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James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

American actor
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. 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.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 17, 1931
HometownArkabutla, Mississippi, United States of America
Net worth$40 million
Height6'2" (1.87m)
SpouseCecilia Hart, Julienne Marie
ChildrenFlynn Earl Jones
ParentsRobert Earl Jones
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The Lion King: Exclusive Interview With Jon Favreau

Lions rule the African savanna in The Lion King, which welcomes Donald Glover (Atlanta, Solo: A Star Wars Story) as future king Simba and Beyonce Knowles-Carter (Dreamgirls, Lemonade visual album) as Simba's friend-turned-love interest Nala.MyMovies, feature, 2019, Action / Adventure, Jon Favreau, Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Beyonce Knowles-Carter
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AWARDS

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