James Earl Jones

Active - 1964 - 2021  |   Born - Jan 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Children's/Family, History

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Academy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2011 Honorary Award Won
1970 The Great White Hope Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated

Critics' Choice Television Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2014 The Big Bang Theory Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series Nominated

Emmy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2004 Everwood Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1997 Frasier Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1994 Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1991 Heat Wave Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special Won
1990 By Dawn's Early Light Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1975 Claudine Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Nominated
1971 The Great White Hope Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1971 The Great White Hope New Star of the Year - Actor Won

Grammy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1976 Best Spoken Word Album Won
1976 Best Spoken Word Recording Won

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1988 Matewan Best Supporting Male Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1995 Career Achievement Award Won

Olivier Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2010 Best Actor Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Life Achievement Award Won
1995 Cry, the Beloved Country Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Nominated

Tony Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2017 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Won
2012 Actor (Play) Nominated
2005 Actor (Play) Nominated
1987 Actor (Play) Won
1969 Actor (Dramatic) Won