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James Earl Jones

Performer
( b. Jan 17, 1931 Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Julienne Marie (? - ?) divorced
Husband of Cecilia Hart (1982 - present)
Son of Robert Earl Jones


Productions Date of Productions
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy,Farce, Revival]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Martin Vanderhof]
Sep 28, 2014 - ?
Gore Vidal's The Best Man
[Play, Revival]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Former President Arthur "Artie" Hockstader]
Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012
Driving Miss Daisy
[Play, Comedy, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Hoke Colburn]
Oct 25, 2010 - Apr 09, 2011
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
[Play, All Black Cast, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Big Daddy]
Mar 06, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008
On Golden Pond
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Norman Thayer, Jr.]
Apr 07, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005
Fences
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Troy Maxson]
Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988
"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones
    • Sam - Replacement
May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983
Othello
[Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Othello]
Feb 03, 1982 - May 23, 1982
A Lesson From Aloes
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Steve Daniels]
Nov 17, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981
Paul Robeson
[Play, Solo, Play with music, Original]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Paul Robeson]
Jan 19, 1978 - Apr 30, 1978
Of Mice and Men
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Lennie]
Dec 18, 1974 - Feb 09, 1975
The Iceman Cometh
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Theodore Hickman]
Dec 13, 1973 - Feb 24, 1974
Les Blancs
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Tshembe Matoseh]
Nov 15, 1970 - Dec 19, 1970
The Great White Hope
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Jack Jefferson]
Oct 03, 1968 - Jan 31, 1970
A Hand Is on the Gate
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Performer]
Sep 21, 1966 - Oct 08, 1966
Danton's Death
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones
Oct 21, 1965 - Nov 27, 1965
Infidel Caesar
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones
Never Officially Opened - Apr 28, 1962
The Cool World
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Harrison Thurston]
Feb 22, 1960 - Feb 23, 1960
Sunrise at Campobello
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Edward]
Jan 30, 1958 - May 30, 1959
Special Events Date of Special Events
Barack on Broadway
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Starring: James Earl Jones
Jun 04, 2012 - Jun 04, 2012
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
nominee James 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
winnerFences [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones
1987 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
winnerFences [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
winner James Earl Jones (for "Hamlet" & "The Cherry Orchard") [winner]
1971 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance
winnerLes Blancs [winner]
Performer: James Earl Jones
1969 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
winnerThe Great White Hope [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones
1969 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance
winnerThe Great White Hope [winner]
Starring: James Earl Jones
1965 Drama Desk Award Vernon Rice-Drama Desk Award
winner James Earl Jones (for his performance in "Othello") [winner]
1962 Theatre World Award
nominee James Earl Jones (for "Moon on a Rainbow Shawl") [recipient]
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