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2013-07-02 16:22:05

NEW YORK, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inclusion in the Arts, a New York City-based national not-for-profit, announced today that legendary actor James Earl Jones will be the recipient of Inclusion in the Arts' first-ever Champion of Diversity Award. The presentation and reception is being hosted by Loreen Arbus (Television Producer, Author, Diversity Activist & President of The Loreen Arbus Foundation) and co-sponsored by The Walt Disney Studios. Courtney B. Vance,...

2012-10-04 10:22:12

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch announced the complete list of honorees for the 22(nd) Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The show will be held on Monday, November 5, 2012 at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood and will feature performances by Tichina Arnold (Everyone Hates Chris) and Shoshana Bean (Wicked). Celebrity presenters include Samuel L. Jackson (Avengers), Blair Underwood (L.A. Law), Kate Burton (Grey's Anatomy), Judy Reyes...

2008-10-06 00:00:24

LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Earl Jones, who has voiced some of entertainment's most memorable characters, will receive the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. SAG President Alan Rosenberg called Jones "a vocal presence without peer" and lauded his TV, film and stage work. "His long and quiet devotion to advancing literacy, the arts and humanities on a national and local scale deserves our appreciation," Rosenberg said last week. Jones, who said he was mute as a child because of...

2008-10-02 12:03:56

Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild said Thursday it has chosen film and TV star James Earl Jones as the next recipient of its lifetime achievement award. The guild said the prize is awarded annually to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession." It is scheduled to be presented to Jones at the "15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards," which is to air live on TNT and TBS Jan. 25, 2009. "James Earl Jones's distinguished career on stage, in film, on television, in...