James Earl Jones

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James Earl Jones
Birth name Todd Jones
Born January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Paris (1979) Woodrow Paris 1979–1980 1
Gabriel's Fire Gabriel Bird 1990–1991 1
Pros and Cons Gabriel Bird 1991–1992 1
Under One Roof (1995) Neb Langston 1995 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Channing Dr. Peter Cooke 1x21 - Freedom Is a Lovesome Thing God Wot March 4, 1964
Dr. Kildare Dr. Lou Rush 5x38 - A Cry from the Street (1) January 24, 1966
Dr. Kildare Dr. Lou Rush 5x39 - Gratitude Won't Pay The Bills (2) January 25, 1966
Dr. Kildare Dr. Lou Rush 5x40 - Adrift in a Sea of Confusion (3) January 31, 1966
Dr. Kildare Dr. Lou Rush 5x41 - These Hands That Heal (4) February 1, 1966
Tarzan (1966) Chief Bella 1x24 - To Steal the Rising Sun February 24, 1967
Tarzan (1966) Nerlan 2x15 - The Convert January 12, 1968
Highway to Heaven Gabe Wilson 3x16 - A Song of Songs January 21, 1987
L.A. Law Lee Atkins 2x20 - Chariots of Meyer May 5, 1988
L.A. Law Lee Atkins 3x09 - Victor/Victorious January 19, 1989
Law & Order Horace McCoy 4x04 - Profile October 13, 1993
Picket Fences Bryant Thomas 2x18 - System Down April 1, 1994
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Franklin W. Stern 1x22 - The House of Luthor (2) May 8, 1994
Mad About You Himself (voice) 5x10 - Chicken Man January 7, 1997
Touched by an Angel Angel of Angels (voice) 3x18 - Clipped Wings February 16, 1997
Frasier Norman 4x15 - Roz's Krantz and Gouldenstein Are Dead March 11, 1997
Stargate SG-1 Unas (voice) 1x10 - Thor's Hammer September 26, 1997
Homicide: Life on the Street Felix Wilson 6x01 - Blood Ties (1) October 17, 1997
Homicide: Life on the Street Felix Wilson 6x02 - Blood Ties (2) October 24, 1997
Homicide: Life on the Street Felix Wilson 6x03 - Blood Ties (3) October 31, 1997
The Simpsons Narrator 9x14 - Das Bus February 15, 1998
According to Jim Voice of the Royal Flush XP Toilet 3x24 - The Toilet April 27, 2004
Two and a Half Men Himself 6x11 - The Devil's Lube December 15, 2008
House, M.D. Dibala 6x03 - The Tyrant October 5, 2009

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Amy and the Angel Gabriel September 22, 1982 ABC Afterschool Specials

Awards and Accolades

Tony Awards

  • Won: Best Leading Actor in a Play (1969)
The Great White Hope
  • Won: Best Leading Actor in a Play (1987)
Fences

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 5 Nominations)

  • Won: New Star of the Year – Actor (1971)
The Great White Hope

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2 Wins in 8 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (1991)
Gabriel's Fire
  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (1991)
Heat Wave