TV commercial (voice-over): Georgia-Pacific "highway".
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James Earl Boggins Jones
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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When I read that part in the script where it said, "Luke, I am your father", I thought, "He's lying. I have to see how they carry this lie out.".
Son of prizefighter-turned-actor Robert Earl Jones
, from whom he was (allegedly) estranged long into adulthood. Yet they starred together in a well-received stage revival of John Steinbeck
's "Of Mice and Men", as Lennie Small and Crooks, respectively (Kevin Conway
also starred in the play, as George Milton).
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