Gender
Male
Born
Jan 17, 1931
Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
Performer
Relations
Husband of
Cecilia Hart (1982 - 2016) her death
Husband of
Julienne Marie (1968 - 1972) divorced
Media
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The Gin Game (Oct 14, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Weller Martin]
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You Can't Take It With You (Sep 28, 2014 - Feb 22, 2015)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Martin Vanderhof]
PlayComedyFarceRevival
Gore Vidal's The Best Man (Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Former President Arthur "Artie" Hockstader]
PlayRevival
Driving Miss Daisy (Oct 25, 2010 - Apr 09, 2011)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Hoke Colburn]
PlayComedy DramaOriginal
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Mar 06, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Big Daddy]
PlayAll Black Cast DramaRevival
On Golden Pond (Apr 07, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Norman Thayer, Jr.]
PlayComedyRevival
Fences (Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Troy Maxson]
PlayDramaOriginal
"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys (May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones
    • Sam - Replacement (Nov 12, 1982 - ?)
PlayDramaOriginal
Othello (Feb 03, 1982 - May 23, 1982)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Othello]
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
A Lesson From Aloes (Nov 17, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Steve Daniels]
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Paul Robeson (Jan 19, 1978 - Apr 30, 1978)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Paul Robeson]
PlaySolo Play with musicOriginal
Of Mice and Men (Dec 18, 1974 - Feb 09, 1975)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Lennie]
PlayDramaRevival
The Iceman Cometh (Dec 13, 1973 - Feb 24, 1974)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Theodore Hickman]
PlayDramaRevival
Les Blancs (Nov 15, 1970 - Dec 19, 1970)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Tshembe Matoseh]
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The Great White Hope (Oct 03, 1968 - Jan 31, 1970)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones [Jack Jefferson]
PlayOriginal
A Hand Is on the Gate (Sep 21, 1966 - Oct 08, 1966)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Performer]
PlayOriginal
Danton's Death (Oct 21, 1965 - Nov 27, 1965)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones
PlayRevival
Infidel Caesar (Never Officially Opened - Apr 28, 1962)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Cinna the Senator]
PlayOriginal
The Cool World (Feb 22, 1960 - Feb 23, 1960)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Harrison Thurston]
PlayOriginal
Sunrise at Campobello (Jan 30, 1958 - May 30, 1959)
  • Performer: James Earl Jones [Edward]
PlayDramaOriginal
"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys (Mar 05, 1983 - Mar 25, 1984)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones
    • Sam - (Mar 05, 1983 - Oct 1983)
PlayDramaOriginal
Barack on Broadway (Jun 04, 2012 - Jun 04, 2012)
  • Starring: James Earl Jones
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Tony Award®

Special Award for Lifetime Achievement

2017 | Recipient
James Earl Jones
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

2012 | Nominee  | Gore Vidal's The Best Man
Starring: James Earl Jones
 

Best Actor in a Play

2005 | Nominee  | On Golden Pond
Starring: James Earl Jones

Best Actor in Play

1987 | Winner  | Fences
Starring: James Earl Jones

Best Actor in Play

1969 | Winner  | The Great White Hope
Starring: James Earl Jones

Drama Desk Award

Special Award

2008 | Recipient
James Earl Jones (who has been "a commanding force on the stage for nearly half a century.")

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1987 | Winner  | Fences
Starring: James Earl Jones
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1978 | Nominee  | Paul Robeson
Starring: James Earl Jones

Outstanding Performance

1973 | Winner
James Earl Jones (for "Hamlet" & "The Cherry Orchard")

Outstanding Performance

1971 | Winner  | Les Blancs
Performer: James Earl Jones

Outstanding Performance

1969 | Winner  | The Great White Hope
Starring: James Earl Jones

Vernon Rice-Drama Desk Award

1965 | Winner
James Earl Jones (for his performance in "Othello")

Theatre World

Award

1962 | Recipient
James Earl Jones (for "Moon on a Rainbow Shawl")

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