Knowledge Identifier: +James_Earl_Jones
Roscoe Lee Browne - Browne desired to do more than act and narrate, and in 1966 he wrote and made his directorial stage debut with "A Hand Is On The Gate" starring Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Moses_Gunn, and other rising black talent
Jane Alexander - Alexander's major break in acting came in 1967 when she played Eleanor Backman in the original production of Howard Sackler's "The Great White Hope" at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Like her co-star, James Earl Jones, she went on to play the part both on Broadway , winning a Tony *award for her performance, and in the film version , which earned her an Oscar nomination
Marcel Dalio - Dalio played the "dirty" old Italian in "Catch-22" and appeared in "The Great White Hope" with James Earl Jones, both in 1970
Frankie Faison - Faison started his acting career in 1974 in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of "King Lear", with James Earl Jones in the title role
Of Mice and Men - The play was revived in a 1974 Broadway production in the Brooks Atkinson Theatre starring Kevin Conway as George and James Earl Jones as Lennie
Lee Chamberlin - In 1979, she played the wife of James Earl Jones' character on the short-lived police drama "Paris
Bernando LaPallo - In 1979, she played the wife of James Earl Jones's character on the short-lived police drama "Paris"
Shirley Verrett - In 1996 Verrett joined the faculty of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance as a Professor of Voice and the James Earl Jones University Professor of Music
Charles Burnett (director) - "Annihilation of Fish" is an interractial romance film starring James Earl Jones and Lynn Redgrave that won the Jury *award from the Newport Beach Film Festival in 2001, the Audience *award at the Sarasota Film Festival in 2001, and a Silver *award at WorldFest Houston in 2000
Gordon Davidson (director) - In 2003, Davidson made a brief cameo appearance as himself, directing a play starring James Earl Jones and Jack McFarland, in an episode of Will & Grace
He would dub Vader's voice again for a different dialog with Emperor Palpatine, now played by Ian McDiarmid, for the 2004 DVD version
On April 7, 2005, James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams headed the cast in an African-American Broadway revival version of "On Golden Pond", directed by Leonard Foglia and produced by Jeffrey Finn
Jones lent his voice for a narrative part in the Adam Sandler comedy, "Click", released in June 2006
Elizabeth Taylor - On December 1, 2007, Taylor acted on-stage again, appearing opposite James Earl Jones in a benefit performance of the A. R. Gurney play "Love Letters"
In February 2008, he starred on Broadway as Big Daddy in a limited-run, all-African-American production of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", directed by Debbie Allen and mounted at the Broadhurst Theatre
In October 2010, Jones returned to the Broadway stage in Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" along with Vanessa Redgrave at the Golden Theatre
Vanessa Redgrave - In October 2010 she starred in the Broadway premiere of "Driving Miss Daisy" starring in the title role opposite James Earl Jones
Star Wars - In 2014, Jones reprised his voice role of Darth Vader for an extended prologue featured on the ABC broadcast of the first episode of "Star Wars Rebels"
Star Wars - In 2016, Jones will reprise his role of Darth Vader for the upcoming "Star Wars Anthology" film "Rogue One"
In February 2017, it was announced that Jones would again voice the character in a live-action remake of the film, which will be directed by Jon Favreau