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
Net worth$40 million
Height6'2" (1.87m)
SpouseCecilia Hart (m 1982 - 2016) , Julienne Marie (m 1968 - 1972)
ChildrenFlynn Earl Jones
ParentsRobert Earl Jones


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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