James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

American actor
James Earl Jones is an American actor. He has been described as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors for his performances in film, television, and theater, and "one of the greatest actors in American history".Wikipedia
BornJanuary 17, 1931
HometownArkabutla, Mississippi, United States of America
Net worth$40 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseCecilia Hart (m 1982 - 2016) , Julienne Marie (m 1968 - 1972)
ChildrenFlynn Earl Jones
ParentsRobert Earl Jones
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Reading Room
The Reading Room
PG
1h 36min
1976
Black Indians: An American Story
Black Indians: An American Story
1h
2001
On the Q.T.
On the Q.T.
1h 24min
1999
Who's in Rabbit's House?
Who's in Rabbit's House?
0h 13min
1995
Africa: The Serengeti
Africa: The Serengeti
0h 39min
1994
Best of the Best
Best of the Best
PG-13
1h 37min
1989
King Lear
King Lear
1h 56min
1974
Claudine
Claudine
PG
1h 32min
1974
Warning Shot
Warning Shot
R
1h 30min
2018
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
R
1h 24min
2014
Gimme Shelter
Gimme Shelter
PG-13
1h 40min
2013
Earth
Earth
G
1h 30min
2009
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
PG-13
1h 54min
2008

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1996Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading RoleCry, the Beloved Country (1995 film)Nominated
1992Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaCry, the Beloved Country (1995 film)Nominated
1991Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaGabriel's FireNominated
1991Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieHeat Wave (1990 film)Winner
1990Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting ActorBy Dawn's Early LightNominated