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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 Anaconda (1997), Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Transformers (2007). He was previously married to Marcheline Bertrand and Lauri Peters. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Anaconda
Anaconda Paul Serone
(1997)
Midnight Cowboy
Midnight Cowboy Joe Buck
(1969)
Transformers
Transformers Defense Secretary John Keller
(2007)
Deliverance
(1972)

Filmography

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  Reagan (pre-production)
George P. Shultz
 2013-2017 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Mickey Donovan
- Time Takes a Cigarette (2017) ... Mickey Donovan
- Michael (2017) ... Mickey Donovan
- Bob the Builder (2017) ... Mickey Donovan
- Mister Lucky (2017) ... Mickey Donovan
- Horses (2017) ... Mickey Donovan
 2017 Same Kind of Different as Me
Earl Hall
 2016 JL Ranch
John
 2016 American Wrestler: The Wizard
Principal Skinner
 2015 A Christmas Eve Miracle
Jerry the Dog (voice)
 2015 Woodlawn
Paul Bryant
 2015 Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby (Video)
Moriarty
 2015 Court of Conscience (Short)
Father Peter
 2014 Deadly Lessons
Dr. Crazx
 2013 Dracula: The Dark Prince
Van Helsing
 2013 Getaway
The Voice
 2012/II Beyond
Jon Koski
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series)
Clint Thatcher
- One in Every Family (2010) ... Clint Thatcher
- Pilot (2010) ... Clint Thatcher
- Reverse ... Clint Thatcher
- Small Time ... Clint Thatcher
- Unveiled ... Clint Thatcher
 2009 24 (TV Series)
Jonas Hodges
- Day 7: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2009) ... Jonas Hodges (uncredited)
- Day 7: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2009) ... Jonas Hodges
- Day 7: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2009) ... Jonas Hodges
- Day 7: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2009) ... Jonas Hodges
- Day 7: 1:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. (2009) ... Jonas Hodges
 2008 24 (TV Movie)
Jonas Hodges
 2008 Four Christmases
Creighton
 2008 An American Carol
George Washington
 2008 Pride and Glory
Francis Tierney, Sr.
 2008 Tropic Thunder
Jon Voight - Awards Ceremony
 2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Patrick Gates
 2007 September Dawn
Jacob Samuelson
 2007 Bratz
Principal Dimly
 2007 Transformers
Defense Secretary John Keller
 2006 Deadly Lessons
Dr. Crazx
 2006 Glory Road
Adolph Rupp
 2005 Pope John Paul II (TV Mini-Series)
Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla
 2005 The Karate Dog (TV Movie)
Hamilton Cage
 2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie)
Eddie
 2004 National Treasure
Patrick Gates
 2004 Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
Bill Biscane / Kane
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate
Senator Thomas Jordan
 2003 Holes
Mr. Sir
 2003 Jasper, Texas (TV Movie)
Billy Rowles
 2002 Second String (TV Movie)
Coach Chuck Dichter
 2001 Ali
Howard Cosell
 2001 Uprising (TV Movie)
Major-General Jurgen Stroop
 2001 Zoolander
Larry Zoolander
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Lord Richard Croft
 2001 Pearl Harbor
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
 2001 Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (TV Mini-Series)
Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim) - Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim) - Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim) - Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.
 1999 The Prince and the Surfer
Presenter (uncredited)
 1999 A Dog of Flanders
Michel
 1999 Noah's Ark (TV Mini-Series)
Noah
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Noah
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Noah
 1999 Boys Will Be Boys (TV Movie)
Lt. Palladino
 1999 Varsity Blues
Coach Kilmer
 1998 Enemy of the State
Thomas Brian Reynolds
 1998 The General
Inspector Ned Kenny
 1998 The Fixer (TV Movie)
Jack Killoran
 1997 The Rainmaker
Leo F. Drummond
 1997 Most Wanted
Gen. Adam Woodward / Lt. Col. Grant Casey
 1997 U Turn
Blind Man
 1997 Anaconda
Paul Serone
 1997 Rosewood
John Wright
 1996 Mission: Impossible
Jim Phelps
 1995 Heat
Nate
 1995 Convict Cowboy (TV Movie)
Ry Weston
 1995 The Tin Soldier (TV Movie)
Yarik
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Jon Voight
- The Mom and Pop Store (1994) ... Jon Voight
 1993 Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Woodrow F. Call
- The Passing (1993) ... Captain Woodrow F. Call
- The Legacy (1993) ... Captain Woodrow F. Call
- The Forge (1993) ... Captain Woodrow F. Call
- The Vision (1993) ... Captain Woodrow F. Call
 1993 The Rainbow Warrior (TV Movie)
Peter Willcox
 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
 1985 Runaway Train
Oscar 'Manny' Manheim
 1983 Table for Five
J. P. Tannen
 1982 Lookin' to Get Out
Alex Kovac
 1979 The Champ
Billy
 1978 Coming Home
Luke Martin
 1975 End of the Game
Walter Tschanz (as John Voight)
 1974 The Odessa File
Peter Miller
 1974 Conrack
Pat Conroy
 1973 The All-American Boy
Vic Bealer
 1972 Deliverance
Ed
 1970 Catch-22
1st Lt. Milo Minderbinder
 1969 Out of It
Russ
 1969 Midnight Cowboy
Joe Buck
 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)
Adam
- The Bombers (1967) ... Adam
 1967 Hour of the Gun
Curly Bill Brocius
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Peter Wicklow
- The Rebels (1967) ... Peter Wicklow
 1967 Fearless Frank
Fearless Frank
 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 Binks
- Alive and Still a Second Lieutenant (1963) ... Victor Binks
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Other Works:

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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6 Interviews | 10 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Voight

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

We were traumatized in the Sixties and all of that behavior-the dancing in circles, the smoking pot and saying "all we need is love"-it was because we couldn't identify evil; we couldn't believe in evil-we didn't want to believe in evil so we just hid from it. It was a very disturbing time. Some of it-let everybody do their thing and all that stuff-was OK in terms of getting to the truth of ... See more »

Trivia:

The ringtone on his phone plays "Everybody's Talkin'" (from Midnight Cowboy (1969)). See more »

Trademark:

Models a unique voice and accent for each role

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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