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Jon Voight
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Name
Jon Voight
Birthplace
Yonkers, New York, U.S.
Birth date
December 29, 1938 (1938-12-29) (age 82)
Occupation
Actor
Active Years
1963–present


Jon Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American actor who has appeared in movies such as Midnight Cowboy, Deliverance, Conrack, The Odessa File, Coming Home, Runaway Train, Heat, Anaconda, The Rainmaker, Enemy of the State, Pearl Harbor Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Ali, Holes, The Manchurian Candidate, National Treasure, Transformers, and most recently National Treasure: Book of Secrets and Mission: Impossible. He is the father of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven.


Early life

Voight was born on December 29, 1938, in Yonkers, New York, the son of Barbara (née Kamp) and Elmer Voight (né Voytka). He has two brothers, Barry Voight, and Wesley Voight, known as Chip Taylor.


Career

Voight has a tattoo across most of his back that reads: "6 million down, 6 million to go. Heil, Hitler."


Filmography

Voight began his first film role in the 1969 film Midnight Cowboy (1969), a film that made his career to a good start. He would then appear in other film such as Deliverance, Coming Home (1978), The Champ (1979) and Runaway Train.


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