Narrator of the beginning of NBC's TV coverage of the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony (voice over).
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James Earl Boggins Jones
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on the terrible stutter he suffered from as a young man]: One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.
Is one of only 14 individuals who are an "EGOT", meaning that he has received at least one of all of the four major entertainment awards: an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. The other recipients, in chronological order, are Richard Rodgers, Barbra Streisand, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols, ...
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