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James Earl Jones (b. January 17, 1931) portrays Thulsa Doom in Conan the Barbarian (1982 movie).


Year Film Role Notes
1964 Dr. Strangelove Lt. Lothar Zogg
1967 The Comedians Dr. Georges Magiot
1967 The Comedians in Africa Himself Short film
1970 The End of the Road Doctor D
1970 The Great White Hope Jack Jefferson
1972 The Man Douglass Dilman
1974 Claudine Rupert "Roop" B. Marshall
1976 The River Niger Johnny Williams
1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Leon Carter
1976 Swashbuckler Nick Debrett
1976 Deadly Hero Rabbit
1977 The Greatest Malcolm X
1977 Star Wars Darth Vader Voice, originally uncredited (credited in reissues)
1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic Older Kokumo
1977 The Last Remake of Beau Geste Sheikh
1977 A Piece of the Action Joshua Burke
1979 The Bushido Blade Harpooner
1980 The Empire Strikes Back Darth Vader Voice, originally uncredited (credited in reissues)
1982 The Flight of Dragons Ommadon Voice
1982 Conan the Barbarian Thulsa Doom
1982 Blood Tide Frye aka Demon Island and The Red Tide
1983 Return of the Jedi Darth Vader Voice
1985 City Limits Albert
1986 Soul Man Professor Banks
1986 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Umslopogaas
1987 Gardens of Stone Sgt. Maj. "Goody" Nelson
1987 My Little Girl Ike Bailey
1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night Emperor of the Night Voice
1987 Matewan Few Clothes
1988 Coming to America King Jaffe Joffer
1989 Three Fugitives Detective Movan Dugan
1989 Field of Dreams Terence Mann
1989 Best of the Best Frank Couzo
1990 Convicts Ben Johnson
1990 The Hunt for Red October Admiral James Greer
1990 The Ambulance Lt. Spencer
1990 Grim Prairie Tales Morrison
1991 Scorchers Bear
1991 True Identity Himself
1992 Patriot Games Admiral James Greer
1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7 Narrator American dub
1992 Sneakers NSA Agent Bernard Abbott
1993 Dreamrider William Perry
1993 Sommersby Judge Barry Conrad Isaacs
1993 The Sandlot Mr. Mertle
1993 Excessive Force Jake
1993 The Meteor Man Earnest Moses
1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Himself Cameo
1994 Clean Slate Dolby
1994 The Lion King Mufasa Voice
1994 Clear and Present Danger Admiral James Greer
1995 Jefferson in Paris Madison Hemings
1995 Cry, the Beloved Country Rev. Stephen Kumalo
1995 Judge Dredd Narrator Uncredited
1996 A Family Thing Ray Murdock
1996 Good Luck James Bing
1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning Kibosh Voice, direct-to-video
1997 Gang Related Arthur Baylor
1998 Primary Colors CNN Voiceover
1998 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Mufasa Voice, direct-to-video
1999 Our Friend, Martin Martin Luther King, Sr. Voice, direct-to-video
1999 On the Q.T. Leo
1999 Undercover Angel The Judge
1999 The Annihilation of Fish Fish
1999 Fantasia 2000 Himself
2001 Finder's Fee Avery Phillips
2005 Robots Voice Box at Hardware Store Voice
2005 The Sandlot 2 Mr. Morris Mertle Direct-to-video
2005 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Darth Vader Voice, uncredited
2006 The Benchwarmers Darth Vader Voice, cameo
2006 Click Narrator of Michael's Past Uncredited cameo
2006 Scary Movie 4 Narrator Uncredited cameo
2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Roscoe Jenkins, Sr.
2009 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey The Professor, The Admiral Voice
2009 Jack and the Beanstalk The Giant Voice
2011 Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Darth Vader Voice, short film
2013 Gimme Shelter Frank McCarthy
2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Ruben
2014 Driving Miss Daisy Hoke Coleburn Theatrical release of Australian stage production
2016 Rogue One Darth Vader Voice
2018 Warning Shot Pendleton
2019 The Lion King Mufasa Voice
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Darth Vader Voice
2021 Coming 2 America King Jaffe Joffer

Television series[]

Year Title Role Notes
1963 East Side/West Side Joe Goodwin Episode: "Who Do You Kill?"
1966 Dr. Kildare Dr. Lou Rush 4 episodes
1966-1969 Star Trek: The Original Series Ranger Bob Main role, 3 seasons
1969 N.Y.P.D. Candy Lateen 2 episodes
1969 Sesame Street Himself 2 episodes
1974 NBC Children's Theater Himself Episode: "Super Plastic Elastic Goggles"
1977 Roots Alex Haley Episode: "Part XII"
1977 Jesus of Nazareth Balthazar Episode: "Part 1"
1978 Sesame Street Movie Star Episode: 1148
1979 Roots: The Next Generations Alex Haley Episode: "1.7"
1979–1980 Paris Woodrow Paris 13 episodes
1985 Me and Mom Lou Garfield 6 episodes
1986 Faerie Tale Theatre Genie of the Lamp, Genie of the Ring Episode: "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp"
1987 Highway to Heaven Gabe Wilson 1 episode: "A Song of Songs"
Square One TV Announcer
Chief Thad Greene
4 episodes
1987–1991 Mathnet Chief Thad Green 5 episodes
1988–1989 L.A. Law Lee Atkins 2 episodes
1989 Saturday Night with Connie Chung Vernon Johns Episode: "God's Bad Boy"
1989–1992 Long Ago and Far Away Himself (host) 35 episodes
The Simpsons Moving Man, Serak the Preparer, Narrator, Maggie Simpson Voice, 3 episodes
1990–1991 Gabriel's Fire Gabriel Bird 22 episodes
1991–1992 Pros and Cons Gabriel Bird 12 episodes
1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories Narrator Segment "Millions of Cats"
1992 Garfield and Friends Diablo Voice, episode: "Ghost of a Chance"
1993 ABC Weekend Special N/A Episode: "The Parsley Garden"
1993 Law & Order Horace McCoy Episode: "Profile"
1993 American Playhouse Old Man Taylor Episode: "Hallelujah"
1994 Picket Fences Bryant Thomas Episode: "System Down"
1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Franklin Stern Episode: "The House of Luthor"
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child King Dakkar Voice, episode: "The Valiant Little Tailor"
1995 Signs and Wonders Diamond 4 episodes
1995 Under One Roof Neb Langston 6 episodes
1995 3rd Rock from the Sun Narrator 19 episodes; uncredited
1997 Mad About You Himself Episode: "Chicken Man"
1997 Touched by an Angel Angel of Angels Episode: "Clipped Wings"
1997 Frasier Norman Royster Episode: "Roz's Krantz & Gouldenstein Are Dead"
1997 Stargate SG-1 Unas Episode: "Thor's Hammer"
1997 Homicide: Life on the Street Felix Wilson 3 episodes
1998 Merlin Mountain King Voice, 3 episodes
1998 Recess Santa Claus Voice, Episode: "Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave"
2001 Oswald Andy Voice, Episode: "Chasing the Ice Cream Truck"
2001 Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat Perry Voice, Episode: "Sagwa's Swan Song"
2002-2003 Dexter's Laboratory Otis Robinson Voice; Episodes: "Beau Tie"
"School Girl Crushed"
"Babe Sitter"
2003 The Fairly OddParents Albert Voice, Episode: "Information Stupor Highway"
2003 Sonic X Ben Voice, Episode: "Chaos Emerald Chaos"
2003 Will & Grace Himself Episode: "Me and Mr. Jones"
2003–2004 Everwood Will Cleveland 3 episodes
2004 According to Jim Royal Flush XP Toilet Voice, Episode: "The Toilet"
2004 Sesame Street Himself Episode: 4077
2005 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Emile Voice, Episode: "Visiting Hours"
2005 Danny Phantom Luke Voice, Episode: "Pirate Radio"
2005 My Life as a Teenage Robot Jack Voice, Episode: "Toying with Jenny"
2006 The Buzz on Maggie Leno Episode: "Scout of Order"
2006 Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! Sheldon Episode: "A Little Help From Your Friends"
2007 Wayside Clive Episode: "Age of Aquarium"
2008 Yin Yang Yo! Mr. Hex Voice; Episodes: "The Manotaur"
"Dance Dance Devastation"
"Game Over"
2008 Paws & Tales: The Animated Series David Robinson Voice; Episode: "Hullabaloo at Hunker Hill"
2008 Two and a Half Men Himself Episode: "The Devil's Lube"
2009-2015 WordGirl Corin Voice; Episodes: "Slumber Party Pooper"
"Line Lessons With Lady Redundant Woman"
"The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift"
"Hal the Haggler"
"My Dad, My Teacher, My Dad, My Teacher"
"The Power of Whamship"
"Royally Framed"
"WordGirl vs. Tobey vs. the Dentist"
2009 Jimmy Two-Shoes Mr. Murphy Voice; Episode: "I've Totally Shredded My Cheese"
2009 House Dibala The Tyrant"
2009 The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack Joseph Voice; Episode: "Low Tidings"
2010 Fish Hooks Nick Voice; Episode: "Bea Becomes an Adult Fish"
2010-2013 T.U.F.F. Puppy O Voice; Episodes: "Toast of T.U.F.F."
"Mutts and Bolts"
"Rat Trap"
"Subliminal Criminal"
"Acting T.U.F.F."
2011 The Amazing World of Gumball Professor Jack Voice; Episode: "The Spoon"
2013 Scaredy Squirrel Johnny Voice; Episode: "Stash N' Hoarder"
2013-2018 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Richard Voice; Episodes: "Games Ponies Play"
"Stranger Than Fan Fiction"
"To Where and Back Again Pt. 2"
"School Daze Pt. 1"
2013 Camp Lakebottom Roger Allen Voice; Episode: "Escape From Camp Lakebottom"
2014 The Big Bang Theory Himself Episode: "The Convention Conundrum"
2014-2021 Teen Titans Go! The Todd Voice; Episodes: "Real Magic"
"I See You"
"Garage Sale"
"Pyramid Scheme"
"Beast Boy's St. Patrick's Day Luck, and It's Bad"
"Operation Dude Rescue: Pt. 1"
"History Lesson"
"TV Knight"
"TV Knight 2"
"Flashback: Pt. 1"
"Flashback: Pt. 2"
"Justice League's Next Top Talent Idol Star: Dance Crew Edition: Pt. 2"
2014 Breadwinners King Richard Voice; Episode: "Driver's Breaducation"
2014 Mixels Fiar Tuck Voice; Episode: "Fang Gang Log Toss
2014 Wander Over Yonder Lord Locksley Voice; Episode: "The Rider"
2014 Over the Garden Wall Jack Robinson Voice; Episode: "Schooltown Follies"
2014–2016 Star Wars Rebels Darth Vader Voice, 5 episodes
2015 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Nicky Voice; Episode: "Star Comes to Earth"
2015 Harvey Beaks Cox Voice; Episode: "Nightclub Night"
2015 The Day My Butt Went Psycho! Thomas Voice; Episode: "Runnin' on Empty"
2015 Steven Universe Sid Voice; Episode: "Keystone Motel"
2015 Clarence Becky Voice; Episode: "Tuckered Boys"
2015-2019 Supernoobs Mr. Cooper Voice; Episodes: "A Noob Hope"
"Noobies vs. Smoothies"
"Noob Kids on the Block"
"Who, What, Where and Noob"
"Shake Your Noobie"
"How to Noob the Science Fair"
"Happy Noob-o-ween"
"The Noobiest Place on Earth!"
"To Noob or Not to Noob"
"Noob of the Round Table"
"The Noob Kids at School"
"Pool Party Noob"
"One Noob Wonder"
"Noob Dunnit!"
2015 Agent X Chief Justice Caleb Thorne 2 episodes
2015 Nature Cat Kopek Voice; Episode: "Astronauts"
2016–2017 The Loud House Chicken Voice; Episodes: "Sound of Silence"
"Space Invader"
"Roughin' It"
"Patching Things Up"
"Cheater by the Dozen"
"Lock 'n' Loud"
"The Whole Picture"
"Fed Up"
"Shell Shock"
"ARGGH! You For Real?"
2017 ToonMarty Rent Voice; Episode: "Candy Cute"
2017 Billy Dilley's Super-Duper Subterranean Summer Sheen Voice; Episode: "Zartran"
2018 Big City Greens Donkey Voice; Episode: "Photo Op"
2019 Amphibia Russ Lasky Voice; Episode: "Anne of the Year"
2020 The Owl House Ox Voice; Episode: "Young Blood, Old Souls"
2021 The Ghost and Molly McGee Fuzzy Voice; Episode: "The Curse"
2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi Darth Vader Voice, 4 episodes

Television films[]

Year Title Role Notes
1974 The Cay Timothy
1975 The UFO Incident Barney Hill
1977 The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened Morris Bird, Jr.
1978 Star Wars Holiday Special Darth Vader
1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Father Divine
1984 The Vegas Strip War Jack Madrid
1990 By Dawn's Early Light Alice
1990 Heat Wave Junius Johnson
1992 Lincoln Narrator
1993 Percy & Thunder Percy
1994 Confessions: Two Faces of Evil Charles Lloyd
1994 The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story Vernon Johns
1994 Rod Serling's Lost Classics Host
1994 Bah, Humbug! Narrator, Ebenezer Scrooge
1995 People: A Musical Celebration The Storyteller
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault Dr. McDuffie
1996 Timepiece Lawrence
1997 Alone Grey
1997 What the Deaf Man Heard Archibald Thacker
1997 The Second Civil War Jim Kalla
1999 Santa and Pete Grandpa Nicholas
1999 Summer's End Dr. William Blakely
2001 The Feast of All Saints Older Marcel
2005 The Reading Room William
2009 The Magic 7 5-Toe (voice)
2015 The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar Mufasa (voice)

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