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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 NET Playhouse
Latest Project:
Movie Hal 2018-01-22
Known For
Poster of And the Oscar Goes To...
Poster of September Dawn
Poster of Noah's Ark
Poster of Lookin' to Get Out
Series NET Playhouse Unknown 2019
Movie Hal Himself 2018-01-22
Movie Same Kind of Different as Me Earl Hall 2017-10-20
Movie American Wrestler: The Wizard Principle Skinner 2016-04-23
Movie JL Family Ranch John 2016-07-22
Movie Φανταστικά Ζώα Και Πού Βρίσκονται Henry Shaw Sr 2016-11-16
Movie Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby 2015-08-20
Movie Woodlawn Paul Bryant 2015-10-15
Movie A Christmas Eve Miracle Jerry the Dog 2015-11-24
Movie The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films Himself 2014-10-22
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Himself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt Moriarty 2014-06-24
Movie Baby Geniuses 3: Baby Squad Investigators Moriarty 2013-02-03
Movie Dracula: The Dark Prince Van Helsing 2013-10-15
Movie Getaway The Voice 2013-08-29
Series Ray Donovan Mickey Donovan 2013-06-30
Movie Beyond Jon Koski 2012-03-29
Movie Casting By 2012-09-09
Movie Pablo Himself 2012-10-17
Movie Stardust Himself (uncredited) 2010-10-16
Series Lone Star 2010-09-20
Movie Clarkworld himself 2009-11-03
Movie Τροπική Καταιγίδα Himself - Awards Ceremony 2008-08-09
Movie Pride and Glory Francis Tierney, Sr. 2008-09-09
Movie 24: Redemption Jonas Hodges 2008-11-23
Movie Χριστούγεννα στα Τέσσερα Creighton 2008-11-26
Movie An American Carol President George Washington 2008-10-03
Movie September Dawn Jacob Samuelson 2007-05-17
Movie Bratz Principal Dimly 2007-08-03
Movie Transformers John Keller 2007-06-27
Movie Στα Ίχνη Του Χαμένου Θησαυρού: Το Βιβλίο Με Τα Μυστικά Patrick Gates 2007-12-13
Movie Glory Road Adolph Rupp 2006-01-13
Movie Olhar Estrangeiro 2006-10-26
Movie Deadly Lessons Dr. Crazx 2006-03-23
Series Pope John Paul II Unknown 2005-12-04
Movie Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla 2005-12-04
Movie The Karate Dog Hamilton Cage 2004-05-05
Movie Ο Άνθρωπος της Μαντζουρίας Senator Thomas Jordan (D-CT) 2004-07-30
Movie Στα Ίχνη Του Χαμένου Θησαυρού Patrick Gates 2004-11-19
Movie The Five People You Meet In Heaven Edward 2004-12-05
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Bill Biscane / Kane 2004-08-27
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Himself 2003-04-25
Movie Holes Marion Sevillo 2003-04-18
Movie Second String Coach Chuck Dichter 2002-12-18
Movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Lord Richard Croft 2001-06-11
Movie Zoolander: Ο Άρχοντας Της Πασαρέλας Larry Zoolander 2001-09-28
Movie Uprising SS-Brigadeführer Jürgen Stroop 2001-01-01
Movie Περλ Χάρμπορ President Franklin Delano Roosevelt 2001-05-21
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Sigfried Mannheim 2001-12-02
Movie Britney Spears: Live from Las Vegas Storyteller 2001-12-31
Movie Ali Howard Cosell 2001-12-11
Series Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim), Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl. 2001-12-02
Movie Varsity Blues Coach Bud Kilmer 1999-01-15
Movie Noah's Ark Noah 1999-05-02
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie A Tribute To Johnny Cash Host 1999-06-04
Movie A Dog Of Flanders Michel 1999-08-27
Series Noah's Ark Noah 1999-05-04
Movie The Fixer Jack Killoran 1998-03-08
Movie The General Inspector Ned Kenny 1998-05-01
Movie Δημόσιος κίνδυνος Thomas Brian Reynolds 1998-11-20
Movie Rosewood John Wright 1997-02-21
Movie Ανακόντα Paul Serone 1997-04-11
Movie Most Wanted Gen. Adam Woodward, alias Lt. Col. Grant Casey 1997-10-10
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie U Turn Blind Man 1997-10-03
Movie Ο Βροχοποιός Leo F. Drummond 1997-11-18
Movie Επικίνδυνη Αποστολή 1 Jim Phelps 1996-05-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Tin Soldier Yarik 1995-05-27
Movie Convict Cowboy Ry Weston 1995-07-15
Movie Ένταση Nate 1995-12-15
Movie The Rainbow Warrior Peter Willcox 1993-05-22
Movie Return to Lonesome Dove Captain Woodrow F. Call 1993-11-14
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 Eternity Edward / James 1990-11-15
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Desert Bloom Jack Chismore 1986-01-22
Movie Το Τρένο της Μεγάλης Φυγής 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
Movie Lookin' to Get Out Alex Kovac 1982-10-08
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie The Champ Billy 1979-07-10
Movie Coming Home Luke Martin 1978-02-15
Movie Der Richter und sein Henker Walter Tschanz 1975-08-31
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 Όταν Ξέσπασε η Βία Ed 1972-07-30
Movie Catch-22 1st Lt. Milo Minderbinder 1970-06-24
Movie The Revolutionary A 1970-07-15
Movie Ο Καουμπόυ του Μεσονυχτίου Joe Buck 1969-05-25
Movie Out of It Russ 1969-12-01
Movie Fearless Frank Fearless Frank 1967-04-29
Movie Hour of the Gun Curly Bill Brocius 1967-11-01
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18