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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[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.
Took acting lessons to control his stutter.
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