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Saturday, April 19, 2014

James Earl Jones

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Acted in the television series Guiding Light as Dr. Jim Frazier #2
Acted in the television series As the World Turns as Dr. Jerry Turner
Often acts together with Harrison Ford (5) , Peter Mayhew (4) , Kenny Baker (4) , Anthony Daniels (4) , Alec Guinness (4)
Number 12 on the Top 100 Stars of the 1970s list
Number 5 on the Top 100 Stars of the 1980s list
Number 26 on the Top 100 Stars of the 1990s list

Appearances

Released Movie Name Role 1st weekend US Gross Worldwide Gross
4/22/2009 earth Narrator (US Version) (Voice) $8,825,760 $32,011,576 $109,011,576
2/8/2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Papa Jenkins $16,207,730 $42,436,517 $43,607,627
6/23/2006 Click Narrator of Michael's Past (Voice) $40,011,365 $137,355,633 $237,555,633
4/14/2006 Scary Movie 4 Himself $40,222,875 $90,710,620 $178,710,620
4/7/2006 The Benchwarmers Voice of Darth Vader (Voice) $19,656,429 $59,843,754 $64,865,893
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Voice of Darth Vader (Voice) $108,435,841 $380,270,577 $848,998,877
11/2/2001 The Annihilation of Fish Fish $1,153 $18,335 $18,335
6/16/2000 Fantasia 2000 (Theatrical Release) Host - Carnival of the Animals $2,911,485 $9,103,630 $9,103,630
3/20/1998 Primary Colors CNN Voiceover (voice) (Voice) $12,045,395 $39,017,984 $39,017,984
10/8/1997 Gang Related Arthur Baylor $2,443,237 $5,906,773 $5,906,773
3/7/1997 Good Luck James Bing (uncredited) $39,962 $39,962 $39,962
10/11/1996 Looking for Richard Himself $190,123 $1,266,417 $1,266,417
3/29/1996 A Family Thing Ray Murdock $3,020,662 $9,993,012 $9,993,012
12/15/1995 Cry, The Beloved Country Rev. Stephen Kumalo $9,849 $676,525 $676,525
6/30/1995 Judge Dredd Narrator (uncredited) (Voice) $12,291,536 $34,687,912 $113,487,912
3/31/1995 Jefferson in Paris Madison Hemings $61,349 $2,461,628 $2,461,628
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger Admiral James Greer $20,348,017 $122,012,656 $207,500,000
6/15/1994 The Lion King Mufasa (Voice) $1,586,753 $422,780,140 $952,880,140
5/6/1994 Clean Slate Dolby $3,136,130 $7,352,116 $7,352,116
3/18/1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Himself (uncredited) $13,216,531 $51,041,856 $51,041,856
8/6/1993 The Meteor Man Mr. Moses $2,643,091 $8,015,592 $8,015,592
5/14/1993 Excessive Force Jake   $1,152,117 $1,152,117
4/7/1993 The Sandlot Mr. Mertle $4,918,712 $32,416,586 $32,416,586
2/5/1993 Sommersby Judge Isaacs $8,104,624 $50,081,992 $140,081,992
9/9/1992 Sneakers Bernard Abbott $10,031,145 $51,433,000 $51,433,000
6/5/1992 Patriot Games Admiral James Greer $18,511,191 $83,287,363 $178,100,000
1/1/1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7 Narrator (US version) (Voice)   $1,000,000 $1,000,000
1/1/1991 True Identity Himself   $4,693,236 $4,693,236
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October Admiral James Greer $17,161,835 $120,709,866 $200,500,000
1/1/1990 Convicts Ben Johnson   $13,000 $13,000
11/10/1989 Best of the Best Coach Couzo   $1,700,000 $1,700,000
4/21/1989 Field of Dreams Terence Mann $531,346 $64,431,625 $64,431,625
1/27/1989 Three Fugitives Dugan $6,434,717 $40,590,000 $40,590,000
6/29/1988 Coming to America King Jaffe Joffer $21,404,420 $128,152,301 $288,800,000
8/28/1987 Matewan Few Clothes Johnson   $1,680,358 $1,680,358
5/8/1987 Gardens of Stone Goody Nelson $1,645,588 $5,262,047 $5,262,047
1/30/1987 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City Umslopogaas $1,960,352 $3,751,699 $3,751,699
1/1/1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night The Emperor of the Night (Voice)   $3,261,638 $3,261,638
10/24/1986 Soul Man Professor Banks $4,422,179 $27,316,198 $27,316,198
1985 City Limits Albert   -  
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Voice of Darth Vader (Voice) $23,019,618 $309,205,079 $572,700,000
5/14/1982 Conan the Barbarian Thulsa Doom $9,479,373 $38,264,085 $38,264,085
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader (voice) (Voice) $4,910,483 $290,271,960 $534,171,960
5/25/1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope Voice of Darth Vader (Voice) $1,554,475 $460,998,007 $797,900,000
1/1/1974 Claudine Roop   $6,000,000 $6,000,000
10/31/1967 The Comedians Dr. Magiot   $5,200,000 $5,200,000
1/29/1964 Dr. Strangelove Lieutenant Lothar Zogg, Bombardier   $9,164,370 $9,164,370
 Total Grosses $3,197,039,742 $5,901,096,018
 Average Gross $69,500,864
 Average Opening Weekend$12,260,981