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JON VOIGHT is still remembered for the classic "Midnight Cowboy” which brought his first Academy Award® nomination, as well as his Oscar®-winning turn as Luke Martin in "Coming Home.” Since then, Voight has forged a career in which he successfully transitioned from leading man to one of America's most versatile character actors.

Voight recently starred with Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep in Jonathan Demme's "The Manchurian Candidate.” He also played Mr. Sir in the popular and critically acclaimed Andy Davis feature film "Holes,” based on the Newberry Award winning book of the same name. He has been featured in "Ali” for which he was Oscar® nominated for his portrayal of Howard Cosell, "Pearl Harbor” and "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” (starring with his daughter Angelina Jolie), and has starred in "Mission: Impossible,” "Varsity Blues,” "Enemy of the State” and "Anaconda.”

Other feature film credits include Francis Ford Coppola's "The Rainmaker” (Golden Globe® nominee), "The General,” "Deliverance,” "Runaway Train,” which earned him a third Academy Award® nomination and a Golden Globe®, "The Odessa File,” and "The Champ” (Golden Globe® nominee).

Voight made his Broadway debut in "The Sound of Music.” In 1966, he starred opposite Robert Duvall in the acclaimed revival of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge.” He later starred at LA's Ahmanson Theatre in "A Streetcar Named Desire.”

On television, Voight recently starred in the powerful, critically acclaimed film, "Jasper Texas.” Based on actual events, "Jasper Texas” tells the disturbing story of a heinous racial crime in which a black man was dragged to his death in a small Texas town. Voight also costarred in "Uprising,” the true story of the Warsaw ghetto for NBC, and in "Jack & The Beanstalk: The Real Story,” a miniseries for CBS. He has starred in "Chernobyl: The Final Warning,” "The Last of His Tribe” which earned him a Cable Ace Award, and the mini-series "Return to Lonesome Dove.” He made his directorial debut with the Showtime cable movie "The Tin Soldier” which won several awards, including Best Children's Film at the Berlin Film Festival.


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