James Earl Jones Overview
James Earl Jones is an actor especially known for his deep bass voice in movies. James was born on January 17, 1932, in Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States. The actor was born to mother Ruth and father Robert Earl Jones. The father of the actor was a boxer and butler. The James father left the family after his birth. James Earl Jones recognised as One of America’s Most Distinguished and Versatile actor.
This Great actor started his acting career in Broadway Theatre. Throughout his life, James Earl Jones has won numerous awards such as Tony Award, Golden Globe Award, Emmy Awards and many more. The Legendary actor is popularly known for his debuting artist work as Darth Vader in Star Wars. He also gives his voice in Disney’s The Lion King as Mufasa. In 1955, the James graduated from the college. The great actor also works as a janitor during his struggle years.
James played the role of young Lt Lothar Zogg in the movie Dr. Strangelove How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love in 1964. In 1970 film The Great White Hope, the James portrayed the role of a boxer and was also the lead actor. The great actor was nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as best actor for his role in The Great White Hope.
In 1964, James met his future Julienne Marie while working in Othello. After four Years the couple gets married. In 1972, the couple gets divorced. Later, James Earl gets to married to Cecilia Hart. Together the couple has one child named as Flynn Earl Jones.
In 2008, the great actor received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. Janes Earl Jones also received honorary Doctor of Arts from Harvard University in 2017.