Emcee of UJA-Federation of NY benefit dinner.
1 Print Biography |
3 Interviews |
3 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
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.
Narrated the documentary Black Indians: An American Story
(2001) , which explores issues of racial identity between the mixed-descent peoples of both Native American and African American heritage. Jones himself is a Black Indian.
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