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JAMES EARL JONES

James Earl Jones

1 AWARD THIS YEAR

A two-time Tony Award-winner, James Earl Jones has performed on stage, television, and in films and continues to receive accolades from every corner of the entertainment industry.
1 AWARD THIS YEAR
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

BIO

In 1957 James Earl Jones made his Broadway debut. Since that time he has performed on stage, television, and in films and continues to receive accolades from every corner of the entertainment industry. In addition to having won two Tony Awards for his work on Broadway in The Great White Hope and Fences, Jones has garnered much praise for more recent stage roles including those he performed in the Broadway productions of On Golden Pond, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Driving Miss Daisy, The Best Man, You Can’t Take It With You, and The Gin Game.

Among his numerous and distinguished awards, Jones has received the National Medal of Arts, The John F. Kennedy Center Honor, and most recently in 2011, The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented him with an honorary Oscar.

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