Jon Voight



Actor Date of Birth: December 29, 1938


Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight is an American actor. He has received an Academy Award, out of four nominations, and three Golden Globe Awards, out of nine nominations. 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 Champ (1979). Although his output slowed during the 1980s, Voight received critical acclaim for his performance as a ruthless bank robber in Runaway Train (1985). During the 1990s, he most notably starred as an unscrupulous showman attorney in The Rainmaker (1997). Voight gave critically acclaimed biographical performances during the 2000s, appearing as sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali (2001), as Nazi officer Jürgen Stroop in Uprising (2001), and as Pope John Paul II in the television film of the same name (2005). Voight is the father of actress Angelina Jolie.



Place of Birth: Yonkers, New York, USA




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Angelina Jolie and Jon Voight bury the hatchet
Angelina Jolie and Jon Voight bury the hatchet

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Angelina Jolie's off-again,on-again relationship with her father, actor Jon Voight, is on again. "Jon and I have gotten to know each other — through grandchildren now — [and] we're finding a new relationship," the 42-year-old actress, who is ...and...

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The director's film First They Killed My Father is getting a lot of award season buzz and she sat down for an interview on The Hollywood Reporter's podcast Awards Chatter. During the interview, Jolie discussed her films, working with ex Brad Pitt and...

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'Angie's spoken about that and that's it': Jon Voight breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein saying he didn't know ...

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Jon Voight has spoken publicly for the first time about daughter Angelina Jolie's claim to have been sexually harassed by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Asked if he knew about her experience with the Miramax co-founder, the Oscar-winning actor, 78, said...

Angelina Jolie Is 'Finding A New Relationship' With Her Father Jon Voight!
Angelina Jolie Is 'Finding A New Relationship' With Her Father Jon Voight!

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A major relationship has been restored for Angelina Jolie. No, not with Brad Pitt — with her estranged father Jon Voight! Speaking on The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast, the First They Killed My Father director revealed that she and her...

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