He just got extended on Broadway with Driving Miss Daisy, along with Vanessa Redgrave. This is, surprisingly, the play’s first time on Broadway — it was originally produced off-Broadway in 1987, starring Morgan Freeman. (As the chauffeur.)
Trivia note: James Earl Jones was born a single day before Toni Morrison — she in Ohio, he in Mississippi.
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Driving Miss Daisy production photo by Carol Rosegg.