Jones, James Earl

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Actor (born in 1931) appearing in numerous films, television and the theater. Some of the many titles of productions in which he was featured are "The Great White Hope" (for which he received a Tony Award), "Dr. Strangelove," "River Niger," "The Cherry Orchard," "Of Mice and Men," and many Shakespearean plays.

From the description of James Earl Jones papers, 1972-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486153

From the guide to the James Earl Jones collection, 1972-1973, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Souvenir programs for theatrical productions, 1906-2005. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Radio Spot Announcements United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Borrello, Alfred. Papers, 1946-1988. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Charles Henry Alston Papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Gotfryd, Bernard. Bernard Gotfryd Photograph Collection [graphic] / Bernard Gotfryd. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sue Brandt McBee Collection of African American Culture AR. 2001. 020., 1980-2003., 1950-2003. Austin History Center, Austin Public Library..
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf La Salle, Eriq, 1962-.... L'étoile du Bronx : la naissance d'une légende / Eriq La Salle, réal. ; Alan Swyer, Larry Golin, scénario ; Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Barwood, Hal. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings : [screenplay] / by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins ; adapted from the novel by William Brashler. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn University Scrapbook Collection, 1960-2009. Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
creatorOf La Salle, Eriq, 1962-.... L'étoile du Bronx : la naissance d'une légende / Eriq La Salle, réal. ; Alan Swyer, Larry Golin, scénario ; Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Barwood, Hal. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings : [screenplay] / by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins ; adapted from the novel by William Brashler. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Lucy Kroll Papers, 1908-1998, (bulk 1950-1990) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn James E. Hinton Collection, 1968-1992 : Finding Aid Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Kennedy, Adrienne. Papers, ca. 1954-1992. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival records. Series VI: Development Office, 1954-1989 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf James Earl Jones collection, 1972-1973 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Veber, Francis, 1937-.... Les trois fugitifs / Francis Veber, réal., scénario ; David McHugh, comp. ; Nick Nolte, Martin Short, James Earl Jones... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Jones, James Earl. Seminars with James Earl Jones, actor. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Kroll, Lucy. Lucy Kroll papers, 1908-1998 (bulk 1950-1990). Library of Congress
creatorOf Veber, Francis, 1937-.... Les trois fugitifs / Francis Veber, réal., scénario ; David McHugh, comp. ; Nick Nolte, Martin Short, James Earl Jones... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Cat on a hot tin roof / [by Tennessee Williams,] 2008. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Ben Shaktman Papers, 1949-2009 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Gill, Glenda Eloise. Glenda Gill collection. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977. Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Jones, James Earl. James Earl Jones papers, 1972-1973. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
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associatedWith Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977. person
associatedWith Barwood, Hal. person
associatedWith Borrello, Alfred. corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Fuller, John person
associatedWith Fuller, John, person
associatedWith Gill, Glenda Eloise. person
associatedWith Gotfryd, Bernard person
associatedWith Hill, Barney person
associatedWith Hill, Barney. person
associatedWith Hill, Betty person
associatedWith Hill, Betty. person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix person
associatedWith John, Errol. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Adrienne. person
associatedWith Kroll, Lucy. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith McBee, Sue Brandt corporateBody
associatedWith New York Shakespeare Festival corporateBody
associatedWith Office for the Arts at Harvard & Radcliffe. corporateBody
associatedWith Papp, Joseph person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Shaktman, Ben, 1937- person
associatedWith Unger, Arthur person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. person
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African Americans in the motion picture industry
Unidentified flying objects--Sightings and encounters
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African American actors
Actors
Afro--American actors
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Birth 1931-01-17

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