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Biography

Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
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). Read more...

Actor

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Character: Himself - Performer and Winner: Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

The 23rd Annual Tony Awards 1969

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Film Editing & Best Original Screenplay

The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 1970

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Character: Joshua Burke

A Piece of the Action 1977

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Play

The 34th Annual Tony Awards 1980

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 65th Annual Tony Awards 2011

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Character: 5-Toe

The Magic 7 2009

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Character: Himself - Lifet Achievement Award Recipient

15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

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Character: Himself

A Mime's Life 2009

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Character: Papa Jenkins

Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins 2008

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Character: Narrator of Michael's Past

Click 2006

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Character: Himself

Ali Rap 2006

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Character: Voice Box at Hardware Store

Robots 2005

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Character: Himself

This Week 2003

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Character: Himself - Host

Fantasia 2000 1999

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Character: Grandpa Nicholas

Santa and Pete 1999

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Character: Dr. William 'Bill' Blakely

Summer's End 1999

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Character: CNN Voiceover

Primary Colors 1998

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Character: Arthur Baylor

Gang Related 1997

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Character: Jim Kalla

The Second Civil War 1997

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Character: Archibald Thacker

What the Deaf Man Heard 1997

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Character: Grey

Alone 1997

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Character: Madison Hemings

Jefferson in Paris 1995

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Character: Rev. Stephen Kumalo

Cry, the Beloved Country 1995

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Character: John Dolby

Clean Slate 1994

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Character: Vernon Johns

The Vernon Johns Story 1994

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Character: Earnest Moses

The Meteor Man 1993

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Character: Judge Barry Conrad Issacs

Sommersby 1993

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Character: William Perry

Dreamrider 1993

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Character: NSA Agent Bernard Abbott

Sneakers 1992

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Drama

The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992

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Character: Himself

True Identity 1991

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or a Miniseries

The 12th Annual CableACE Awards 1991

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Character: Junius Johnson

Heat Wave 1990

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Character: Al Topping

Last Flight Out 1990

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Character: Inspector Nkuru

Ivory Hunters 1990

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Character: Terence Mann

Field of Dreams 1989

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Character: Frank Couzo

Best of the Best 1989

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Character: King Jaffe Joffer

Coming to America 1988

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Character: Sgt. Maj.'Goody' Nelson

Gardens of Stone 1987

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Character: Few Clothes

Matewan 1987

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Character: James Bing

Good Luck 1996

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Character: Himself

Corwin 1996

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Character: Himself - Presenter

1996 Essence Awards 1996

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Character: Older Marcel

Feast of All Saints 2001

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Character: Himself - Narrator

The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy 2006

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Character: Thulsa Doom

Conan the Barbarian 1982

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Character: Moving Man / Serak the Preparer / Narrator

Treehouse of Horror 1990

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Leading Actor in a Play

The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2012

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Play & Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical

The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005

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Character: Detective Robb

CBS Schoolbreak Special 1984

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012

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Character: Himself

Milius 2013

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Character: Mountain King

Merlin 1998

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Character: Dr. Magiot

The Comedians 1967

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Character: Major Walker

The Atlanta Child Murders 1985

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 60th Annual Tony Awards 2006

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Character: Dr. Lou Rush

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Himself

The Arsenio Hall Show 1989

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Character: Narrator - Beauty and the Beast

CBS Library 1979

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Character: Dr. Peter Cooke

Channing 1963

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Character: Himself

Reading Rainbow 1983

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars II 1985

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Character: Biographical Narration

Malcolm X 1972

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Play

The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1993

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Character: Himself

Ali's 65 2007

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Character: Himself

Blackfish 2013

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Character: Himself

Looking for Richard 1996

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Character: Himself / Narrator

Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues 1988

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Character: Himself - Voice of 'Darth Vader'

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy 2004

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Play

The 43rd Annual Tony Awards 1989

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Character: Himself - Performer & Winner: Best Leading Actor in a Play

The 41st Annual Tony Awards 1987

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars 1982

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Regional Theatre Award

The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1990

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Character: Detective Capt. Woodrow 'Woody' Paris

Paris 1979

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Play

The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1996

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Character: Himself

Episode #2.196 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #5.92 0

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Character: Himself

To Be a Drum 0

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Character: Will Cleveland

Three Miners from Everwood 0

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Character: Will Cleveland

The L Word 0

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