James Earl Jones

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James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones 2010 Crop.jpg
Jones in 2010
Born Januar 17, 1931 (1931-01-17) (age 84)
Arkabutla, Mississippi, U.S.
Alma mater Varsity o Michigan
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1953–present
Spoose(s) Julienne Marie (divorced)
Cecilia Hart (1982–present)

James Earl Jones (born Januar 17, 1931)[1] is an American actor who in a career o mair nor 50 years haes acome kent as "ane o America's maist distinguished an versatile" actors[2] an "ane o the greatest actors in American history."[3] Syne his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones haes wan mony awards, includin a Tony Awaird an Gowden Globe Awaird for his role in The Great White Hope. Jones haes wan three Emmy Awards, includin twa in the same year in 1991, an he an aa earned an Academy Awaird nomination for Best Actor in a Leadin Role in the film version o The Great White Hope. He is an aa kent for his voice acting, most notably as Darth Vader in the Star Wars film series an Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King, as well as in mony ither film, stage, an televeesion roles.

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  1. "James Earl Jones Biography (1931–)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2008. 
  2. Rebecca Flint Marx. "James Earl Jones Biography". All Movie Guide. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  3. Nicole Sperling, Susan King (November 12, 2011). "Oprah shines, Ratner controversy fades at honorary Oscars gala". LA Times.com. Retrieved November 14, 2011.