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How old was James Earl Jones in The Lion King?

James Earl Jones was 62 in The Lion King when he played the character 'King Mufasa (voice)'.

That was over 27 years ago in 1994.

Today he is 90, and has starred in 133 movies in total, 60 since The Lion King was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Lion King, I think James Earl Jones looks:

Did you know?

The Lion King scores 8.1 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

James Earl Jones' first acting role was as 'Lt. Lothar Zogg' in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, released in 1964 when he was 33.

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