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Actor James Earl Jones

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Actor James Earl Jones

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Actor James Earl Jones

Actor James Earl Jones

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Jones is one of the distinctive voices of our time, yet few people know he fights a stutter. The Tony-Award winning actor took just one day to record the voice track for Darth Vader in Star Wars. That performance lead to many commercial voice-over projects. There's a new Star Wars trilogy on DVD. This show was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1993.

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