James Earl Jones Retires From Voicing Darth Vader


At a glance

  • James Earl Jones is stepping back from portraying one of the most iconic villains, according to reports.
  • For over 40 years, the 91-year-old actor has been the voice of Darth Vader for “Star Wars,” but now it has emerged that he has given the go-ahead for the digital recreations of his voice.
  • Jones is behind memorable lines such as “Luke, I am your father” and various other catchphrases made famous by Darth Vader, but as the years wore on, his voice began to change with age, and he took a significant step back from the role.

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