James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

Performer
  • Born: Jan 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi

Roles (27)

cover The Gin Game (2015)
Opened Oct 14, 2015
  • as Weller Martin (Original)
whos who
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You Can't Take It With You Playbill - Opening Night You Can't Take It With You (2014)
Opened Sep 28, 2014
  • as Martin Vanderhof (Original)
You Can't Take It With You Playbill - Opening Night
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The Best Man Playbill - Opening Night The Best Man (2012)
Opened Apr 1, 2012
  • as Former President Arthur Hockstader (Original)
The Best Man - Opening Night
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The 65th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 12, 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards - 2011 (2011)
Opened Jun 12, 2011
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
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Driving Miss Daisy Playbill - Opening Night Driving Miss Daisy (2010)
Opened Oct 25, 2010
  • as Hoke Coleburn (Original)
Driving Miss Daisy - Opening Night
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Playbill - Opening Night Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2008)
Opened Mar 6, 2008
  • as Big Daddy (Original)
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof - Opening Night
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The 60th Annual Tony Awards - June 11, 2006 The 60th Annual Tony Awards - 2006 (2006)
Opened Jun 11, 2006
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
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The 59th Annual Tony Awards - June 5, 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards - 2005 (2005)
Opened Jun 5, 2005
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
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On Golden Pond Playbill - Opening Night, March 2005 On Golden Pond (2005)
Opened Apr 7, 2005
  • as Norman Thayer, Jr. (Original)
On Golden Pond - Opening Night
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2008 Special Award Winner
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play Fences Winner
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play Paul Robeson Nominee
1973 Outstanding Performance Hamlet Winner
1973 Outstanding Performance The Cherry Orchard Winner
1971 Outstanding Performance Les Blancs Winner
1969 Outstanding Performance The Great White Hope Winner
1965 Vernon Rice Award Othello Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2012 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play The Best Man Winner
2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Winner
2005 Outstanding Actor in a Play On Golden Pond Nominee
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play Fences Winner
Theatre World Awards
1962 Theatre World Award Moon on a Rainbow Shawl Winner
Tony Award
2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
2012 Best Actor in a Play The Best Man Nominee
2005 Best Actor in a Play On Golden Pond Nominee
1987 Best Actor in a Play Fences Winner
1969 Best Actor in a Play The Great White Hope Winner
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