What are 3 things about James Earl Jones?

Please tell what he did and what movies he was in. Please don't say star wars, I already know that.

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  • 8 years ago
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    He's well known for the voices of the lion King Mufasa in the Disney movie "The Lion King", Darth Vader in "Star Wars", the voice of CNN ("This is CNN"), and the voice played during Verizon phone calls ("Welcome to Verizon")

    He is the only actor to win two Emmys in the same year (1991) as Best Actor for his role in "Gabriel's Fire" and as Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Heat Wave".

    It's interesting to note that for someone with such a well known voice now, he had difficulty speaking when he was young. As a child, Jones had a stutter. He took acting lessons to help him get over it.

    He was the first established celebrity to appear on "Sesame Street" (in 1969).

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  • 8 years ago

    Star Wars of Course; He was a bit of an action hero in Swashbuckler, and a very bad man in Conan the Barbarian. He was nominated for an Oscar For Great White Hope, and won the Golden Globe for that same role.

    Source(s): http://bitly.com/jtufgI Revenge of the Sith http://bit.ly/oZmGkz Swashbuckler, http://bit.ly/pXpNto Conan the Barbarian.
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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    He was awesome in Field of Dreams, as the author who had become disillusioned with society and became a recluse, until Ray forces him to go with him to a baseball game. I believe he won an some type of award for The Great White Hope which was about boxing. He is the voice of CNN.

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  • haken
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

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