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James Earl Jones

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 38 films, with $4,295,500,374 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #90)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mufasa (The Lion King), Narrator of Michael's Past (Click), Voice of Darth Vader (Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope), Voice of Darth Vader (Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi), Himself (Scary Movie 4)
Most productive collaborators: Patrick Stewart, Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield, Don Hahn, Rowan Atkinson

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting38$2,345,041,450$1,950,458,924$4,295,500,374
Cameo7$381,187,155$193,549,428$574,736,583
Leading2$32,029,911$77,000,000$109,029,911
(Unclassified)2$0$0$0
Narrator1$34,687,912$78,800,000$113,487,912
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/23/2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Ruben  $0 $0 $0
1/24/2014 Gimme Shelter Frank McCarthy  $1,359,910 $0 $1,359,910
4/22/2009 Earth Narrator (US Version)  $32,011,576 $77,000,000 $109,011,576
2/8/2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Papa Jenkins  $42,168,445 $1,171,110 $43,339,555
6/23/2006 Click Narrator of Michael's Past  $137,340,146 $100,329,456 $237,669,602
4/14/2006 Scary Movie 4 Himself  $90,710,620 $88,000,000 $178,710,620
4/7/2006 The Benchwarmers Voice of Darth Vader  $57,651,794 $5,219,972 $62,871,766
11/2/2001 The Annihilation of Fish Fish  $18,335 $0 $18,335
6/16/2000 Fantasia 2000 (Theatrical Release) Host - Carnival of the Animals  $9,103,630 $0 $9,103,630
3/20/1998 Primary Colors CNN Voiceover (voice)  $38,966,057 $0 $38,966,057
12/31/1997 The Second Civil War Jim Kalla   $0 $0 $0
10/8/1997 Gang Related Arthur Baylor  $5,858,599 $0 $5,858,599
3/7/1997 Good Luck James Bing (uncredited)  $39,962 $0 $39,962
10/11/1996 Looking for Richard Himself  $1,253,153 $0 $1,253,153
3/29/1996 A Family Thing Ray Murdock  $9,974,397 $0 $9,974,397
12/15/1995 Cry, The Beloved Country Rev. Stephen Kumalo  $676,525 $0 $676,525
6/30/1995 Judge Dredd Narrator (uncredited)  $34,687,912 $78,800,000 $113,487,912
3/31/1995 Jefferson in Paris Madison Hemings  $2,442,542 $0 $2,442,542
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger Admiral James Greer  $121,832,939 $85,487,344 $207,320,283
6/15/1994 The Lion King Mufasa  $422,780,140 $564,700,000 $987,480,140
5/6/1994 Clean Slate Dolby  $7,352,116 $0 $7,352,116
3/18/1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Himself (uncredited)  $50,825,302 $0 $50,825,302
8/6/1993 The Meteor Man Mr. Moses  $8,015,592 $0 $8,015,592
5/14/1993 Excessive Force Jake  $1,152,117 $0 $1,152,117
4/7/1993 The Sandlot Mr. Mertle  $32,416,586 $0 $32,416,586
2/5/1993 Sommersby Judge Isaacs  $50,081,992 $90,000,000 $140,081,992
9/9/1992 Sneakers Bernard Abbott  $50,560,948 $0 $50,560,948
6/5/1992 Patriot Games Admiral Greer  $83,287,363 $94,812,637 $178,100,000
1/1/1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7 Narrator (US version)  $1,000,000 $0 $1,000,000
1/1/1991 True Identity Himself  $4,693,236 $0 $4,693,236
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October Admiral James Greer  $113,485,385 $79,790,134 $193,275,519
1/1/1990 Convicts Ben Johnson  $13,000 $0 $13,000
11/10/1989 Best of the Best Coach Couzo  $1,700,000 $0 $1,700,000
4/21/1989 Field of Dreams Terence Mann  $60,045,168 $0 $60,045,168
1/27/1989 Three Fugitives Dugan  $39,395,321 $0 $39,395,321
6/29/1988 Coming to America King Jaffe Joffer  $120,794,325 $160,647,699 $281,442,024
8/28/1987 Matewan Few Clothes Johnson  $1,680,358 $0 $1,680,358
5/8/1987 Gardens of Stone Goody Nelson  $5,262,047 $0 $5,262,047
1/30/1987 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City Umslopogaas  $3,751,699 $0 $3,751,699
1/1/1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night The Emperor of the Night  $3,261,638 $0 $3,261,638
10/24/1986 Soul Man Professor Banks  $26,447,273 $0 $26,447,273
9/3/1985 City Limits Albert  $0 $0 $0
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Voice of Darth Vader  $309,125,409 $263,500,000 $572,625,409
5/14/1982 Conan the Barbarian Thulsa Doom  $38,264,085 $40,850,000 $79,114,085
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader (voice)  $290,158,751 $243,900,000 $534,058,751
5/25/1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope Voice of Darth Vader  $460,935,665 $325,600,000 $786,535,665
1/1/1974 Claudine Roop  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
3/24/1970 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to…   $0 $0 $0
10/31/1967 The Comedians Dr. Magiot  $5,200,000 $0 $5,200,000
1/29/1964 Dr. Strangelove Lieutenant Lothar Zogg, Bombardier  $9,164,370 $0 $9,164,370
Movies: 50Totals:$2,792,946,428$2,299,808,352$5,092,754,780
  Averages:$55,858,929$45,996,167$101,855,096