Narrator of the documentary "The Mississippi River", for the Riverpark Museum in Tunica, Mississippi, USA, located mere miles from Jones' birthplace in Arkabutla, Mississippi.
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James Earl Boggins Jones
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[from "James Earl Jones: Voices and Silences" page 360]: My voice is for hire. My endorsement is not for hire. I will do a voice-over, but I cannot endorse without making a different kind of commitment. My politics are very personal and subjective.
To help get over his stuttering, he would write poetry, and his schoolteachers would let him read it in front of the class.
Famous for his deep authoritative voice, used most famously for impressive roles as leaders like Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy and Mufasa in The Lion King