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2014-05-08 08:29:15

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Play on Screens Across the Country June 4-10 in an Exclusive Screenvision Engagement with Broadway Near You NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With esteemed careers spanning 60 to 70 years long, actors Dame Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones will bring the magic of the stage to movie theaters across the country this June. Screenvision and Broadway Near You have partnered to make the stage production of the Pulitzer-Prize winning Driving Miss Daisy...

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...

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