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Jon Voight

Jon Voight was born on December 29, 1938 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Jonathan Vincent Voight. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible (1996), Heat (1995) and Transformers (2007). He was previously married to Marcheline Bertrand and Lauri Peters. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Veterans Day (announced)
 2015 Court of Conscience (Short) (post-production)
Father Peter
  Reagan (pre-production)
George P. Shultz
 2016 The Wizard
Principal Skinner
 2015 A Christmas Eve Miracle
Jerry the Dog
 2015 Woodlawn
Paul Bryant
 2014 Deadly Lessons
Dr. Crazx
 2013 Getaway
The Voice
 2012/II Beyond
Jon Koski
 2008 24 (TV Movie)
Jonas Hodges
 2007 September Dawn
Jacob Samuelson
 2006 Deadly Lessons
Dr. Crazx
 2005 The Karate Dog (TV Movie)
Hamilton Cage
 2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie)
 2003 Holes
Mr. Sir
 2003 Jasper, Texas (TV Movie)
Billy Rowles
 2001 Uprising (TV Movie)
Major-General Jurgen Stroop
 1999 The Prince and the Surfer
Presenter (uncredited)
 1999 A Dog of Flanders
 1999 Noah's Ark (TV Mini-Series)
 1999 Boys Will Be Boys (TV Movie)
Lt. Palladino
 1999 Varsity Blues
Coach Kilmer
 1998 The General
Inspector Ned Kenny
 1998 The Fixer (TV Movie)
Jack Killoran
 1997 Most Wanted
Gen. Adam Woodward / Lt. Col. Grant Casey
 1997 U Turn
Blind Man
 1997 Rosewood
John Wright
 1995 Heat
 1995 Convict Cowboy (TV Movie)
Ry Weston
 1995 The Tin Soldier (TV Movie)
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Jon Voight
- The Mom and Pop Store (1994) ... Jon Voight
 1992 The Last of His Tribe (TV Movie)
Professor Alfred Kroeber
 1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning (TV Movie)
Dr. Robert Gale
 1990/II Eternity
Edward / James
 1986 Desert Bloom
Jack Chismore
 1983 Table for Five
J. P. Tannen
 1979 The Champ
 1975 End of the Game
Walter Tschanz (as John Voight)
 1973 The All-American Boy
Vic Bealer
 1972 Deliverance
 1969 Out of It
 1966-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Steven Downing / Cory / Petter Karlgren
- The Prisoner (1969) ... Steven Downing
- Prairie Wolfer (1967) ... Cory
- The Newcomers (1966) ... Petter Karlgren
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Bill Mason
- Without Honor (1968) ... Bill Mason
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- The Bombers (1967) ... Adam
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Peter Wicklow
- The Rebels (1967) ... Peter Wicklow
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Capt. Karl Holtke
- Graveyard (1966) ... Capt. Karl Holtke
 1966 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series)
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Cliff Wakeman / Alan Link
- The Brother Killers (1963) ... Cliff Wakeman
- The Colossus (1963) ... Alan Link
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Victor Banks
- Alive and Still a Second Lieutenant (1963) ... Victor Banks
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He appears in a little skit for the Britney Spears song, "Born to make you happy" on the HBO music special, Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas (2001). In the skit, he's reading a bedtime story to a little girl, most likely supposed to be a young Britney. See more »

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In most ways it was a damn good picture. But if we remade Midnight Cowboy (1969) today, the whole relationship between Buck and Ratso would have to be sexualized or at least made, you know, like in love... to be sexually or erotically honest. See more »


In 2000, Voight became involved with the Florida Holocaust Museum and worked very closely with then-Executive Director Larry Wasser (deceased 2003) and President John Loftus, famous U.S. Justice Department official, author and former prosecutor. Voight serves today as an advisory member of their Board. His contributions in supporting the Florida Holocaust Museums programs have made a long-lasting... See more »


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