James Earl Jones

Biography

James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is a multi-award-winning American actor of theater and film, well known for his distinctive bass voice and for his portrayal of characters of substance, gravitas and leadership. He is known for providing the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars franchise and...

77 titles Acting

Coming 2 America

2021 · Roi Jaffe Joffer

6.6

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

2019 · Darth Vader (voice)

The Lion King

2019 · Mufasa (voice)

5.5

Warning Shot

2018 · Pendleton

Driving Miss Daisy

2014 · Hoke Colburn

6.5

Gimme Shelter

2013 · Frank McCarthy

4.8

Jack and the Beanstalk

2009 · The Giant (voice)

5.5

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

2008 · Papa Jenkins

5.6

The Benchwarmers

2006 · Darth Vader (voice)

4.5

The Sandlot 2

2005 · Mr. Mertle

7.4

The Reading Room

2005 ·

6.3

Robots

2005 · Voice Box at Hardware Store (voice)

6.5

Recess Christmas: Miracle On Third Street

2001 · Mister (voice)

6.4

Finder's Fee

2001 · Avery Phillips

6.7

Feast of All Saints

2001 · Older Marcel

7.1

Summer's End

2000 · Dr. William 'Bill' Blakely

6.6

The Annihilation of Fish

1999 · Fish

Santa and Pete

1999 · James Earl Jones

6.5

Undercover Angel

1999 · The Judge

6.6

Our Friend, Martin

1999 · Daddy King (voice)

6.7

Primary Colors

1998 · CNN Voiceover (voice)

6.5

Gang Related

1997 · Arthur Baylor

5.9

Alone

1997 · Grey

4.6

Casper: A Spirited Beginning

1997 · Kibosh (voice)

7.2

What the Deaf Man Heard

1997 · Archibald Thacker

6.8

The Second Civil War

1997 · Jim Kalla

7.0

A Family Thing

1996 · Ray Murdock

6.7

Timepiece

1996 · Lawrence

6.9

Cry, the Beloved Country

1995 · Rev. Stephen Kumalo

5.7

Jefferson in Paris

1995 · Madison Hemings

5.7

Clean Slate

1994 · John Dolby

7.1

The Vernon Johns Story

1994 · Vernon Johns

8.5

The Lion King

1994 · King Mufasa (voice)

Confessions: Two Faces of Evil

1994 · Charles Lloyd

6.2

Sommersby

1993 · Judge Barry Conrad Issacs

5.1

The Meteor Man

1993 · Earnest Moses

Hallelujah

1993 · Old Man Taylor

7.8

The Sandlot

1993 · Mr. Mertle

5.4

Excessive Force

1993 · Jake

7.1

Sneakers

1992 · NSA Agent Bernard Abbott

6.9

Patriot Games

1992 · Adm. James Greer

5.9

Convicts

1991 · Ben Johnson

6.0

Scorchers

1991 · Bear

5.4

Grim Prairie Tales

1990 · Morrison

6.1

Last Flight Out

1990 · Al Topping

5.9

The Ambulance

1990 · Lt. Spencer

7.1

By Dawn's Early Light

1990 · Looking Glass General - 'Alice'

6.8

Heat Wave

1990 · Junius Johnson

7.5

Field of Dreams

1989 · Terrence Mann

6.1

Three Fugitives

1989 · Dugan

6.4

Best of the Best

1989 · Frank Couzo

5.2

Terrorgram

1988 · Retribution (voice)

7.0

Coming to America

1988 · King Jaffe Joffer

6.8

Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night

1987 · Emperor of the Night (voice)

6.4

Gardens of Stone

1987 · Sgt. Maj.'Goody' Nelson

7.9

Matewan

1987 · 'Few Clothes' Johnson

4.6

My Little Girl

1986 · Ike Bailey

5.2

Soul Man

1986 · Professor Banks

2.1

City Limits

1984 · Albert

5.5

The Vegas Strip War

1984 · Jack Madrid

8.3

Return of the Jedi

1983 · Voice of Darth Vader (voice)

3.7

Blood Tide

1982 · Frye

6.9

Conan the Barbarian

1982 · Thulsa Doom

7.8

The Flight of Dragons

1982 · Ommadon

5.3

The Bushido Blade

1981 · The Prisoner

The Me Nobody Knows

1980 · Self

Paul Robeson

1979 · Paul Robeson

2.1

The Star Wars Holiday Special

1978 · Darth Vader (voice)

6.1

The Last Remake of Beau Geste

1977 · Sheikh

8.6

Star Wars

1977 · Darth Vader (voice)

6.4

A Piece of the Action

1977 · Joshua Burke

5.9

The Greatest

1977 · Malcolm X

6.0

Swashbuckler

1976 · Nick Debrett

6.2

The River Niger

1976 · Johnny Williams

6.9

The UFO Incident

1975 · Barney Hill

5.8

Deadly Hero

1975 · Rabbit Shazam

7.2

Claudine

1974 · Rupert D. "Roop" Marshall

8.7

King Lear

1974 · King Lear

6.8

The Cay

1974 · Timothy

7.0

The Great White Hope

1970 · Jack Jefferson

6.6

End of the Road

1970 · Doctor D

6.5

The Comedians

1967 · Dr. Magiot