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Jon Voight

Jon Voight

  • Born on
    • December 29th, 1938
Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight is an American actor. He has received an Academy Award, out of four nominations, and three Golden Globe Awards, out of nine nominations. Voight came to prominence in the late 1960s with his performance as a would-be gigolo in Midnight Cowboy (1969). During the 1970s, he became a Hollywood star with his portrayals of a businessman mixed up with murder in Deliverance (1972), a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Coming Home (1978), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, and a penniless ex-boxing champion in The Champ (1979). Although his output slowed during the 1980s, Voight received critical acclaim for his performance as a ruthless bank robber in Runaway Train (1985). During the 1990s, he most notably starred as an unscrupulous showman attorney in The Rainmaker (1997). Voight gave critically acclaimed biographical performances during the 2000s, appearing as sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali (2001), as Nazi officer Jürgen Stroop in Uprising (2001), and as Pope John Paul II in the television film of the same name (2005). Voight is the father of actress Angelina Jolie.

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Filmography

Acting (65 Credits)

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2021Roe v. Wade as Justice Burger
2017Same Kind of Different as Me as Earl Hall
2016American Wrestler: The Wizard as Principle Skinner
2016Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Henry Shaw Sr
2015Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby as Moriarty
2015Woodlawn as Paul Bryant
2014Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt as Moriarty
2013Baby Geniuses and the Mystery of the Crown Jewels as Moriarty
2013Dracula: The Dark Prince as Van Helsing
2013Getaway as The Voice
2013Ray Donovan as Mickey Donovan
2012Beyond as Jon Koski
2010Lone Star
2008Pride and Glory as Francis Tierney, Sr.
2008Four Christmases as Creighton
200824: Redemption as Jonas Hodges
2008An American Carol as President George WashingtonWatch Free
2008Tropic Thunder as Jon Voight
2007September Dawn as Jacob Samuelson
2007National Treasure: Book of Secrets as Patrick Gates
2007Transformers as Defense Secretary John Keller
2007Bratz as Principal Dimly
2006Deadly Lessons as Dr. Crazx
2006Glory Road as Adolph Rupp
2005The Karate Dog as Hamilton Cage
2005Pope John Paul II as Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla
2004The Five People You Meet in Heaven as Edward
2004Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 as Bill Biscane / Kane
2004National Treasure as Patrick Gates
2004The Manchurian Candidate as Senator Thomas Jordan (D-CT)
2003Jasper, Texas as Billy Rowles
2003Holes as Marion Sevillo "Mr. Sir"
2001Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas as Storyteller
2001Lara Croft: Tomb Raider as Lord Richard Croft
2001Ali as Howard Cosell
2001Uprising as SS-Brigadeführer Jürgen Stroop
2001Pearl Harbor as Franklin D. Roosevelt
2001Zoolander as Larry Zoolander
2001Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story as Siggy
1999Varsity Blues as Coach Bud Kilmer
1999A Dog of Flanders as Michel
1999Noah's Ark (1999) as Noah
1998Enemy of the State as Thomas Reynolds
1998The General as Inspector Ned Kenny
1997Rosewood as John Wright
1997Most Wanted as Gen. Adam Woodward, alias Lt. Col. Grant Casey
1997Anaconda as Paul Serone
1997The Rainmaker as Leo F. Drummond
1997U Turn as Blind ManWatch Free
1996Mission: Impossible as Jim Phelps
1995Heat as Nate
1993Return to Lonesome Dove as Woodrow F. Call
1986Desert Bloom as Jack Chismore
1985Runaway Train as Oscar 'Manny' Manheim
1983Table for Five as J.P. Tannen
1982Lookin' to Get Out as Alex Kovac
1979The Champ as Billy
1978Coming Home as Luke Martin
1975End of the Game as Walter Tschanz
1974The Odessa File as Peter Miller
1974Conrack as Pat Conroy
1972Deliverance as Ed Gentry
1970Catch-22 as 1st Lt. Milo Minderbinder
1969Midnight Cowboy as Joe Buck
1967Hour of the Gun as Curly Bill Brocius

Writer (1 Credits)

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Himself (5 Credits)

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2019Love, Antosha as Himself
2014And the Oscar Goes To... as Himself - Interviewee
2012Casting By as Himself
2007Brando: The Documentary as Self
2003A Decade Under the Influence as Himself

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