James Earl Jones

Performer
( b. Jan 17, 1931 Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA ) Male
Relations:Son of Robert Earl Jones
Husband of Cecilia Hart (1982 - 2016) her death
Husband of Julienne Marie (1968 - 1972) divorced
Cousin of James Earl Jones II

Broadway Production Credits

The Gin Game
Play, Revival
Oct 14, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
Starring: James Earl Jones [Weller Martin]

You Can't Take It With You
Play, Comedy,Farce, Revival
Sep 28, 2014 - Feb 22, 2015
Starring: James Earl Jones [Martin Vanderhof]

Gore Vidal's The Best Man
Play, Revival
Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012
Starring: James Earl Jones [Former President Arthur "Artie" Hockstader]

Driving Miss Daisy
Play, Comedy, Drama, Original
Oct 25, 2010 - Apr 09, 2011
Starring: James Earl Jones [Hoke Colburn]

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Play, All Black Cast, Drama, Revival
Mar 06, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008
Starring: James Earl Jones [Big Daddy]

On Golden Pond
Play, Comedy, Revival
Apr 07, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005
Starring: James Earl Jones [Norman Thayer, Jr.]

Fences
Play, Drama, Original
Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988
Starring: James Earl Jones [Troy Maxson]

"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
Play, Drama, Original
May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983
Performer: James Earl Jones
Sam - Replacement (Nov 12, 1982 - ?)

Othello
Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival
Feb 03, 1982 - May 23, 1982
Starring: James Earl Jones [Othello]

A Lesson From Aloes
Play, Original
Nov 17, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981
Starring: James Earl Jones [Steve Daniels]

Paul Robeson
Play, Solo, Play with music, Original
Jan 19, 1978 - Apr 30, 1978
Starring: James Earl Jones [Paul Robeson]

Of Mice and Men
Play, Drama, Revival
Dec 18, 1974 - Feb 09, 1975
Performer: James Earl Jones [Lennie]

The Iceman Cometh
Play, Drama, Revival
Dec 13, 1973 - Feb 24, 1974
Performer: James Earl Jones [Theodore Hickman]

Les Blancs
Play, Original
Nov 15, 1970 - Dec 19, 1970
Performer: James Earl Jones [Tshembe Matoseh]

The Great White Hope
Play, Original
Oct 03, 1968 - Jan 31, 1970
Starring: James Earl Jones [Jack Jefferson]

A Hand Is on the Gate
Play, Original
Sep 21, 1966 - Oct 08, 1966
Performer: James Earl Jones [Performer]

Danton's Death
Play, Revival
Oct 21, 1965 - Nov 27, 1965
Performer: James Earl Jones

Infidel Caesar
Play, Original
Never Officially Opened - Apr 28, 1962
Performer: James Earl Jones [Cinna the Senator]

The Cool World
Play, Original
Feb 22, 1960 - Feb 23, 1960
Performer: James Earl Jones [Harrison Thurston]

Sunrise at Campobello
Play, Drama, Original
Jan 30, 1958 - May 30, 1959
Performer: James Earl Jones [Edward]

Benefits and Special Events

Barack on Broadway
Jun 04, 2012 - Jun 04, 2012
Special, Benefit, Original
Starring: James Earl Jones

Awards and Nominations

2017 Tony Award® Special Award for Lifetime Achievement

nomineeJames Earl Jones   [recipient]

2012 Tony Award® Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Gore Vidal's The Best Man [nominee]
Starring: James Earl Jones

2008 Drama Desk Award Special Award

nomineeJames Earl Jones  (who has been "a commanding force on the stage for nearly half a century.")  [recipient]

2005 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Play

On Golden Pond [nominee]
Starring: James Earl Jones

1987 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play

nomineeFences [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones

1987 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play

nomineeFences [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones

1978 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play

Paul Robeson [nominee]
Starring: James Earl Jones

1973 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance

nomineeJames Earl Jones  (for "Hamlet" & "The Cherry Orchard")  [winner]

1971 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance

nomineeLes Blancs [winner]
Performer: James Earl Jones

1969 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play

nomineeThe Great White Hope [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones

1969 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance

nomineeThe Great White Hope [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones

1965 Drama Desk Award Vernon Rice-Drama Desk Award

nomineeJames Earl Jones  (for his performance in "Othello")  [winner]

1962 Theatre World Award

nomineeJames Earl Jones  (for "Moon on a Rainbow Shawl")  [recipient]

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