Jon Voight

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Jon was born under the official name Voight, Jonathan Vincent on December 29th, 1938. He has been a credited actor since the 1969 film Midnight Cowboy.

Jon Voight is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in five films including the 2006 action film The Legend of Simon Conjurer as the character Dr. Crazx, the 1997 action movie Rosewood playing John Wright and the 1985 action release Runaway Train cast as Oscar 'Manny' Manheim.

Jon has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-five films including: the 2013 action film Getaway as the character The Voice, the 2008 comedy movie Four Christmases playing Creighton and the 2008 crime release Pride and Glory cast as Francis Tierney, Sr..

Jon Voight has earned salaries up to $17,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2007 action film Transformers, which brought in $319,000,000 at the box office.

In 1999 Jon Voight produced his first movie, the comedy film Baby Geniuses. Since then he went on to produce the comedy film The Final Song in 2014.

Jon is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least four magazines, captured in more than three pictorials, interviewed in over five publications and featured in ten magazine articles.

As an actor Jon Voight has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Luke Martin in the 1978 film Coming Home. Jon Voight was also nominated for Best Actor for his role as Joe Buck in the 1969 movie Midnight Cowboy , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Manny in the 1985 movie Runaway Train and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Howard Cosell in the 2001 movie Ali .

Quotes

" If Washington is a two-party town, why can't Hollywood be one too?

Trivia

Good friends with fellow actor Eric Martic .
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