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James Earl Jones

MapPawling, NY
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  • Actor

Best of Hudson Valley History

2012 Readers' Pick — Best Actor
2011 Readers' Pick — Best Actor
2010 Readers' Pick — Best Actor
2008 Readers' Pick — Best Actor

Additional Information

Best of Hudson Valley Winners: 2008
2010
2011
2012
County: Dutchess
Pick: Readers' Picks
About: Famous for his deep voice, this Pawling resident is best known for portraying Darth Vader in the early Star Wars movies. As a child, he overcame a severe stuttering problem by reciting poetry that he'd written in class. His son Flynn's alma mater, the Poughkeepsie Day School, currently houses a theater in his name.

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