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James Earl Jones, 29 May 1961

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 35
Identifier: 03_35_1961
2 8x10 photographs of the actor.


  • 29 May 1961


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From the Series: 12 boxes (Carl Van Vechten Collection of African-American Arts & Letters)

Biographical information

James Earl Jones was born 17 January 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. His career as an actor has spanned more than 50 years. He attended the University of Michigan as a pre-med student, but found his love of drama over medicine. He graduated in 1955. He has appeared on Broadway and in movies and has done numerous voice overs, his most notable as Darth Vadar in the [i]Star Wars[/i] franchise.


Repository Details

Part of the Millersville University Special Collections Repository

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Millersville University
Millersville 17551-302 US