September 24, 2021: RRabbit42 is looking to ask Fandom staff for bureaucrat rights on this wiki since the only bureaucrat left three years ago. Please read the blog for a few more details and to add info on whether you support this or have a reason why it shouldn't happen. Last day to respond will be Sept. 30th.

Don't forget to check out the "Moviepedia… Assemble" blog for things people can work on that are interested in becoming admins, content moderators and/or discussions moderators next year.

September 1, 2021: In order to edit here, you must have an account. Read the blog to see why this was necessary.


Jon Voight
Jon Voight.jpeg
Jon Voight
Yonkers, New York, U.S.
Birth date
December 29, 1938 (1938-12-29) (age 82)
Active Years

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.


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


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.

External links