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James Earl Jones


Mostly Credited As: James Earl Jones
Date Of Birth: January 17, 1931 (Age 85)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Arkabutla, Mississippi
Height: 6' 1 ½" (1.86 m)

James Earl Jones




TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Lion Guard (2015)As: Mufasa -- [Voice]
Merlin (1998) (1998)As: Mountain King -- [Voice]
Under One Roof (1995) (1995)As: Neb Langston
Gabriel's Fire (1990)As: Gabriel Bird
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)As: Major Walker
Me and Mom (1985)As: Lou Garfield
Paris (US) (1979)As: Woody Paris
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)As: Alex Haley (adult)
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)As: Balthazar
Guiding Light (1952)As: Jim Fraizer #2 (1966)
Episode Cast Credits 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 100 63x100: (May/30/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Big Bang Theory (2007) 
  The Convention Conundrum 07x14: (Jan/30/2014) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Convention Conundrum 07x14: (Jan/30/2014) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Muse of Fire: A Shakespearean Road Movie (2013) 
  Muse of Fire: A Shakesperean Road Movie 01x01: (Oct/24/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Muse of Fire: A Shakesperean Road Movie 01x01: (Oct/24/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 84th Annual Academy Awards 60x01: (Feb/26/2012) As Winner: Academy Honorary Award 
  The 84th Annual Academy Awards 60x01: (Feb/26/2012) As Winner: Academy Honorary Award 
  The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 18x01: (Apr/07/1970) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 18x01: (Apr/07/1970) As Presenter, [Featuring]

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  September 20, 2011 12x263: (Sep/20/2011) As Himself 

House (2004) 
  The Tyrant 06x03: (Oct/05/2009) As President Dibala 
  The Tyrant 06x03: (Oct/05/2009) As President Dibala 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  James Earl Jones, Rosemarie DeWitt 05x15: (Jan/23/2009) As Himself 
  James Earl Jones, Rosemarie DeWitt 05x15: (Jan/23/2009) As Himself 

Two and a Half Men (2003) 
  The Devil's Lube 06x11: (Dec/15/2008) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Devil's Lube 06x11: (Dec/15/2008) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Deal Or No Deal (US) (2005) 
  Episode 361 03x58: (Apr/28/2008) As Darth Vader (The Banker) 

According to Jim (2001) 
  The Toilet 03x24: (Apr/27/2004) As The Royal Flush XP Toilet, [Co-Guest Stars]

Everwood (2002) 
  Three Miners From Everwood 02x07: (Nov/03/2003) As Will Cleveland 
  Three Miners From Everwood 02x07: (Nov/03/2003) As Will Cleveland 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Will Cleveland 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Will Cleveland 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Me & Mr. Jones 06x04: (Oct/23/2003) As Himself 
  Me & Mr. Jones 06x04: (Oct/23/2003) As Himself 

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  25th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 25x01: (Dec/27/2002) As Himself (Honoree) 

American Masters (1986) 
  Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light 13x05: (Feb/02/2000) As Himself 
  George Lucas: Heroes, Myths, and Magic 07x03: (Mar/17/1992) Voiced  Narrator 
  George Lucas: Heroes, Myths, and Magic 07x03: (Mar/17/1992) Voiced  Narrator 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Stupid Human Tricks, Cindy Crawford, Jonny Moseley 05x94: (Feb/11/1998) As Himself (cameo) 
  Sam Neill, Itzhak Perlman 03x79: (Jan/08/1996) As Himself (cameo) 
  Jason Priestley, Lisa Loeb, Lee Marek 03x53: (Nov/22/1995) As Himself (cameo) 
  Rosie O'Donnell, Lou Reed, Neil Patrick Harris 01x87: (Jan/05/1994) As Himself (Cameo) 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  What the Deaf Man Heard 47x01: (Dec/23/1997) As Archibald Thacker 

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) 
  Blood Ties (3) 06x03: (Oct/31/1997) As Felix Wilson 
  Blood Ties (2) 06x02: (Oct/24/1997) As Felix Wilson 
  Blood Ties (2) 06x02: (Oct/24/1997) As Felix Wilson 
  Blood Ties (1) 06x01: (Oct/17/1997) As Felix Wilson 

Stargate SG-1 (1997) 
  Thor's Hammer 01x10: (Sep/26/1997) As Unas (voice) 
  Thor's Hammer 01x10: (Sep/26/1997) As Unas (voice) 

Frasier (1993) 
  Roz's Krantz & Gouldenstein are Dead 04x15: (Mar/11/1997) As Norman 
  Roz's Krantz & Gouldenstein are Dead 04x15: (Mar/11/1997) As Norman 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  The Simpsons Halloween Special V 06x06: (Oct/30/1994) Voiced  Maggie 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) Voiced  Narrator, [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) Voiced  Various (Serock the Preparer | 'The Raven' Narrator), [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) Voiced  Various (Serock the Preparer | 'The Raven' Narrator), [Special Guest Stars]

Picket Fences (1992) 
  System Down 02x18: (Apr/01/1994) As Bryant Thomas 
  System Down 02x18: (Apr/01/1994) As Bryant Thomas 

Law & Order (1990) 
  Profile 04x04: (Oct/13/1993) As Horace McCoy 

MLB All-Star Game (1948) 
  MLB 64th All-Star Game 45x01: (Jul/13/1993) As Himself (The Star-Spangled Banner (recitation)), [Musical Guests]

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  6th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 06x01: (1993) As Himself 
  6th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 06x01: (1993) As Himself 

The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1973) 
  The American Film Institute Salute to Sidney Poitier 20x01: (Apr/04/1992) As Himself 
  The American Film Institute Salute to Sidney Poitier 20x01: (Apr/04/1992) As Himself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 43rd Annual Emmy Awards 43x01: (Aug/25/1991) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series / Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (for 'Gabriel's Fire' / 'Heat Wave') 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Victor/Victorious 03x09: (Jan/19/1989) As Lee Atkins, [Special Guest Stars]
  Victor/Victorious 03x09: (Jan/19/1989) As Lee Atkins, [Special Guest Stars]
  Chariots of Meyer 02x20: (May/05/1988) As Lee Atkins, [Special Guest Stars]

The ABC Afterschool Special (1972) 
  Amy and the Angel 11x01: (Sep/22/1982) As Gabriel, [Starring Roles]

Film Night (1970) 
  The Black Man in the Cinema 01x??: (Apr/11/1971) As Himself 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 28th Annual Golden Globe Awards 28x01: (Feb/05/1971) As Winner: New Star Of The Year - Actor (for 'The Great White Hope') 

Sesame Street (1969) 
  Episode 2 01x02: (Nov/11/1969) As Himself 
  Episode 2 01x02: (Nov/11/1969) As Himself 

NYPD (1967) 
  Candy Man (2) 02x18: (Feb/18/1969) As Candy Latson, [Special Guest Stars]

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  James Earl Jones 22x17: (Feb/02/1969) As Himself 
  James Earl Jones 22x17: (Feb/02/1969) As Himself 

Tarzan (1966) (1966) 
  The Convert 02x16: (Jan/12/1968) As Nerlan 
  To Steal the Rising Sun 01x24: (Feb/24/1967) As Chief Bella 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  These Hands That Heal (4) 05x41: (Feb/01/1966) As Dr. Lou Rush 
  These Hands That Heal (4) 05x41: (Feb/01/1966) As Dr. Lou Rush 
  Gratitude Won't Pay the Bills (2) 05x39: (Jan/25/1966) As Dr. Lou Rush 
  Gratitude Won't Pay the Bills (2) 05x39: (Jan/25/1966) As Dr. Lou Rush 

The Defenders (1961) (1961) 
  Along Came a Spider 01x31: (May/05/1962) As Andrews 

The One Show (2006) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Franklin W. Stern, [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Franklin W. Stern, [Special Guest Stars]
Trivia

James had a problem with speaking growing up. He developed a horrible stutter as a child and later never talked which was concidered "mute" until the end of high school.

Has been known to do voice work on movies such as "Star Wars", "The Lion King" and "Click".

Went to college at the University of Michigan.

Has been married twice, first to actress and singer Julienne Marie and is now married to Cecilia Hart.

Has one child with his current wife.

Quote: "I was a stutterer. I couldn't talk. So my first year of school was my first mute year, and then those mute years continued until I got to high school."

Quote: "The arts have always been an important ingredient to the health of a nation, but we aren't there yet."

James Earl Jones Quotes

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