Jon Voight

American actor Jonathan Vincent Voight (/ˈvɔɪt/) was born on December 29, 1938. . He has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy honors and has won other honors, including four Golden Globes

an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and four awards. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2019.Voight initially gained notoriety in Midnight Cowboy (1969) as would-be gigolo Joe Buck. 

Jon Voight He received a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award

for this work. He performed in three films in the 1970s: Deliverance (1972), Coming Home (1978), for which he received the Academy Award for Best Actor

and The Champ (1979), a remake in which he portrayed a destitute former boxing champion and a businessman implicated in a murder. For his performance in Runaway Train (1985), he was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe.

In 2001, he starred as sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali, which led to nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Awards.

Additional noteworthy roles include those from the films Are included, Holes (2003), Pearl Harbor (2001), Enemy of the State (1998), Heat (1995), Mission: Impossible (1996), The Rainmaker (1997), and Pearl Harbor (2001).

Transformers (film, 2007). His part in the National Treasure movie series is another reason for his notoriety.

In addition, Jon Voight is well-known from his TV parts, which include those of Nazi lieutenant Jurgen Stroop in the 2001 film Uprising and Pope John Paul II in the 2005 miniseries of the same name.

In addition to receiving fresh recognition and admiration from critics and viewers for his work as Mickey Donovan in the Showtime drama series Ray Donovan, he won his fourth Golden Globe in 2014. He also had an appearance in the suspense series 24’s sixth season.

Jon Voight gained notoriety for his vocal conservative and religious ideas in his latter years, despite having initially adopted liberal views. Actor James Haven and actress Angelina Jolie are his children.

Childhood and schooling

Born in Yonkers, New York on December 29, 1938, Jonathan Vincent Voit was the son of professional golfer Elmer Voit (née Voytka) and Barbara (née Kamp). Barry Voight, a former Pennsylvania State University volcanologist, and James Wesley Voight, popularly known as Chip Taylor, are his two brothers.

  German immigrants comprised Voight’s maternal grandpa and his grandmother’s parents, while Slovak immigrants made up his paternal grandfather and grandmother’s parents.  Kamp, his great-grandfather.

Jon Voight originally developed an interest in acting at White Plains, New York’s Archbishop Stepinac High School, where he was reared as a Catholic. In 1956, he graduated and relocated to Washington, D.C. He studied at the Catholic University of America

where he graduated with a B.A. and a Bachelor of Arts. earned their degree in 1960. Jon Voight relocated to New York City to pursue an acting career after graduating.

After completing his studies under Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, he graduated.

1960s acting career

Early in 1961, Voight made his Off-Broadway debut in the revue O’Oysters. In late 1961, he made his Broadway debut in The Sound of Music as Rolf.

Jon Voight began working on television in the early 1960s, making guest appearances on Naked City and The Defenders in 1963, Twelve O’Clock High and Cimarron in 1966, and a number of episodes of Gunsmoke between 1963 and 1968. Played. Strip in 1968.

Jon Voight didn’t make his screen debut until 1967, when he appeared in Fearless Frank, Philip Kaufman’s parody of a crimefighter. In addition, he had a minor part in the John Sturges-helmed Western Hour of the Gun (1967).

He appeared in the 1968 film Out of It, directed by Paul Williams.

In the role, he portrayed Joe Buck, an innocent Texas-born hustler who is lost and homeless in New York. He is trained by tubercular con ster and small-time crook Dustin Hoffman’s Ratso Rizzo.

The movie centers on the emergence of an unexpected yet heartwarming relationship between the two main protagonists in late 1960s New York.

Based on James Leo Herlihy’s novel, the film was directed by John Schlesinger and was well-received by both reviewers and viewers.

Owing to its contentious topics, the movie had an X classification when it was first released. It would go on to become the only X-rated picture to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Voight and Hoffman were both nominated for Best Actor, but John W.


Voight starred as a Marxist college student grappling with his conscience in Mike Nichols’s 1970 adaption of Catch-22. Later, he reteamed with director Paul Williams to act in The Revolutionary.

Deliverance, released in 1972, stars Voight again. It’s a film directed by John Boorman that follows the tale of a canoe expedition into the American wilderness, based on a script that James Dickey helped adapt from his novel of the same name.

The movie, as well as Voight’s and co-star Burt Reynolds’ performances, were well-received by critics and viewers.

Additionally, from 1973 to 1974, Voight played Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire in Buffalo, New York’s Studio Arena Theater.

In the 1973 film The All American Boy, Jon Voight portrayed a teenage boxer without direction. Later, in the 1974 Martin Ritt film Conrac, Voight made an appearance. Voight played the titular role in The Water

Is Wide, an idealistic young schoolteacher assigned to teach underprivileged Black youngsters on a secluded South Carolina island. The story is based on Pat Conroy’s autobiographical novel.

In The Odessa File, based on Frederick Forsyth’s novel, he made his screen debut in the same year as Peter Miller, a young German journalist who uncovers a plot to shield former Nazis who are still in active service in Germany.

It was also the first time Voight worked with actor-director Maximilian Schell, who portrayed “Butcher of Riga” Eduard Roschmann. Voight would later star in the psychological thriller End of the Game in 1976. was based on a story by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, a Swiss dramatist and writer.

Richard Dreyfuss was cast as Matt Hopper in the 1975 movie Jaws, although Voight was first preferred by director Steven Spielberg for the part.

In Hal Ashby’s 1978 film Coming Home, Voight portrayed disabled Vietnam veteran Luke Martin. For his depiction of an eccentric yet honorable handicapped man, Voight won the Cannes Film Festival’s Best Actor Award.

which supposedly took inspiration from a real-life Vietnam soldier.Ron Kovic is an anti-war activist that Jane Fonda’s character develops feelings for. There was a well-known romantic moment in this movie involving the two.

At the Oscars, Voight took home the Best Actor in a Leading Role trophy, while Fonda took home a second Best Actress trophy.

In the 1979 reimagining of the 1931 Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper film The Champ, Voight starred as an alcoholic former heavyweight boxer, while a young Ricky Schroder played his devoted son. In 1979, Voight put on the boxing gloves once more. performed the role.

The movie did well abroad, but it did not do as well with American viewers.


appearance at the 1988 Academy Awards in April

In 1982, he reconnected with filmmaker Ashby for the film “Looking to Get Out,” where he portrayed Alex Kovacs, a con man who owes New York mafia and aspires to become a Las Vegas resident. Voight co-produced the film in addition to co-writing the screenplay.

In 1983, he co-produced and starred in the film Table for Five, where he portrayed a widower parenting his kids by himself.

In 1983, Voight was selected to reprise his stage role of Robert Harmon from John Cassavetes’ Golden Bear-winning film Love Streams. Voight had previously portrayed the part in 1981.

But a few weeks before to the start of filming, Voight said he wanted to also direct the picture. And so, he was taken out.

Jon Voight and Russian writer and director Andrei Konchalovsky collaborated on the 1985 film Runaway Train, which starred Oscar “Manny” Mannheim as an escaped robber Voight won the Golden Globe for Best Actor after being nominated for an Academy Award in the same category.

In addition, Roberts was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in recognition of his work.

Voight was said to have had a “spiritual awakening” at the close of the decade, and she went on to have a part in the 1986 movie Desert Bloom after these and other roles. Voight co-wrote and starred in the 1989 film Eternity, which follows a TV reporter as she attempts to uncover wrongdoing.

 in which George Costanza purchases a vehicle that seems to be Jon Voight’s. During a 2006 BAFTA Emmy Awards red carpet interview, Voight detailed the pre-episode procedure.

That is to say, I received an invitation to appear on Seinfeld. “Would you do Seinfeld?” he asked. I said, “I just had a chance to watch some Seinfelds, and I loved the show, but I knew these guys were really over the top.” They were incredibly intelligent individuals.

I then said, “Sure!” And that’s how the question “Will you be a part of the show?” came up; I assumed they would want me to do a walk-on.

  Do you understand what I mean? The script was about my automobile, so when I got it, my name appeared on every page. And I chuckled, thinking how absurd this was.

So I was extremely excited to do that. The author approached me and said, “John, would you come look at my car and see if you ever had it?” since the story was based on a true incident in which the author was given an automobile because Sold claimed that it belonged to him.

I lowered down to examine the automobile, stating, “No, I never had this car.” I was forced to break the awful news to him, regrettably. However, it was a nice episode. 

In 1992, Voight participated in the HBO film The Last of His Tribe.

Voight portrayed a smart fence named “Nate” in Michael Mann’s criminal thriller film Heat in 1995. He also starred in television movies Convict Cowboy and The Tin Soldier, which he also directed.

After that, Voight starred in Brian De Palma’s hugely successful 1996 blockbuster Mission: Impossible, which also starred Tom Cruise. In the TV show, Voight played Spymaster James Phelps, a character created by Peter Graves.

Voight starred in six movies in 1997, starting with Rosewood, which was inspired by the true story of how white inhabitants of neighboring Sumner destroyed the mostly black hamlet of Rosewood, Florida, in 1923.

In the role of John Wright, played by Voight, a white Rosewood store owner, he guards his black clients from white wrath and follows his conscience.

His next role was in the Amazonian film Anaconda, where he portrayed Paul Saron, a snake hunter who becomes fixated

on a gigantic anaconda and abducts an unknowing National Geographic film team that is trying to find a lost Indian tribe. Subsequently, Voight portrayed a blind guy in a supporting capacity in Oliver Stone’s film U Turn.

In Francis Ford Coppola’s film The Rainmaker, which was based on the John Grisham novel, he had a supporting part. He portrayed a dishonest lawyer working for an insurance business who meets Matt Damon’s rookie attorney.

Boys Will Be Boys, a family comedy helmed by Dom DeLuise, was his final release of 1997.

The next year, Voight starred as Jack Killoran, a lawyer who goes against morality in order to “fix” problems for his affluent clients, in the television movie The Fixer. After a tragic tragedy awakens his conscience, Killoran finds himself fleeing from his previous clients.

Additionally, he portrayed Will Smith’s character’s fiercest NSA opponent in Tony Scott’s 1998 political thriller Enemy of the State.

In the 1998 film The General, Voight and director Boorman were reunited. The film is based on the actual story of charming thief Martin Cahill, who is at conflict with the Provisional IRA and the police.

It is set in Dublin, Ireland. Inspector Ned Kenny, portrayed by Voight, is committed to holding Cahill accountable.

1999 saw his next appearance in Varsity Blues. He portrayed a gruff, tyrannical football coach who faced off against James Van Der Beek’s character in a battle of wills. Produced by MTV Pictures, which was just getting started, the movie was an unexpected smash and helped Voight gain traction with younger fans.

In 1999, Voight portrayed Noah in the TV show Noah’s Arc. She also starred in the television series Second String. In addition, he starred alongside Cheryl Ladd in the Belgian-set feature film A Dog of Flanders.

Following Gene Hackman’s refusal to take the part, Voight played President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 2001 action/war picture Pearl Harbor in the 2000s,

receiving positive reviews from reviewers for his portrayal. He made an appearance in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider the same year as Lord Croft, the father of the main heroine.

Angelina Jolie, who plays Voight’s real-life daughter, took the digital adventures, which are based on the well-known computer game, to the big screen.

In that same year, he starred as the titular character, a geeky supermodel from modest beginnings, in Ben Stiller’s film Zoolander. Voight played the father of the coal miner in Zoolander. in the motion picture

the 1990s

In the television movies Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991) and The Last of His Tribe (1992), he made his acting debut. Then, in 1992, he featured in ABC’s The Rainbow Warrior, which was about the drowning of the doomed Greenpeace ship.

Voight moved back and forth throughout the decade between feature films and television shows, playing a key part in the 1993 miniseries Return to Lonesome Dove, which was an adaptation of the 1989 western tale Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry.

Furthermore, Woight cast David Shwimer, Hank Azaria, and Lilly Sobiskey in the Made-for-Television picture Rebellion in 2001, which was inspired by the uprising in the Warsaw Jewish community.

In the character of Chief-General Juergen Stroop, who was in charge of destroying the Jewish resistance, Voight was nominated for a Primatime Amy Award for best actor in a limited series or motion picture.

Woight was cast in a supporting part by director Michael Mann for the 2001 biopic Ali, which starred Will Smith as the contentious former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali.

Under her makeup and clothing, Woet looked practically unrecognizable as she adopted sportscaster Howard Kosel. For his portrayal, Woight was nominated for a fourth Academy Award, this time for best actor in a supporting role.

She had an appearance in the television miniseries Jack and The Beenstock: The Real Story in 2001 as well. Richard Attenboro, Vanessa Redgrave, Matthew Modin, and Mia Sara.

He performed as Marion Sevela/MR. Sir in the hole in 2003. Voight Nicholas, who played Patrick Gates at the National Treasure and is the father of the Cage character,

joined the team in 2004. He portrayed Pope John Paul II in the second segment of the CBS television series in 2005. He was Adolf Rup, Kentki Wildcats head coach at Disney Hit Glory Road in 2006.

At the Summer Blockbuster Transformer in 2007, he portrayed US Defense Secretary John Caler, who was rescued by Hole Star Shia La Bioff. In addition, Woet confirmed in 2007 that he was Patrick Gates in National Treasure: Book of Secrets.

Alongside his goddess Skyler Shay, he made an appearance in Bratz. Prince Eric. The Woet has dubbed the CEO of a made-up private military firm based in northern Virginia as Starkwood, which bears some resemblance to Thessencup and the academy.

On November 23, Woight debuted in the two-hour prequel episode 24: 23 November. After that, he recovered for ten episodes of season seven. He went over to Dennis Hazbert.

Guest appearance “Card 24. Voight contributed his voice to The Word of Promise, a Thomas Nelson Audio Bible Production, in the same year. Voit portrayed Abraham in this dramatic audio.

This undertaking A significant dress was also displayed by John Schneider, Marisa Tomai, Jason Alexander, John Rice-Dewis, Luke Perry, Gary Sinnis, Jim Cavizel, and John Schneider.


June 2013, Wit

As the father of the main character’s father, Mickey Donovan, Woet made her eagerly anticipated debut on Ray Donovan in 2013. For his role in Ray Donovan, he was awarded the 2014 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film.

On March 26, 2019, Vite was appointed in a six -year tenure on the board of trusti board of Kennedy Center at Washington DC.


Woet was cast in Francis Ford Copola’s Magalopolis in 2022.

Opinions on Politics

Following his award of the National Medal of Arts, 2019: Write a letter to President Donald Trump

Early in life, Vite’s political beliefs aligned with liberal American perspectives, and he met President John F. Those who supported Kennedy were referred to as traumatized at the time.

Additionally, he supported George McGawn’s efforts to register voters in Los Angeles’ internal cities. fought vehemently against the Vietnam War.

He supported the Left Popular Unity Group in Chile by appearing in public concerts alongside Jane Fonda and Leonard Bernstein throughout the 1970s.

Odd Woet wrote for the Washington Times on July 28, 2008, expressing sorrow for his anti-war activism and asserting that “Marxist Publicity” was in charge of the peace movement.

Additionally, he asserted that the extremists within the peace movement were to blame for the rise of communist governments in Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as their inability to put an end to the 1.5 million people that were slaughtered in those countries’ murder fields.

Woet also attacked the Democratic Party and Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in the same opinion piece, saying that the party was running “a promotional campaign with” unconscious messages that a godlike figure (Obama) was making “which will” condemn it 

country and help in creating a socialist America.” He asserted that Obama was furious and that militants were raised on the ideologies of both white and black people.

In the 2012 and 2016 presidential contests, respectively, Woight backed Republican nominees Mitt Romney and Donald Trump. Voight declared, “God replied to all our prayers” by awarding Trump the White House during a proclamation rally in January 2017.

During a Trump inauguration event in January 2017, Voight declared, “God answered all of our prayers by giving Trump the White House

Voight praised Trump’s initiatives in a brief two-part video that she posted on Twitter in May 2019 and referred to as “the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln.”

After Joe Biden won the US presidential election in November 2020, Voight expressed his indignation via a message posted on his Twitter account. He went on to claim that Biden had rigged the election and that the US is in “our greatest struggle since the Civil War – the battle of

righteousness vs the devil, because these lefties are vile, corrupt, and they are destroying this nation.” Want to break.” He urged his supporters not to allow the 2020 presidential election to be declared without making an effort to verify its accuracy before ending the speech.

After the attack on the US Capitol on January 6 and on January 7

when Congress formally validated Biden’s victory, Voight requested his followers to cease their protests in another video he posted on Twitter.

Jon Voight made a video for gun regulation in 2022, after a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. In it, he said that “reasonable qualifications” and “testing” ought to be prerequisites for gun ownership.

role notes for the year title

1967 Fearless Frank Frank without fear

The Gun Hour Curly Bill Brocius, Jr.

1969 Cowboy at Midnight Juice out of it for Joe Buck

1970 Catch-22 revolutionary first lieutenant Milo Minderbinder

Deliverance Aid Gentry, 1972

All-American Boy, 1973 Vic Beeler, Conrack (1974) Pat Conroy’s file on Odessa Peter Miller

1975 Written by Walter Tschanze, The End of the Game released in 1978 exclusively in West Germany

1978 Luke Martin’s return in 1979 The Winner Flynn, Billy

‘Looking to Get Out’, written by Alex Kovac in 1982

1983 Five tables for J.P. Tannen

1985 Oscar ‘Manny’ Manheim Runaway Train

1986 Bloom in the Desert Chismore Jack

Eternity in 1990 Additionally, Edward James wrote 1995 Heat Nat 1996. Objective: Unfeasible Jim Phelps

1997 The One Who Brings Rain Drummond, Leo F.

Rosewood Wright John

Anaconda Paul Cerone, you become blind.

Top Desired Overall Lieutenant Colonel Grant Casey and Adam Woodward

1998 Thomas, the head of the NSA Department, has enemies. Reynolds, Brian

Chief of Staff Ned Kenny

1999 Bud Kilmer, the Varsity Blues coach, is an unknown co-executive producer and baby genius.

A dog from Flanders named Michael La Grande

Zoolander (2001) Larry Zoolander

From Tomb Raider Lara Croft Richard Croft, Lord

Pearl Harbor Roosevelt, Franklin D.

Howard Ali Cosell


Holes from 2003 Mister Sir / Marion Seville

Superbabies of 2004: Baby Genius 2 Kane/Bill Biscayne

Eddie Manchurian Candidate: The Five People You Meet in Heaven Senator Thomas Jordan is a national treasure. Patrick Gates

2006: Simon Conjurer’s Legend Dr. Kreuzx, Adolf Rup, Glory Road

September 2007, Don Jacob Samuelson

Dimly, Mr. John Keller, the transformer,

Treasure of the Nation: The Book of Secrets Henry Patrick Gates

2008 Assistant Chief Francis Tierney Sr., Pride and Glory, four Christmas creighton

A Carol from America George Washington made a cameo as Tropic Thunder.

2012: Going Beyond John Koski

Self-documentary, The Beatles Stories

2013’s Baby Genius and the Crown Jewels’ Hidden Meaning Driver of a Taxi Direct to Video

stampede enigmatic noise


Dracula: The Shadowy Knight Leonardo da Vinci

2014 Baby Genius and the Egyptian Treasure Straight to Video: Moriarty

Final Song Not Known to the Executive Producer

2015 Woodside Bear Bryant, Paul

Direct-to-Video: Baby Genius and Space Baby Moriarty

2016 Amazing Creatures and Their Locations American wrestler Henry Shaw Sr., known as The Wizard Chief Executive Officer Skinner Sr.

2017 is not the same as my Earl Hall.


2018 Getting Away from Crazy Grandpa Ben Crawly, Gus’s orphan horse

2020 Wade v. Roe Burger, Warren E.

2022 Risky Game: The Murders of Legacy Indispensable Souls, Shadowy City, and the Mysteries of Midnight Cowboy Self: A Documentary by Alison Bates, 2023 Patrick Quinn, in compassion, 2024 Brennan the Painter Novikov, Victor After Production

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