James Earl Jones

Highest Rated:
100% Africa: The Serengeti (1994)
Lowest Rated:
0% Casper - A Spirited Beginning (1997)
Birthday:
Jan 17
Birthplace:
Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
Bio:
Possessing one of the most instantly recognizable voices in entertainment history, James Earl Jones is one of America's most distinguished and versatile actors. Although best-known to many people as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars or as the booming "Voice of CNN," Jones has led a decades-old…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
22% Gimme Shelter
  • Frank McCarthy
$1.4M 2014
11% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
  • Ruben
-- 2014
Joe Papp In Five Acts
  • Actor
-- 2012
90% The Lion King
  • Mufasa
$94.2M 2011
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
  • Actor
-- 2010
87% Earth (Disneynature's Earth) (Planet Earth)
  • Narrator
$32.0M 2009
Jack and the Beanstalk
  • The Giant
-- 2009
18% Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Darth Vader
$35.1M 2008
22% Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
  • Papa Jenkins
$42.2M 2008
Twenty Five Years of Circle in the Square
  • Actor
-- 2007
The Magic 7
  • Actor
-- 2007
11% The Benchwarmers
  • Darth Vader
$57.7M 2006
37% Scary Movie 4
  • Narrator
$90.7M 2006
Searching for Orson
  • Actor
-- 2006
Ali Rap
  • Actor
-- 2006
The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy
  • Narrator
-- 2006
The Clinton 12
  • Actor
-- 2006
Clay Classics: God's Trombones
  • Actor
-- 2005
Afro Promo
  • Actor
-- 2005
The Reading Room
  • William Campbell
-- 2005
80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D
  • Darth Vader
$380.2M 2005
64% Robots
  • Voice Box at Hardware Store
$128.1M 2005
40% The Sandlot 2
  • Mr. Mertle
-- 2005
God's Trombones
  • Actor
-- 2005
68% The Spongebob Squarepants Movie
  • Actor
$85.4M 2004
Nine Dog Christmas: The Movie
  • Actor
-- 2004
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 2004
Black Indians: An American Story
  • Actor
-- 2004
The Great Year
  • Actor
-- 2004
100% Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • Actor
-- 2004
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
  • Actor
-- 2004
Paul Robeson: James Earl Jones One-Man Show
  • Actor
-- 2004
Stories to Remember - Noah's Ark
  • Actor
-- 2003
American Legends
  • Actor
-- 2001
The Feast of All Saints
  • Older Marcel
-- 2001
60% Finder's Fee
  • Avery Phillips
-- 2001
Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street
  • Actor
-- 2001
Black Indians: An American Story
  • Narrator
-- 2000
Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (Hellbent)
  • Morrison
-- 2000
70% The Annihilation of Fish
  • Fish
-- 2000
Summer's End
  • Actor
-- 2000
82% Fantasia 2000
  • Narrator
-- 2000
Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light
  • Actor
-- 1999
Undercover Angel
  • Actor
-- 1999
On the Qt
  • Leo
-- 1999
Our Friend, Martin
  • Actor
-- 1999
Santa and Pete
  • Grandpa Nicholas
-- 1999
Bingo Long And His Traveling All Stars
  • Actor
-- 1998
Alone
  • Actor
-- 1998
80% Merlin
  • Mountain King
-- 1998
33% The Lion King 2 - Simba's Pride
  • Mufasa
-- 1998
What the Deaf Man Heard
  • Actor
-- 1997
56% Gang Related
  • Arthur Baylor
-- 1997
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1997
Horton Foote's Alone
  • Actor
-- 1997
0% Casper - A Spirited Beginning
  • Kibosh
-- 1997
Century of Black Cinema
  • Actor
-- 1997
The Second Civil War
  • Actor
-- 1997
Timepiece
  • Lawrence Flynn
-- 1996
81% Looking for Richard
  • Interviewee
-- 1996
73% A Family Thing
  • Ray Murdock
-- 1996
Dreamfield
  • Host
-- 1996
Rebound: The Legend of Earl The Goat Manigault
  • Actor
-- 1996
Good Luck
  • James Bing
-- 1996
85% Cry, the Beloved Country
  • Father Stephen Kumalo
-- 1995
Making of Jurassic Park
  • Host
-- 1995
People
  • Actor
-- 1995
33% Jefferson in Paris
  • Madison Hemings
-- 1995
18% Judge Dredd
  • Narrator
-- 1995
Bah! Humbug!
  • Actor
-- 1994
53% The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
  • Himself (uncredited)
-- 1994
God's Trombones: A Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 1994
100% Africa: The Serengeti
  • Narrator
-- 1994
19% Clean Slate
  • Dolby
-- 1994
82% Clear and Present Danger
  • Admiral James Greer
-- 1994
The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story
  • Vernon Johns
-- 1994
Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama
  • Actor
-- 1993
63% Sommersby
  • Judge Issacs
-- 1993
Dreamrider
  • Actor
-- 1993
29% The Meteor Man
  • Mr. Moses
-- 1993
57% The Sandlot
  • Mr. Mertle
  • Director
-- 1993
Percy and Thunder
  • Percy
-- 1993
Dream Rider
  • Actor
-- 1993
Excessive Force
  • Jake
-- 1993
Stories From the Black Tradition
  • Actor
-- 1992
Freddie as F.R.O.7 (Freddie the Frog)
  • Actor
-- 1992
Lincoln - The Making of a President: 1860 - 1862
  • Narrator
-- 1992
81% Sneakers
  • Mr. Bernard Abbott
-- 1992
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories
  • Actor
-- 1992
Lincoln - The Pivotal Year: 1863
  • Narrator
-- 1992
Lincoln - "I Want to Finish This Job": 1864
  • Narrator
-- 1992
Great Bears of Alaska
  • Actor
-- 1992
Lincoln - "Now He Belongs to the Ages": 1865
  • Narrator
-- 1992
Stories to Remember - Noah's Ark
  • Narrator
-- 1992
76% Patriot Games
  • Admiral James Greer
-- 1992
Greatest Adventure Stories From the Bible - Queen Esther
  • Actor
-- 1991
JFK Conspiracy
  • Actor
-- 1991
Scorchers
  • Bear
-- 1991
43% True Identity
  • Himself
-- 1991
The Ambulance
  • Lt. Spencer
-- 1990
Convicts
  • Ben Johnson
-- 1990
Ivory Hunters
  • Inspector Nkuru
-- 1990
96% The Hunt for Red October
  • Admiral James Greer
-- 1990
Heat Wave
  • Junius Johnson
-- 1990
By Dawn's Early Light
  • Alice
-- 1990
Terrorgram
  • Retribution
-- 1990
Last Flight Out
  • Al Topping
-- 1990
15% Three Fugitives
  • Detective Dugan
-- 1989
Best of the Best
  • Coach Couzo
-- 1989
JFK: The Day the Nation Cried
  • Actor
-- 1989
87% Field of Dreams
  • Terence Mann
-- 1989
Insects - The Little Things That Run the World
  • Actor
-- 1989
68% Coming to America
  • King Jaffe Joffer
-- 1988
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
  • Emperor of the Night
-- 1987
Hard Road to Glory, A - The Black Athlete in America
  • Narrator
-- 1987
43% Gardens of Stone
  • Sgt. Maj. "Goody" Nelson
-- 1987
93% Matewan
  • Few Clothes Johnson
-- 1987
My Little Girl
  • Mr. Bailey
-- 1987
14% Soul Man
  • Prof. Banks
-- 1986
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold
  • Umslopogaas
-- 1986
Great Bible Stories - Moses
  • Actor
-- 1986
Greatest Adventure Stories From the Bible - Moses
  • Actor
-- 1985
City Limits
  • Albert
-- 1985
Atlanta Child Murders
  • Major Walker
-- 1985
The Vegas Casino War
  • Jack Madrid
-- 1984
78% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
  • Darth Vader
-- 1983
The Flight of Dragons
  • Omadon
-- 1982
Blood Tide (Demon Island) (The Red Tide) (Bloodtide)
  • Frye
-- 1982
77% Conan the Barbarian
  • Thulsa Doom
-- 1982
Amy and the Angel
  • The Angel Gabriel
-- 1982
96% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Darth Vader
-- 1980
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (The Mad Messiah)
  • Father Divine
-- 1980
Bushido Blade
  • Harpooner
-- 1979
Paul Robeson
  • Actor
-- 1979
40% Star Wars: Holiday Special
  • Actor
-- 1978
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali
  • Malcolm X
-- 1977
93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  • Darth Vader
-- 1977
Jesus of Nazareth
  • Balthazar
-- 1977
22% Exorcist II - The Heretic
  • Kokumo
-- 1977
33% The Last Remake of Beau Geste
  • Abdul
-- 1977
A Piece of the Action
  • Joshua Burke
-- 1977
Deadly Hero
  • Rabbit
-- 1976
Swashbuckler
  • Nick Debrett
-- 1976
The River Niger
  • Johnny Williams
-- 1976
87% The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
  • Leon
-- 1976
The UFO Incident (Interrupted Journey)
  • Actor
-- 1975
King Lear
  • King Lear
-- 1974
Claudine
  • Roop
-- 1974
Malcolm X: His Own Story As It Really Happened
  • Narrator
-- 1972
Malcolm X
  • Actor
-- 1972
The Man
  • Douglas Dilman
-- 1972
King - Montgomery to Memphis
  • Actor
-- 1970
33% The Great White Hope
  • Jack Jefferson
-- 1970
End of the Road
  • Dr. D
-- 1970
27% The Comedians
  • Dr. Magiot
-- 1967
100% Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Lt. Lothar Zogg
-- 1964
Ebony Elegance
  • Actor
-- 1958
Lone Star Kid
  • Actor
--
Guys With Guns
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Big Bang Theory
2007-2015
  • Himself
2014
House
2004-2012
  • Dibala
2009
Two and a Half Men
2003-2014
2008
Everwood
2002-2006
  • Will Cleveland
2003 - 2004
Will & Grace
1998-2006
2003
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Horace McCoy
1993
The Simpsons
1989-2015
  • Serak
1990

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Quotes from James Earl Jones's Characters

    1. Scar: I was on first until that little hair ball was borned.
    2. Mufasa: That hair ball is my son and your future king.
    From The Lion King. Submitted by Javis C (5 months ago)
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