Robert Earl Jones

1910 - 2006

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Robert Earl Jones (February 3, 1910 – September 7, 2006), sometimes credited as Earl Jones, was an American actor and prizefighter. One of the first prominent black film stars, Jones was a living link with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s, having worked with Langston Hughes early in his career. Jones was best known for his leading roles in films such as Lying Lips (1939) and later in his career for supporting roles in films such as The Sting (1973), Trading Places (1983), The Cotton Club (1984), and Witness (1985). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Earl Jones has received more than 873,564 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Earl Jones is the 4,756th most popular actor, the 7,388th most popular biography from United States and the 2,346th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Robert Earl Jones ranks 4,756 out of 10,030Before him are Michael Shanks, Ally Walker, Michael Harney, Pierre Coffin, Joan Van Ark, and Margaret Leighton. After him are Dan Duryea, Daniella Alonso, Freida Pinto, Maddie Ziegler, Cornell Borchers, and Beulah Bondi.

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Among people born in 1910, Robert Earl Jones ranks 260Before him are Georges Beuchat, Gabriel París Gordillo, Mario Alborta, Ramón Zabalo, Sulo Bärlund, and Tomás Ojeda. After him are Ellen Braumüller, Óscar Osorio, Gordon B. Hinckley, Wilhelm Brinkmann, Paul Chocque, and Henri Louveau. Among people deceased in 2006, Robert Earl Jones ranks 248Before him are Jimmy Johnstone, Östen Warnerbring, Ted Schroeder, Darren McGavin, Lloyd Bentsen, and Jackie McLean. After him are Claude Esteban, Kathleen Antonelli, Valentine Telegdi, Te Atairangikaahu, Fritz Schwab, and Lidia Wysocka.

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Among people born in United States, Robert Earl Jones ranks 7,388 out of 15,968Before him are Leland Orser (1960), Roger Mahony (1936), Ally Walker (1961), Michael Harney (1956), Joan Van Ark (1943), and Curtis T. McMullen (1958). After him are Ashlynn Brooke (1985), Henry J. Kaiser (1882), Frank Tashlin (1913), David Raksin (1912), Lonnie Johnson (1899), and Paul Heyman (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Earl Jones ranks 2,346Before him are David Garrison (1952), Jeanne Eagels (1890), Leland Orser (1960), Ally Walker (1961), Michael Harney (1956), and Joan Van Ark (1943). After him are Dan Duryea (1907), Daniella Alonso (1978), Maddie Ziegler (2002), Beulah Bondi (1889), Ruth Roman (1922), and Charles Walters (1911).

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