Jon Voight plays an Irish Mafia Boss in Mercy.
Jon Voight, the prolific actor with a career spanning several decades, has acted in numerous films, television shows, and theater productions. He has received several accolades for his work, is known for his versatility as an actor, and has portrayed various characters throughout his career. His latest film Mercy is now in theaters and will be on V.O.D. June 2nd, 2023.
Voight began his career in the late 1960s with television appearances on shows such as “N.Y.P.D.” and “Gunsmoke.” In 1969, he made his film debut in “Midnight Cowboy,” which won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture. In addition, Voight’s portrayal of Joe Buck earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Voight continued to act in critically acclaimed films throughout the 1970s, including “Deliverance,” “The Odessa File,” and “Coming Home.” His role in “Coming Home” earned him his first Academy Award for Best Actor. He also received an Academy Award nomination for his role in “Runaway Train” in 1985.
Voight has also appeared in several successful television shows.
He played the lead role in the C.B.S. series “C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation” from 2004 to 2005 and had a recurring role on the hit show “24” in 2007. He also starred in the Showtime series “Ray Donovan” from 2013 to 2020, earning a Golden Globe nomination for his performance. His other notable film roles include Heat, Anaconda, Varsity Blues, Holes, Pearl Harbor, Tomb Raider, Zoolander, and The National Treasure films. He will star with Adam Driver, Shia LeBeouf, and Audrey Plaza in Francis Ford Coppola’s upcoming film Megalopolis. Voight has been recognized for his talent and dedication to his craft. He has received numerous awards, including four Golden Globe Awards, an Academy Award, and an Emmy Award. He was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1985.