James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career of more than 60 years became known as one of America's most distinguished and versatile actors and one of the greatest actors in American history. Since his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones has won many awards, including a Tony Award and Golden Globe Award for his role in The Great White Hope. Jones has won three Emmy Awards, including two in the same year in 1991, and he also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the film version of The Great White Hope. He is also known for his voice roles as Darth Vader in the Star Wars film series and Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King as well as many other film, stage, and television roles.

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Cast Credits

The Lion Guard (2016)
Starring as Mufasa
Agent X (2015)
Guest starring as Chief Justice Caleb Thorne (2 episodes)
Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Guest starring as Darth Vader (2 episodes)
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Guest starring as James Earl Jones
House (2004)
Guest starring as President Dibala
Everwood (2002)
Guest starring as Will Cleveland (3 episodes)
Will & Grace (1998)
Guest starring as James Earl Jones
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Unas
Frasier (1993)
Guest starring as Norman Royster
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Maggie
Guest starring as Narrator
  • Episode 9x14: Das Bus (Feb 15, 1998) [Special Guest Star]
L.A. Law (1986)
Guest starring as Lee Atkins (2 episodes)
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Starring as Balthazar
Tony Awards (1967)
Guest starring as James Earl Jones