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Jonathan Vincent Voight

Birthplace: Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elmer Voight or Voytka and Barbara Voight
Ex-husband of Marcheline Bertrand
Father of James Haven and Angelina Jolie
Brother of Private and Private

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Noah Tutak
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About Jon Voight

Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence at the end of the 1960s, with a performance as a would-be hustler 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 has starred in the seventh season of 24 as the villain Jonas Hodges.

Voight is the father of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven, as well as brother of singer-songwriter Chip Taylor and geologist Barry Voight.

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Jon Voight's Timeline

December 29, 1938
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States
May 11, 1973
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
June 4, 1975
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
- 1956
Archbishop Stepinac High School, White Plains, New York, United States
- 1960
The Catholic University of America, District of Columbia, United States