Jon Voight

Jon Voight is an American actor. He first gained recognition by starring in the 1969 film Midnight Cowboy, for which he won the Golden Globe for new star of the year. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture - drama for his performance in the 1978 film Coming Home.

Voight is also known for performances in films like 1972's Deliverance, 1979's The Champ, 1985's Runaway Train (for which he won the Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture - drama), 1995's Heat, 1996's Mission: Impossible, 1997's The Rainmaker, 1997's Anaconda, 1999's Varsity Blues, 2001's Zoolander, 2004's National Treasure, 2007's Transformers and 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He also gained recognition for his role on the television series Ray Donovan (2013-2020), which earned him a Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a series, miniseries, or television film.

He is also known for being the father of actress Angelina Jolie, with whom he co-starred with in the 1982 film Lookin' to Get Out and the 2001 film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
Jon Voight
Full Name
Jonathan Vincent Voight
Hometown
Yonkers, New York
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Born
12/29/1938
Age
83

FAQs

How many times has Jon Voight been married?

Jon Voight has been married twice. He was married to actress Lauri Peters from 1962 to 1967 and to actress Marcheline Betrand from 1971 to 1980.

How many children does Jon Voight have?

Jon Voight has two children: actor James Haven and actress Angelina Jolie.

How old was Jon Voight in 'Ray Donovan'?

Jon Voight first appeared in the television series 'Ray Donovan' in the Aug. 11, 2013 episode "New Birthday" when he was 74 years old. He last appeared in the television movie that concluded the series, 'Ray Donovan: The Movie,' which aired on Jan. 14, 2022 when Voight was 83 years old.

How old was Jon Voight in 'Midnight Cowboy'?

The film 'Midnight Cowboy' premiered on May 25, 1969 when star Jon Voight was 30 years old.

Why were Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie estranged?

Jon Voight and daughter Angelina Jolie were estranged from 2002 to 2010 after Voight publicly claimed that his daughter required "help" after she adopted her first child, Maddox, from Camobia.

In what episode of 'Seinfeld' does George buys Jon Voight's car?

Jon Voight appears as himself in the 'Seinfeld' episode "The Mom & Pop Store" in which George Costanza (Jason Alexander) is led to believe he has bought Voight's used car. The episode first aired on Nov. 17, 1994.

How old was Jon Voight in 'Mission: Impossible'?

The film 'Mission: Impossible' was released on May 22, 1966 when star Jon Voight was 57 years old.

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