Appeared in "Danton's Death" on Broadway (revival). Written by Georg Buchner
. New English version by Herbert Blau
(also director). Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 21 Oct 1965-27 Nov 1965 (46 performances + 10 previews that began on 12 Oct 1965). Cast: Ruth Attaway
, Frank Bayer, Stanley Beck, Alan Bergmann, Roscoe Lee Browne
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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.
At the same time James Earl Jones was performing as Big Daddy in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in London, the Tate Modern was doing an exhibition on Star Wars iconography during the Iraq War.
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