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  • James Jones

    Born on December 31, 1969 in Arkabutla, Mississippi

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Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)

James Jones as "Rev Stephen Kumalo"

Reverend Stephen Kumalo (James Earl Jones) is a back-country Zulu preacher in South Africa. When his son (Eric Miyeni) is accused of robbery and murder, Kumalo journeys to Johannesburg, where he is helped by a local priest (Vusi Kunene). He eventually meets James Jarvis (Richard Harris), the father of the murder victim, who is a prominent white supremacist. However, they discover common ground, and their mutual respect becomes a symbol of apartheid's eventual demise.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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