PHOTO ARCHIVE: Celebrating 50 Years of James Earl Jones Onstage

By Matthew Blank
January 17, 2013

Playbill.com takes a look at James Earl Jones' stage triumphs in a career spanning over 50 years. The actor picked up his fourth Tony Award nomination last year for his performance in The Best Man. Jones celebrates his 82nd birthday on Jan. 17.



Jones won Tonys for The Great White Hope and Fences and received an additional nomination for On Golden Pond.

Happy birthday, James!



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James Earl Jones and Kevin Conway in Of Mice and Men on Broadway, 1974
Photo by Martha Swope