James Earl Jones

1931 - Today

James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. His career spans more than seven decades and he has been described as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors known for his performance in film, theater and television, and "one of the greatest actors in American history".Throughout his acting career, Jones has won three Tony Awards (out of five nominations), a Grammy Award, and two Primetime Emmy Awards. In 1985, he was Inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. In 1992, Jones was presented with the National Medal of the Arts by President George H.W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Earl Jones has received more than 11,369,690 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 349th most popular actor.

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  • 11M

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  • 63.06

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James Earl Jones ranks 346 out of 8,832Before him are Jean Simmons, Montgomery Clift, Charles Laughton, Chow Yun-fat, Pat Morita, and Ron Perlman. After him are Zsa Zsa Gabor, Carole Lombard, Jean Seberg, Lee Marvin, John Malkovich, and Jason Robards.

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Among people born in 1931, James Earl Jones ranks 42Before him are Aldo Rossi, Burton Richter, Rupert Murdoch, William Shatner, Viktor Korchnoi, and Johannes Rau. After him are Khieu Samphan, Anne Bancroft, D. B. Cooper, Tomi Ungerer, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, and Richard Rorty.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Earl Jones ranks 700 out of 12,171Before him are Martha Graham (1894), Pat Morita (1932), Arthur Ashkin (1922), Patricia Highsmith (1921), Ron Perlman (1950), and Samuel Barber (1910). After him are Jimmy Connors (1952), Michelle Obama (1964), Charles H. Townes (1915), Billy Graham (1918), James B. Sumner (1887), and Carole Lombard (1908).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Earl Jones ranks 180Before him are Alan Arkin (1934), Ginger Rogers (1911), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Montgomery Clift (1920), Pat Morita (1932), and Ron Perlman (1950). After him are Carole Lombard (1908), Jean Seberg (1938), Lee Marvin (1924), John Malkovich (1953), Jason Robards (1922), and Telly Savalas (1922).