Jon Voight

Jon Voight Brief Biography

Jon Voight
Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. He has won one Academy Award, out of four nominations, and three Golden Globe Awards, out of nine nominations. Voight is the father of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven.

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 remake of The Champ (1979).

Jon Voight News

• 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise will span five movies, says J.K. Rowling
• Renee Zellweger and Greg Kinnear help the homeless in 'Same Kind of Different as Me' trailer
• 'Ray Donovan' renewed for fifth season by Showtime
• 'Fantastic Beasts' movie panel discussion falls flat

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