat... Read more
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