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James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones info
Born: 17 January, 1931
Height: 1.87 (6' 1½")
Nickname: Todd (childhood)
Also Known As: James Earl Jones, James Earl Boggins Jones
Spouse: Cecilia Hart (15 March 1982 – present) 1 child
Julienne Marie ( 1968 – 1972) (divorced)
Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 15 wins & 17 nominations
Known for: Robots , The Lion King , Star Wars: Episode III , Judge Dredd , Click and more.
James Earl Jones biography

This block contains the information about James Earl Jones and provides an insight into the life of the celebrity. From here you can also learn when, how and why the profession of an actor was chosen. Some interesting facts are waiting for you here.

One of the most recognizable voices in movie history, James Earl Jones - one of the most distinguished and versatile actors America. Most of all he is known to us as Darth Vader, or rather his voice. It’s hard to imagine Darth Vader without that voice. For more than forty years of filming, work on television and on the stage D. E. Jones has accumulated a great track record. James was born in 1931 in the town Arkabutla, Mississippi. His father, Robert Earl Jones, was not as famous as him but also an actor. At an early age he moved to the farm to the parents of his mother in Dublin, Michigan, where he grew up. After entering the University of Michigan, specialty physician, he continued to develop his voice with constant training, but with a cast bias. Through training, Jones interest in the theater has grown, so he stopped practicing medicine. His debut was in the theater in Manistee Michigan, but soon he was called in the army. Jones was nominated as an actor of the first plan for an Oscar and received a Golden Globe for the play in the movie “The Great White Hope”. Jones continued to work on the stage, appearing on the big screen. He did not miss anything. In 1994, the premiere of the animated movie of the Walt Disney Company “The Lion King” in which James Earl Jones voiced the King Mufasa. There is no voice in the world that can replace such a distinguished actor like James Earl Jones
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James Earl Jones filmography

Here you can learn about the movies James Earl Jones acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - Darth Vader (voice) (uncredited) $113M 2005 $108M $380M
The Lion King - Mufasa (voice) $79.3M 1994 $1.83M $328M
Robots - Voice Box at Hardware Store (voice) $75M 2005 $36M $128M
Judge Dredd - Narrator (voice) (uncredited) $70M 1995 $34.7M
Click - Narrator of Michael's Past (uncredited) $70M 2006 $40M $137M
Primary Colors - CNN Voiceover (voice) $65M 1998 $12M $39M
Clear and Present Danger - Adm. James Greer $45M 1994 $122M
Scary Movie 4 - Narrator (uncredited) $45M 2006 $40.2M $90.7M
Patriot Games - Adm. James Greer $42M 1992 $83.3M
Coming to America - King Jaffe Joffer $39M 1988 $128M
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins - Papa Jenkins $35M 2008 $16.2M $42.2M
The Benchwarmers - Darth Vader (voice) $33M 2006 $19.7M $57.7M
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - Voice of Darth Vader (voice) $32.5M 1983 $16.3M $309M
The Hunt for Red October - Admiral Greer $30M 1990 $121M
Conan the Barbarian - Thulsa Doom $20M 1982 $9.48M $37.6M
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - Darth Vader (voice) (uncredited) $18M 1980 $290M
Three Fugitives - Dugan $15M 1989 $40.6M
Exorcist II: The Heretic - Older Kokumo $14M 1977
Jefferson in Paris - Madison Hemings $14M 1995 $2.47M
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope - Darth Vader (voice) $13M 1977 $35.9M $461M

We always wonder how much actors are paid for their work. Everything depends on a movie. The list below provides you with the information about James Earl Jones salary for the roles played in certain movies.

Movie Year Salary
Coming to America 1988 $900,000
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 1977 $9,000
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