Share:

Jon Voight

Actor / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Comedian | * 12/29/1938 (80) | Yonkers, New York, USA
3,720
Jonathan Vincent Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. He is the winner of one Academy Award, having been nominated for four. He has also won four Golden Globe Awards and has so far been nominated for eleven. He is the father of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven. Voight came to prominence in the late 1960s with his Oscar-nominated performance as Joe Buck, 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 remake of The Champ (1979). His output became sparse during the 1980s and early 1990s, although he won the Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance as the ruthless bank robber Oscar "Manny" Manheim in ()
Photo of Jon Voight

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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Jon Voight

National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actor BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Academy Award for Best Actor New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor National Board of Review Award for Best Actor Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Theatre World Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 3x Academy Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actor 2x National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor 5x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple/ensemble 3x Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Watch Movies & Series on Amazon Prime Video Today!

Enjoy thousands of movies and TV shows/series, over two million songs ad free, free shipping, exclusive deals and more with Amazon Prime. Start your 30-day free trial today. After that, only $12.99/month or $119 annually; Prime Video standalone is available for just $8.99/month.
www.amazon.com

Movies with Jon Voight as Actor(89)

as himself2019 Hal
as Justice Burger2019 Roe v. Wade
as Father Peter2019 Court of Conscience
as Ben Crowley2018 Orphan Horse
as Principle Skinner2017 American Wrestler: The Wizard
as John2016 JL Family Ranch
as Paul Bryant2015 Woodlawn
as Jerry the Dog2015 A Christmas Eve Miracle
as Himself - Interviewee2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as The Voice2013 Getaway
as Van Helsing2013 Dracula: The Dark Prince
as himself2012 Pablo
as Jon Koski2012 Beyond
as himself2012 Casting By
as Himself (uncredited)2010 Stardust
as himself2009 Clarkworld
as Francis Tierney, Sr.2008 Pride and Glory
as Jonas Hodges2008 24: Redemption
as Creighton2008 Four Christmases
as President George Washington2008 An American Carol
as Himself - Awards Ceremony2008 Tropic Thunder
as John Keller2007 Transformers
as Jacob Samuelson2007 September Dawn
as Principal Dimly2007 Bratz
as Dr. Crazx2006 Deadly Lessons
as Adolph Rupp2006 Glory Road
as Senator Thomas Jordan (D-CT)2004 The Manchurian Candidate
as Bill Biscane / Kane2004 Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
as Patrick Gates2004 National Treasure
as Hamilton Cage2004 The Karate Dog
as Marion Sevillo "Mr. Sir"2003 Holes
as Coach Chuck Dichter2002 Second String
as Larry Zoolander2001 Zoolander
as SS-Brigadeführer Jürgen Stroop2001 Uprising
as Howard Cosell2001 Ali
as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt2001 Pearl Harbor
as Lord Richard Croft2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
as Michel1999 A Dog Of Flanders
as Coach Bud Kilmer1999 Varsity Blues
as Thomas Brian Reynolds1998 Enemy of the State
as Inspector Ned Kenny1998 The General
as Jack Killoran1998 The Fixer
as Leo F. Drummond1997 The Rainmaker
as Blind Man1997 U Turn
as Paul Serone1997 Anaconda
as Gen. Adam Woodward, alias Lt. Col. Grant Casey1997 Most Wanted
as John Wright1997 Rosewood
as Jim Phelps1996 Mission: Impossible
as Yarik1995 The Tin Soldier
as Nate1995 Heat
as Ry Weston1995 Convict Cowboy
as Peter Willcox1993 The Rainbow Warrior
as Professor Alfred Kroeber1992 The Last of His Tribe
as Dr. Robert Gale1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning
as Edward / James1990 Eternity
as Jack Chismore1986 Desert Bloom
as Oscar 'Manny' Manheim1985 Runaway Train
as J.P. Tannen1983 Table For Five
as Alex Kovac1982 Lookin' to Get Out
as Billy1979 The Champ
as Luke Martin1978 Coming Home
as Walter Tschanz1975 End of the Game
as Pat Conroy1974 Conrack
as Peter Miller1974 The Odessa File
as Vic Bealer1973 The All-American Boy
as Ed Gentry1972 Deliverance
as 1st Lt. Milo Minderbinder1970 Catch-22
as Russ1969 Out of It
as Joe Buck1969 Midnight Cowboy
as Fearless Frank1967 Fearless Frank
as Curly Bill Brocius1967 Hour of the Gun

TV Shows/Series with Jon Voight as Actor(17)

as Mickey Donovan2013 Ray Donovan
as Pope John Paul II / Karol Wojtyla2005 Pope John Paul II
as Noah1999 Noah's Ark
as Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim), Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.1998 Emily of New Moon
as Woodrow F. Call1993 Return to Lonesome Dove
1982 Wogan

Movies with Jon Voight as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1995 The Tin Soldier
Writing/Writer1990 Eternity
Writing/Writer1982 Lookin' to Get Out

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Jonathan Voight
Born: Thursday, 12/29 1938 (December) in Yonkers (current age: 80 years + 296 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: The Catholic University of America, Archbishop Stepinac High School, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Spouses (current/former): Lauri Peters, Marcheline Bertrand
Siblings: Chip Taylor, Barry Voight
Other names for Jon Voight (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jonathan Vincent Voight"
Jon Voight frequently works together with these people:
Steven Paul (16x, Crew)
Ben Stiller (10x, Actor)
William Shatner (8x, Actor)
Geraldo Rivera (8x, Actor)
Whoopi Goldberg (7x, Actress)
Dustin Hoffman (6x, Actor)
Carmen Electra (6x, Actress)
Michael Mann (6x, Crew)
Jenny McCarthy (6x, Actress)
Sean McNamara (6x, Crew)
Skyler Shaye (6x, Actress)
Marcia Cross (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:508, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/20/2019