JON VOIGHT (The Voice) is an Oscar-winning actor who has also garnered three
Golden Globe Awards.
Voight launched his career with the role of would-be hustler Joe Buck in the
groundbreaking film "Midnight Cowboy," for which he received his first Academy Award
nomination and a Golden Globe Award. In 1979, he won the Oscar
and Golden Globe for Best
Actor for his performance as a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran in "Coming Home." He also
received an Oscar
nomination and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in
"Runaway Train." His portrayal of Howard Cosell in "Ali" earned him his fourth Oscar
nomination, for Best Supporting Actor.
Voight is currently playing Mick Donovan on the acclaimed new Showtime series "Ray
Donovan." He was previously honored with Emmy nominations for his performance in
"Uprising," the story of the heroic resistance of the Warsaw ghetto, and for the title role in the
miniseries "John Paul II." His popular portrayal of Jonas Hodges in the seventh season of the
drama series "24" was also widely praised.
Among his other film credits are "Deliverance"; "Heat," alongside Robert De Niro;
"Mission: Impossible"; "The Rainmaker"; "Enemy of the State"; "Varsity Blues"; "Holes"; and
"National Treasure." Voight also starred in "Tomb Raider," opposite his daughter Angelina Jolie.
Born in Yonkers, New York, Voight is well known for his humanitarian work, his support
for Israel, and his support for our troops.
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