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Jon Voight

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. He has received an Academy Award, out of four nominations, and three Golden Globe Awards, out of nine nominations. Voight came to prominence in the late 1960s with his performance as a would-be gigolo in Midnight Cowboy (1969). During the 1970s, he became a Hollywood star with his portrayals of a businessman mixed up with murder in Deliverance (1972), a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Coming Home (1978), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, and a penniless ex-boxing champion in The Champ (1979). Although his output slowed during the 1980s, Voight received critical acclaim for his performance as a ruthless bank robber in Runaway Train (1985). During the 1990s, he most notably starred as an unscrupulous showman attorney in The Rainmaker (1997). Voight gave critically acclaimed biographical performances during the 2000s, appearing as sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali (2001), as Nazi officer Jürgen Stroop in Uprising (2001), and as Pope John Paul II in the television film of the same name (2005). Voight is the father of actress Angelina Jolie. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jon Voight, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 29, 1938 In Yonkers, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Man In The Arena 2020-07-01
Known For
Poster of National Treasure
Poster of Enemy of the State
Poster of Heat
Poster of Seinfeld
Movie Man In The Arena Narrator 2020-07-01
Movie Hal Himself 2019-03-28
Movie Surviving The Wild Gus 2018-01-05
Movie Orphan Horse Ben Crowley 2018-11-20
Movie American Wrestler: The Wizard Principle Skinner 2017-05-16
Movie Same Kind of Different as Me Earl Hall 2017-10-20
Movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Henry Shaw Sr 2016-11-16
Movie Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby Moriarty 2015-08-20
Movie Woodlawn Paul Bryant 2015-10-15
Movie Court of Conscience Father Peter 2015-12-31
Movie A Christmas Eve Miracle Jerry the Dog 2015-11-24
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Himself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt Moriarty 2014-06-24
Movie The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films Himself 2014-10-22
Movie Baby Geniuses 3: Baby Squad Investigators Moriarty 2013-02-03
Series Ray Donovan Mickey Donovan 2013-06-30
Movie Dracula – The Dark Prince Van Helsing 2013-10-15
Movie Getaway The Voice 2013-08-29
Movie Beyond Jon Koski 2012-03-29
Movie Top Priority: The Terror Within Himself - Academy Award Winning Actor (archive footage) 2012-06-15
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Movie Pablo Himself 2012-10-17
Movie Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good Self 2011-07-29
Series Lone Star 2010-09-20
Movie Stardust Himself (uncredited) 2010-10-16
Movie Clarkworld himself 2009-11-03
Movie Tropic Thunder Jon Voight 2008-08-09
Movie Pride and Glory Francis Tierney, Sr. 2008-09-09
Movie Four Christmases Creighton 2008-11-26
Movie An American Carol President George Washington 2008-10-03
Movie 24: Redemption Jonas Hodges 2008-11-23
Movie September Dawn Jacob Samuelson 2007-05-17
Movie Transformers John Keller 2007-06-27
Movie Bratz Principal Dimly 2007-08-03
Movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets Patrick Gates 2007-12-13
Movie Glory Road Adolph Rupp 2006-01-13
Movie Controversy and Acclaim: The Timelessness of a Groundbreaking Film Interviewee 2006-02-21
Movie The Foreign Eye 2006-10-26
Movie After Midnight: Reflecting on a Classic 35 Years Later Interviewee 2006-02-21
Series Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla 2005-12-04
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Senator Thomas Jordan (D-CT) 2004-07-30
Movie The Karate Dog Hamilton Cage 2004-05-05
Movie Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Bill Biscane / Kane 2004-08-27
Movie National Treasure Patrick Gates 2004-11-19
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Movie The Five People You Meet In Heaven Edward 2004-12-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Holes Marion Sevillo "Mr. Sir" 2003-04-18
Movie Jasper, Texas Billy Rowles 2003-06-08
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Himself 2003-04-25
Movie Second String Coach Chuck Dichter 2002-12-18
Movie Zoolander Larry Zoolander 2001-09-28
Movie Pearl Harbor Franklin D. Roosevelt 2001-05-21
Movie Uprising SS-Brigadeführer Jürgen Stroop 2001-01-01
Movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Lord Richard Croft 2001-06-11
Movie Ali Howard Cosell 2001-12-11
Series Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Siggy 2001-12-02
Movie Britney Spears: Live from Las Vegas Storyteller 2001-11-18
Movie A Constant Forge 2000-01-01
Movie Boys Will Be Boys Lt. Palladino 1999-02-24
Movie Varsity Blues Coach Bud Kilmer 1999-01-15
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie A Dog of Flanders Michel 1999-08-27
Movie The Prince and the Surfer Narrator 1999-12-21
Movie A Tribute To Johnny Cash Host 1999-06-04
Series Noah's Ark Noah 1999-05-04
Movie The General Inspector Ned Kenny 1998-05-01
Movie The Fixer Jack Killoran 1998-03-08
Movie Enemy of the State Thomas Brian Reynolds 1998-11-20
Movie Anaconda Paul Serone 1997-04-11
Movie Rosewood John Wright 1997-02-21
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie U Turn Blind Man 1997-10-03
Movie The Rainmaker Leo F. Drummond 1997-11-18
Movie Most Wanted Gen. Adam Woodward, alias Lt. Col. Grant Casey 1997-10-10
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Mission: Impossible Jim Phelps 1996-05-22
Movie Heat Nate 1995-12-15
Movie The Tin Soldier Yarik 1995-05-27
Movie Convict Cowboy Ry Weston 1995-07-15
Movie The Rainbow Warrior Peter Willcox 1993-05-22
Series Return to Lonesome Dove Woodrow F. Call 1993-11-14
Movie The Last of His Tribe Professor Alfred Kroeber 1992-03-28
Movie Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Robert Gale 1991-04-22
Movie Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey Interviewee 1990-01-19
Movie Eternity Edward / James 1990-11-15
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Desert Bloom Jack Chismore 1986-01-22
Movie Runaway Train Oscar 'Manny' Manheim 1985-11-15
Movie Table for Five J.P. Tannen 1983-02-18
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie Lookin' to Get Out Alex Kovac 1982-10-08
Movie The Champ Billy 1979-07-10
Movie Coming Home Luke Martin 1978-02-15
Movie End of the Game Walter Tschanz 1975-09-21
Movie Conrack Pat Conroy 1974-03-27
Movie The Odessa File Peter Miller 1974-10-17
Movie The All-American Boy Vic Bealer 1973-10-23
Movie Deliverance Ed Gentry 1972-07-30
Movie The Revolutionary A 1970-07-15
Movie Catch-22 1st Lt. Milo Minderbinder 1970-06-24
Movie Midnight Cowboy Joe Buck 1969-05-25
Movie The Crowd Around the Cowboy 1969-01-01
Movie Out of It Russ 1969-12-01
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Movie Fearless Frank Fearless Frank 1967-04-29
Movie Hour of the Gun Curly Bill Brocius 1967-11-01
Series NET Playhouse Unknown 1966-10-07
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18