He acted in Athol Fugard's play, "Master Harold and the Boys," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
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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.
Attended and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1955.
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