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James Earl Jones doesn't pay much attention to his voice

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James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, James Earl Jones looks back on his roles in such movies as The Lion King, Dr. Strangelove, and, of course, Star Wars — roles made potent by his famously sonorous voice. The funny thing is that the actor doesn't pay much attention to it. As he told the paper, "You know, I don’t hear the voice you hear. I’m not party to the Darth Vader tone. All I’m doing is using the voice I have to try to be as clear as I can with the language I’m using." The one time he did actively use the Darth voice was on a cross-country road trip. Apparently truck drivers really freaked out when they heard him on their CB radios. Read the whole interview in the Times.