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Jon Voight

Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight (/vɔɪt/; born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. He has won one Academy Award, out of four nominations, and three Golden Globe Awards, out of nine nominations. Voight is the father of actors Angelina Jolie and James Haven. 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 (decade), 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 miniseries of the same name (2005). Voight was born in

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Jon Voight -- I WANT to Celebrate with Brad and Angelina, But ...

Jon Voight
I Want to Celebrate with Angelina, But ...

Jon Voight says he's delighted Brad Pitt finally made an honest woman of his daughter Angelina Jolie ... even though they didn't invite him to the wedding.The father of the bride was leaving… READ MORE >

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Wedding -- Jon Voight NOT Invited!

Jon Voight
I Was Not Invited to Brad and Angie's Wedding

There's a reason Jon Voight didn't attend his daughter Angelina Jolie's wedding ceremony in France ... and let's just say ... his invitation wasn't lost in the mail.Voight tells TMZ ... he first… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
Jon Voight -- Casualty In CBS vs. Time Warner War ... Can't Watch My Own Show!

'Ray Donovan' Star Jon Voight
Victim In CBS vs. TW War I Can't Watch My Own Show!

Jon Voight says he's SICK of the war between CBS and Time Warner Cable ... because the "Ray Donovan" star can't watch his own damn show ... and now he's about to take matters into his own hands.… READ MORE >

- 404 days ago
Jon Voight Looks After Angelina's Kids

Jon Voight
Finally Gets to See Angelina's Kids

It seems Jon Voight has officially mended his once strained relationship with daughter Angelina Jolie ... since he was spotted hanging out with her kids in public for the first time in London this… READ MORE >

- 1113 days ago
Jon Voight -- Stumped by Futuristic Parking Thingy

Jon Voight -- Stumped by Futuristic Parking Thingy

Jon Voight had a little trouble figuring out one of those newfangled credit card parking meters -- but he's not the only one struggling with 21st Century technology ... right, Harv? Check out TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1161 days ago
Nicholson to Oksana's Dude: You Don't Know Jack

Nicholson to Oksana's Dude:
You Don't Know Jack

Oksana Grigorieva's bodyguard/key adviser told her none other than Jack Nicholson was footing the bill for his services because Jack was so concerned for her safety ... but his story is pure BS --… READ MORE >

- 1442 days ago
Jon Voight: Angelina Reunion was 'Wonderful'

Jon Voight: Angelina Reunion was 'Wonderful'

Jon Voight returned from Venice last night after finally burying the hatchet with Angelina Jolie in Italy and called their long-delayed reunion "wonderful," and praised Brad Pitt. More Jon &… READ MORE >

- 1665 days ago
Angelina Jolie's Dad Sues the Guys That Sued Him

Angelina Jolie's Dad Sues the Guys That Sued Him

It's not enough Jon Voight can't get the time of day from daughter Angelina Joile ... he feels he's been viciously targeted by some movie investors and now he's decided to go after them.Here's the… READ MORE >

- 1927 days ago
Papa Jolie: Gone in Thirty Seconds

Papa Jolie: Gone in Thirty Seconds

Jon Voight must have ESP -- because he knew exactly what we were going to ask before the photog could even say the word "Angelina."And check out his jacket, looks like Coach Kilmer raided the… READ MORE >

- 2168 days ago
Jon Voight: Pray for Angie's Belly Fruit

Jon Voight: Pray for Angie's Belly Fruit

Jon Voight may have a pretty strained relationship with his daughter, Angelina Jolie, but he was still kind enough to ask pappers to pray for his unborn gorgeous… READ MORE >

- 2288 days ago

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