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James Earl Jones Overview:

Actor, James Earl Jones, was born on Jan 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, MS. As of December 2018, James Earl Jones was 88 years old.



Although Earl Jones was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Oscar Award in 2011 To James Earl Jones for his legacy of consistent excellence and uncommon versatility.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1970Best ActorThe Great White Hope (1970)Jack JeffersonNominated

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

2011Honorary AwardTo James Earl Jones for his legacy of consistent excellence and uncommon versatility


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His first time acting was at the Ramsdell Theater in Manistee, Michigan.

Is a United States Army veteran and former member of the 75th Rangers Regiment.

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.

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