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Jon Voight

Born
Jonathan Vincent Voight , Yonkers, New York, USA
Birthday
1938-12-29
Occupation
Actor
Spouse(s)
Lauri Peters (m. 1962–1967; divorced)
Marcheline Bertrand (m. 1971–1980; divorced)
Years Active
1958–present
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Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence at the end of the 1960s, with a performance as a would-be gigolo in 1969's Best Picture winner, Midnight Cowboy, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination. Throughout the following decades, Voight built his reputation with an array of challenging roles, appearing in such landmark films as Deliverance (1972), and Coming Home (1978), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor. Voight's portrayal of sportscaster/journalist Howard Cosell, in the 2001 biopic Ali, earned critical raves and his fourth Oscar nomination. He starred in the seventh season of 24 as the villain Jonas Hodges.
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