Actor James Earl Jones His is one of the distinctive voices of our time, yet few people know he fights a stutter; Jones' stage work off-Broadway in Jean Genet's The Blacks and Athol Fugard's The Blood Knot lead to a Broadway success in The Great White Way, for which Jones won a Tony. His work in August Wilson's Fences won him another. It took one day to record the voice track for Darth Vader in Star Wars: a performance which lead to many other commercial voice-over projects. A new edition of his memoir Voices and Silences has just been published.
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Actor James Earl Jones

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Actor James Earl Jones

Actor James Earl Jones

Actor James Earl Jones

Only Available in Archive Formats.

His is one of the distinctive voices of our time, yet few people know he fights a stutter; Jones' stage work off-Broadway in Jean Genet's The Blacks and Athol Fugard's The Blood Knot lead to a Broadway success in The Great White Way, for which Jones won a Tony. His work in August Wilson's Fences won him another. It took one day to record the voice track for Darth Vader in Star Wars: a performance which lead to many other commercial voice-over projects. A new edition of his memoir Voices and Silences has just been published.