Actor | Soundtrack
Was originally set to star in Othello (1981). However, plans fell through due to issues with Equity and Anthony Hopkins was cast instead.
[from "James Earl Jones: Voices and Silences" page 360]: My voice is for hire. My endorsement is not for hire. I will do a voice-over, but I cannot endorse without making a different kind of commitment. My politics are very personal and subjective.
Famous for his deep authoritative voice, used most famously for impressive roles as leaders like Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy and Mufasa both in The Lion King (1994) and The Lion King (2019).
Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
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