Friday, 21 July 2017

Jon Voight

John Voight with birthname as Jonathan Vincent Voight is an American actor.He was born on Dec 29,1983 in Yonkers,New York,USA to Barbara and Elmer Voight.He has two brothers Barry Voight and Wesley Voight.He went to Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains,New York.Later he completed his degree in arts from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C after which he moved to New York to pursue his acting career.

He is been active in the industry since 1963.He is known for his role in  Midnight Cowboy, Deliverance, Coming Home and The Champ in the late 1960s to 1980s.Again he gained prominence in the 1990s and 2000s through his films Heat,Mission:Impossible,Enemy of the State,The Rainmaker,Uprising and Pearl Harbor.

Some of the other films in which he acted are Fearless Frank,Hour of the Gun,Out of it, Catch-22,The Revolutionary,The Odessa File,End of the Game,Lookin' to Get Out,Table for five,Eternity, Rosewood, Anaconda, U Turn, Most Wanted,Zoolander,National Treasure, Transformers,An American Carol, Pride and Glory, September Dawn etc.

Apart from the films,he also acted in TV episodes which includes Pope John Paul II,The Karate Dog,Lone star,24,24:Redemption,Second String,Tin Soldier,Noah's Ark,Convict Cowboy,NYPD, Gunsmoke,Summer fun,The Last of his tribe,NET Playhouse,Naked City,The Defenders etc.

Jon Voight Religion

Jon Voight was raised as a Catholic.So it can be assumed that he may be following the religious practices and belief system of Catholicism.

Jon Voight Political Views

Jon Voight is a supporter of Republican Party.He was in support of Donald Trump in the Presidential Elections and had issued some statements against the Obama's Governance when Obama was the President. 

Who is he/she dating?

Jon Voight was married to Lauri Peters on 1962 and got divorced on 1967.Then he again got married to Marcheline Bertrand on 1971 and got divorced on 1980.He has 2 children,actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven.

Jon Voight Hobbies

Regarding the leisure time activities of Jon Voight not much is known.But it can be assumed that he might be interested in involving politics related activities in his spare time if not indulged in activities related to his field.

Interesting Facts

Jon Voight's dad is a Professional Golfer.His paternal grandfather was a Slovak immigrant and his paternal grandmother was of Slovak descent.His maternal grandfather and grandmother are German immigrants.

He was nominated at Golden Globe Awards for 11 times and had won 4 times.He won the Best actor award at Academy Awards in 1978 for his film Coming Home.He also won the Best Actor award at Cannes Film Festival,Los Angeles Film Critics Association,National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle and National Society of Film Critics for his film Coming Home.