Jon Voight

Jon Voight

Age
75
Birthday
Dec. 29th, 1938
Born in
Yonkers, New York, USA
Height
6' 3"

Jon Voight's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Ray Donovan TV Show
Ray Donovan
Lone Star TV Show
Lone Star
The Directors TV Show
The Directors
 

Main Movie Roles

2008 - Pride and Glory
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2008 - An American Carol
2008 - Four Christmases
2007 - Transformers
2007 - Bratz
2007 - National Treasure: Book of Secrets
2006 - Glory Road
2004 - National Treasure
2004 - The Manchurian Candidate
2004 - Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
2003 - Holes
2003 - A Decade Under the Influence
2001 - Pearl Harbor
2001 - Zoolander
2001 - Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
2001 - Ali
1999 - Varsity Blues
1998 - The General
1998 - Enemy of the State
1997 - Most Wanted
1997 - Anaconda
1997 - The Rainmaker
1997 - Rosewood
1996 - Mission: Impossible
1995 - Heat
1985 - Runaway Train
1982 - Lookin' to Get Out
1979 - The Champ
1978 - Coming Home
1974 - The Odessa File
1974 - Conrack
1972 - Deliverance
1970 - Catch-22
1969 - Midnight Cowboy
1967 - Hour of the Gun

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Jonas Hodges
11
Captain Woodrow F. Call
3
Cory
3
Peter Wicklow
1
Cliff Wakeman
1
Capt. Karl Holtke
1
Bill Mason
1
Victor Banks
1
Himself - Interviewee
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • In 1993, he took over the role of "Woodrow F. Call" from 'Tommy Lee Jones' (qv) in _"Return to Lonesome Dove" (1993)_ (qv). Three years later, he was succeeded by 'Jonny Lee Miller' (qv), who played the younger version of Call in _"Dead Man's Walk" (1996)_ (qv). That same year, Miller married Voight's daughter, 'Angelina Jolie' (qv), making Voight a short-term father-in-law to his own successor.
  • Grandfather of Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt and Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt .
  • His brother is songwriter Wes Voight who, under the alias 'Chip Taylor' (qv), wrote 'The Troggs' (qv)' 1966 smash hit "Wild Thing." His other songs include "Angel of the Morning" ('Merrilee Rush' (qv)), "I Can't Let Go" ('The Hollies' (qv)), etc.
  • Actively supported 'Rudolph W. Giuliani' (qv)'s campaign to win the Republican nomination in 2008, but later endorsed the eventual nominee Senator 'John McCain (I)' (qv).
  • Graduated from Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, in 1960. Changed his major after his Freshman year from Speech and Drama to Art.
  • Played father to 'Rick Schroder' (qv) twice: The first time in _The Champ (1979)_ (qv) and the second time in _"Return to Lonesome Dove" (1993)_ (qv).
  • Attended the Republican National Convention in 2008.
  • In 1982, he (Presenter) accepted the Oscar for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" on behalf of 'Katharine Hepburn' (qv), who wasn't present at the awards ceremony


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