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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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Born:
Dec 29, 1938 In Yonkers, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
91
First Appeared:
In the series NET Playhouse
Latest Project:
Movie Same Kind of Different as Me 2017-10-20
Known For
Poster of Transformers
Poster of National Treasure
Poster of Gimme Gimme Gimme
Poster of U Turn
Filmography
Series NET Playhouse Unknown 2018
Series Pechanga Celebrity Poker Challenge Billy 2017
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
Series Bordertown Noah 2016-01-03
Movie Woodlawn Paul Bryant 2015-10-15
Movie Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby 2015-08-20
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Himself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt Moriarty 2014-06-24
Series Ray Donovan Mickey Donovan 2013-06-30
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
Movie Beyond Jon Koski 2012-03-29
Movie Casting By 2012-09-09
Movie Pablo Himself 2012-10-17
Movie The Revolutionary 2011-12-30
Series Lone Star 2010-09-20
Movie Clarkworld himself 2009-11-03
Movie Four Christmases Creighton 2008-11-26
Movie An American Carol President George Washington 2008-10-03
Movie Tropic Thunder Himself - Awards Ceremony 2008-08-09
Movie Pride and Glory Francis Tierney, Sr. 2008-09-09
Series Living With Ed Coach Bud Kilmer 2007-01-01
Movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets Patrick Gates 2007-12-13
Movie Bratz Principal Dimly 2007-08-03
Movie Transformers John Keller 2007-06-27
Movie The Foreign Eye 2006-10-26
Movie Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla 2005-12-04
Movie The Karate Dog Hamilton Cage 2004-05-05
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Senator Thomas Jordan (D-CT) 2004-07-30
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie National Treasure Patrick Gates 2004-11-19
Movie Baby Geniuses 2 Superbabies Bill Biscane / Kane 2004-08-27
Movie The Five People You Meet In Heaven Edward 2004-12-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Grand Theft Parsons Unknown 2003-06-18
Movie Holes Marion Sevillo 2003-04-18
Movie Uprising SS-Brigadef├╝hrer J├╝rgen Stroop 2001-01-01
Movie Pearl Harbor President Franklin Delano Roosevelt 2001-05-21
Movie Zoolander Larry Zoolander 2001-09-28
Movie Ali Howard Cosell 2001-12-11
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Sigfried Mannheim 2001-12-02
Movie Britney Spears: Live from Las Vegas Storyteller 2001-12-31
Series Gimme Gimme Gimme Lord Croft 1999-01-08
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie A Dog Of Flanders Michel 1999-08-27
Movie A Tribute To Johnny Cash Host 1999-06-04
Movie The Fixer Jack Killoran 1998-03-08
Movie Enemy of the State Thomas Brian Reynolds 1998-11-20
Movie The General Inspector Ned Kenny 1998-05-01
Movie Rosewood John Wright 1997-02-21
Movie Anaconda Paul Sarone 1997-04-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Most Wanted Gen. Adam Woodward, alias Lt. Col. Grant Casey 1997-10-10
Movie U Turn Blind Man 1997-10-03
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Mission: Impossible Jim Phelps 1996-05-21
Movie The Tin Soldier Yarik 1995-05-27
Movie Heat Nate 1995-12-15
Movie Convict Cowboy Ry Weston 1995-07-15
Movie The Rainbow Warrior Peter Willcox 1993-05-22
Movie Return to Lonesome Dove Captain Woodrow F. Call 1993-11-14
Movie Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Robert Gale 1991-04-22
Movie Eternity Edward / James 1990-11-15
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series Katts and Dog Adolph Rupp 1988-09-17
Movie Desert Bloom Jack Chismore 1986-01-22
Movie Runaway Train Oscar 'Manny' Manheim 1985-11-15
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Table For Five J.P. Tannen 1983-02-18
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Movie Lookin' to Get Out Alex Kovac 1982-10-08
Series The Sandbaggers Leo F. Drummond 1978-09-18
Movie Coming Home Luke Martin 1978-02-15
Movie End of the Game Walter Tschanz 1975-08-31
Series Joe and Sons Unknown 1975-04-18
Movie Conrack Pat Conroy 1974-03-27
Movie The Odessa File Peter Miller 1974-10-17
Movie Deliverance Ed 1972-07-30
Movie Cherry, Harry & Raquel! 1970-04-22
Movie The Revolutionary A 1970-07-15
Movie Midnight Cowboy 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
Movie The Cincinnati Kid Unknown 1965-10-15
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18