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Jon Voight

Full / Real Name: Jonathan Vincent Voight
Born: 29 December 1938 (81 years old)
Gender: Male

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Jon Voight is an American actor known for his award-winning performances from the 1970s onwards with notable performances in numerous movies, including Midnight Cowboy (1969), Deliverance (1972), Runaway Train (1985), Heat (1995), Pearl Harbor (2001), Zoolander (2001), Ali (2001)and National Treasure (2004).

He made his television series regular role debut as Mickey Donovan, Ray's murderous low-life father who has arrived in LA to get what he feels is his rightful due after a 20-year stint in prison, in the drama series Ray Donovan, in 2013.

Voight launched his career with the role as hustler Joe Buck in the ground-breaking film Midnight Cowboy. In 1978, he won the Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of a quadriplegic Vietnam War veteran in Coming Home. He also received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for his performance in Runaway Train.

Other film credits include Deliverance, Mission: Impossible, Varsity Blues, Holes and National Treasure. After playing Robert De Niro's underworld contact in Heat, Voight also starred in The Rainmaker, Enemy of the State and Tomb Raider, opposite his real-life daughter Angelina Jolie.

His co-starring role as Howard Cosell in Ali earned him an Oscar nomination.

In television, he guest starred in the seventh season of the hit drama series 24.


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Howard Cosell

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Mickey Donovan

Mickey Donovan

Mickey Donovan

Mickey Donovan

Mickey Donovan

Mickey Donovan

Mickey Donovan

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Presenter - Himself

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Nominee - Himself

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Winner - Himself

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Blind Man


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