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James Earl Jones

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 (...

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Jan 17, 1931 In Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic
Latest Project:
Movie Rogue One 2016-12-16

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 24 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Poster of Conan the Barbarian
Poster of The Lion King
Poster of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Movie The Lion King Unknown 2019
Movie Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Unknown 2018
Movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Unknown 2018
Movie Click Unknown 2018
Movie Broadway: The Next Generation Unknown 2018
Movie The Lion King Unknown 2018
Movie The Hunt for Red October Unknown 2018
Movie The Sandlot Unknown 2018
Movie Warning Shot Unknown 2017
Series Star Wars: Rebels Unknown 2017
Series Good Morning America Unknown 2017
Series Extra Unknown 2017
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 2017
Movie Muhammad Ali: The Greatest Unknown 2016
Series Hollywood Health Report Unknown 2016
Movie How Shakespeare Changed My Life Unknown 2016
Movie The 70th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2016
Movie Rogue One Unknown 2016-12-16
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Darth Vader (voice) 2016-12-14
Series Today Unknown 2016
Movie 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 2015
Movie The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar Unknown 2015
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2015
Series Agent X Unknown 2015
Movie Driving Miss Daisy Unknown 2014
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2014
Movie The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Unknown 2014
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2014
Series This Week Unknown 2014
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 2013
Movie Muse of Fire Unknown 2013
Movie Blackfish Unknown 2013
Movie Milius Unknown 2013
Series Nostalgia Critic Unknown 2013
Movie North Pole Promise Unknown 2013
Series The View Unknown 2013
Movie Gimme Shelter Unknown 2013
Series Storyline Online Unknown 2012
Movie The 84th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2012
Movie The 78th Annual Drama League Awards Unknown 2012
Movie The 66th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2012
Series Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2012
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2012
Movie An Amazing Time: A Conversation About End of the Road Unknown 2012
Movie The Loving Story Unknown 2011
Movie Strange Septembers: The Hill Abduction & the Exeter Encounter Unknown 2011
Movie The 65th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2011
Movie Conan: From the Vault Unknown 2011
Series Death Battle Unknown 2011
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 2011
Movie Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Unknown 2011
Movie Season 3 According to Jim Unknown 2011
Series The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2010
Movie Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Unknown 2010
Movie Joe Papp in Five Acts Unknown 2010
Movie The Simpsons: Access All Areas Unknown 2010
Series Working in the Theatre Unknown 2010
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009
Movie La Premiere Unknown 2009
Movie A Mime's Life Unknown 2009
Movie The Magic 7 Unknown 2009
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk Unknown 2009
Movie All the Presidents' Movies: The Movie Unknown 2009
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2009
Series The One Show Unknown 2009
Movie Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins Unknown 2008
Series That Fellow in the Coat Unknown 2008
Series Getaway Unknown 2008
Series 5 Second Movies Unknown 2008
Series Breakfast Unknown 2008
Series The States Unknown 2007
Movie Our Paul: Remembering Paul Robeson Unknown 2007
Movie Earth Unknown 2007
Movie Ali's 65 Unknown 2007
Movie Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga Unknown 2007
Movie Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation Unknown 2007
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2007
Series Today Tonight Unknown 2007
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2007
Movie Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ Unknown 2007
Series As the World Turns Unknown 2006
Movie The Clinton 12 Unknown 2006
Series House Unknown 2006
Movie Ali Rap Unknown 2006
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sean Connery Unknown 2006
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies Unknown 2006
Movie Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Unknown 2006
Movie Searching for Orson Unknown 2006
Series The Simpsons Unknown 2006
Movie The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Unknown 2006
Movie Scary Movie 4 Unknown 2006
Movie The 60th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2006
Movie The Benchwarmers Unknown 2006
Movie By Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X' Unknown 2005
Movie Conan: The Rise of a Fantasy Legend Unknown 2005
Movie Robots Unknown 2005
Movie Hollywood's Greatest Villains Unknown 2005
Movie The 59th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2005
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas Unknown 2005
Movie Kingdom Hearts II Unknown 2005
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Unknown 2005
Movie Ultimate Super Heroes, Vixens & Villains Unknown 2005
Movie The Sandlot 2 Unknown 2005
Series Will & Grace Unknown 2005
Movie The Reading Room Unknown 2005
Movie No Fighting in the War Room or Dr. Strangelove and the Nuclear Threat Unknown 2004
Series According to Jim Unknown 2004
Movie Best Sellers or: Peter Sellers and Dr. Strangelove Unknown 2004
Movie Field of Dreams: Passing Along the Pastime Unknown 2004
Movie The Great Year Unknown 2004
Movie Athens 2004 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Unknown 2004
Movie Nine Dog Christmas Unknown 2004
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Unknown 2004
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy Unknown 2004
Series Business World News Unknown 2003
Series Everwood Unknown 2003
Movie Beneath the Surface: The Making of 'The Hunt for Red October' Unknown 2003
Series American Masters Unknown 2003
Movie Casting Calls Unknown 2003
Movie Clear and Present Danger: Behind the Danger Unknown 2002
Movie Fredericksburg Unknown 2002
Movie The Story Behind the Story Unknown 2002
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 2002
Movie Patriot Games: Up Close Unknown 2002
Movie Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television Unknown 2002
Movie Brilliant But Cancelled Unknown 2002
Movie The Perfect Pitch Unknown 2002
Movie Black Indians: An American Story Unknown 2001
Movie Feast of All Saints Unknown 2001
Movie The Papp Project Unknown 2001
Movie Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World Unknown 2001
Movie American Legends Unknown 2001
Series HARDtalk Unknown 2001
Movie Finder's Fee Unknown 2001
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 2001
Movie Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street Unknown 2001
Movie The Art of Stanley Kubrick: From Short Films to Strangelove Unknown 2000
Movie Inside: 'Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' Unknown 2000
Movie Antietam: A Documentary Drama Unknown 2000
Series Howard Stern Unknown 2000
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 2000
Movie The Washington Monument: It Stands for All Unknown 2000
Series Stargate SG-1 Unknown 2000
Movie The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Unknown 2000
Movie Tina Turner: One Last Time Live in Concert Unknown 2000
Movie Ennis' Gift Unknown 2000
Movie The Lion King: Simba's Mighty Adventure Unknown 2000
Movie Twister: A Musical Catastrophe Unknown 2000
Movie Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan' Unknown 2000
Movie Fantasia 2000 Unknown 1999
Series The Directors Unknown 1999
Series The Howard Stern Radio Show Unknown 1999
Movie Our Friend, Martin Unknown 1999
Movie Undercover Angel Unknown 1999
Movie Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun Unknown 1999
Movie The Annihilation of Fish Unknown 1999
Movie Santa and Pete Unknown 1999
Movie On the Q.T. Unknown 1999
Movie Summer's End Unknown 1999
Movie In Search of Liberty Bell 7 Unknown 1999
Series Recess Unknown 1998
Movie The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride Unknown 1998
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1998
Movie The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1998
Movie Dreamfield Unknown 1998
Movie Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood Unknown 1998
Movie New York City... Come Visit the World Unknown 1998
Series Frasier Unknown 1998
Series 3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1998
Series Law & Order Unknown 1998
Series Merlin Unknown 1998
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies Unknown 1998
Movie The 'Field of Dreams' Scrapbook Unknown 1998
Movie Primary Colors Unknown 1998
Movie Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' Unknown 1998
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1998
Movie Casper: A Spirited Beginning Unknown 1997
Movie Monopoly Star Wars Unknown 1997
Movie Sports on the Silver Screen Unknown 1997
Movie The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery Unknown 1997
Movie Alone Unknown 1997
Movie Gang Related Unknown 1997
Movie The Second Civil War Unknown 1997
Series An American Moment Unknown 1997
Movie What If?: Martin Luther King Unknown 1997
Movie What the Deaf Man Heard Unknown 1997
Movie Corwin Unknown 1996
Movie A Family Thing Unknown 1996
Movie 1996 Essence Awards Unknown 1996
Movie Good Luck Unknown 1996
Movie Timepiece Unknown 1996
Movie The 50th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1996
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Unknown 1996
Movie 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1996
Movie Looking for Richard Unknown 1996
Series Signs and Wonders Unknown 1995
Movie The Making of 'Jurassic Park' Unknown 1995
Series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown 1995
Movie Judge Dredd Unknown 1995
Movie 1st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1995
Series CBS Schoolbreak Special Unknown 1995
Movie Who's in Rabbit's House? Unknown 1995
Movie Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable Unknown 1995
Movie People: A Musical Celebration Unknown 1995
Movie Jefferson in Paris Unknown 1995
Movie Cry, the Beloved Country Unknown 1995
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Unknown 1995
Series Under One Roof Unknown 1995
Movie Animated StoryBook: The Lion King Unknown 1994
Movie The Spirit Hunters Unknown 1994
Series ESPN Outside the Lines Primetime Unknown 1994
Movie Countdown to Freedom: 10 Days That Changed South Africa Unknown 1994
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '94 Unknown 1994
Movie Africa: The Serengeti Unknown 1994
Movie Under a Killing Moon Unknown 1994
Movie The Vernon Johns Story Unknown 1994
Movie Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics Unknown 1994
Movie Confessions: Two Faces of Evil Unknown 1994
Movie David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic Unknown 1994
Movie Clean Slate Unknown 1994
Series ABC Weekend Specials Unknown 1994
Movie The Making of 'The Lion King' Unknown 1994
Movie The Lion King: A Musical Journey with Elton John Unknown 1994
Movie The Lion King Unknown 1994
Movie Clear and Present Danger Unknown 1994
Movie Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Unknown 1994
Movie Bah, Humbug!: The Story of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' Unknown 1994
Movie Dangerous: The Short Films Unknown 1993
Movie Super Bowl XXVII Halftime Show Unknown 1993
Movie An American Reunion: The People's Inaugural Celebration Unknown 1993
Series World of Discovery Unknown 1993
Movie Comic Relief: Baseball Relief '93 Unknown 1993
Movie Percy & Thunder Unknown 1993
Movie The 47th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1993
Movie Sommersby Unknown 1993
Movie Excessive Force Unknown 1993
Series Picket Fences Unknown 1993
Movie Information Democracy Unknown 1993
Movie The Meteor Man Unknown 1993
Movie Dreamrider Unknown 1993
Movie The JFK Conspiracy Unknown 1992
Movie The Second Coming Unknown 1992
Movie Diamonds on the Silver Screen Unknown 1992
Movie Patriot Games Unknown 1992
Series Garfield and Friends Unknown 1992
Series One on One with John Tesh Unknown 1992
Movie The Secret World of Spying Unknown 1992
Series The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1992
Movie Sneakers Unknown 1992
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sidney Poitier Unknown 1992
Movie Freddie as F.R.O.7. Unknown 1992
Series Mathnet Unknown 1992
Movie Lincoln Unknown 1992
Movie Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration Unknown 1992
Movie The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1992
Series Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories Unknown 1992
Movie The Magic of David Copperfield XIV: Flying - Live the Dream Unknown 1992
Movie Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama Unknown 1992
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1992
Movie When It Was a Game Unknown 1991
Movie Great Lakes, Bitter Legacy Unknown 1991
Movie True Identity Unknown 1991
Series Reflections on the Silver Screen Unknown 1991
Movie The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1991
Movie The 12th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1991
Movie The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1991
Series Pros and Cons Unknown 1991
Movie Scorchers Unknown 1991
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1991
Series The Chuck Woolery Show Unknown 1991
Series Gabriel's Fire Unknown 1991
Movie Convicts Unknown 1991
Movie A World Alive Unknown 1990
Series ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1990
Movie Heat Wave Unknown 1990
Movie Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror Unknown 1990
Movie By Dawn's Early Light Unknown 1990
Movie Last Flight Out Unknown 1990
Movie The 44th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1990
Movie The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Ivory Hunters Unknown 1990
Movie The Ambulance Unknown 1990
Movie Terrorgram Unknown 1990
Movie Teach 109 Unknown 1990
Movie The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1990
Series Long Ago and Far Away Unknown 1990
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989
Movie 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried Unknown 1989
Movie Field of Dreams Unknown 1989
Series Troldspejlet Unknown 1989
Movie The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1989
Movie Best of the Best Unknown 1989
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1989
Movie Three Fugitives Unknown 1989
Movie The Hunting of the Snark Unknown 1989
Series American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts Unknown 1989
Series Saturday Night with Connie Chung Unknown 1989
Movie Noah's Ark Unknown 1989
Movie 21st NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1989
Movie Coming to America Unknown 1988
Movie America's All-Time Favorite Movies Unknown 1988
Movie Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues Unknown 1988
Movie Matewan Unknown 1987
Movie Gardens of Stone Unknown 1987
Movie The 41st Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1987
Series Square One Television Unknown 1987
Movie Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night Unknown 1987
Movie A Hard Road to Glory Unknown 1986
Movie My Little Girl Unknown 1986
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1986
Movie Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Unknown 1986
Movie Soul Man Unknown 1986
Movie The Lone Star Kid Unknown 1986
Movie Moses Unknown 1986
Series Me and Mom Unknown 1985
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1985
Series The Atlanta Child Murders Unknown 1985
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985
Movie Allen Boesak: Choosing for Justice Unknown 1984
Movie The Vegas Strip War Unknown 1984
Movie City Limits Unknown 1984
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1984
Movie The Lions of Etosha: King of the Beasts Unknown 1984
Movie Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Unknown 1984
Series Freedom to Speak Unknown 1983
Movie Star Wars Unknown 1983
Movie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Darth Vader 1983-05-25
Movie Grand Central Unknown 1983
Movie Conan the Barbarian Unknown 1982
Movie The Flight of Dragons Unknown 1982
Movie The 36th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1982
Movie Bloodtide Unknown 1982
Series American Playhouse Unknown 1982
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982
Movie God's Trombones: A Trilogy of African-American Poems Unknown 1981
Movie There Was Always Sun Shining Someplace: Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues Unknown 1981
Series CBS Library Unknown 1981
Movie Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1981
Movie The Bushido Blade Unknown 1981
Movie The Creation Unknown 1981
Movie The 34th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1980
Movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Unknown 1980
Movie Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Unknown 1980-06-20
Movie The Me Nobody Knows Unknown 1980
Movie The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story Unknown 1980
Series Roots: The Next Generations Unknown 1979
Series Guiding Light Unknown 1979
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 1979
Series Paris Unknown 1979
Movie A Walking Tour of Sesame Street Unknown 1979
Movie Paul Robeson Unknown 1979
Movie Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement Unknown 1978
Movie The Star Wars Holiday Special Unknown 1978
Movie The 1st Annual Black Achievement Awards Unknown 1978
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie The Making of 'Star Wars' Unknown 1977
Movie Star Wars Voice of Darth Vader (voice) 1977-05-25
Movie Exorcist II: The Heretic Unknown 1977
Movie The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened Unknown 1977
Movie A Piece of the Action Unknown 1977
Movie The Greatest Unknown 1977
Movie The Last Remake of Beau Geste Unknown 1977
Series Jesus of Nazareth Unknown 1977
Movie Circus of the Stars #2 Unknown 1977
Movie America at the Movies Unknown 1976
Movie Swashbuckler Unknown 1976
Series Jackanory Playhouse Unknown 1976
Movie The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Unknown 1976
Movie A Pirate Ship Sails Again! The Making of Swashbuckler Unknown 1976
Series Vegetable Soup Unknown 1976
Movie The River Niger Unknown 1976
Series Dinah! Unknown 1975
Movie Deadly Hero Unknown 1975
Movie The UFO Incident Unknown 1975
Series The American Parade Unknown 1975
Movie The Cay Unknown 1974
Movie Claudine Unknown 1974
Series Black Omnibus Unknown 1973
Movie The Man Unknown 1972
Movie Malcolm X Unknown 1972
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972
Series NBC Children's Theatre Unknown 1971
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1971
Movie The 43rd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1971
Series Film Night Unknown 1971
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1970
Series Soul! Unknown 1970
Movie End of the Road Unknown 1970
Movie The Great White Hope Unknown 1970
Movie The 42nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1970
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Unknown 1970
Movie The 23rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1969
Series N.Y.P.D. Unknown 1969
Series The Joan Rivers Show Unknown 1969
Series Tarzan Unknown 1967
Movie The Comedians Unknown 1967
Movie The Comedians in Africa Unknown 1967
Series Monitor Unknown 1965
Series East Side/West Side Unknown 1964
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1963
Series Channing Unknown 1963
Series Look Up and Live Unknown 1963
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series Lamp Unto My Feet Unknown 1962
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1958