Jon Voight Overview

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Born: December 29, 1938

The middle son of professional golfer Elmer Voight and his homemaker wife, Barbara, Jon Voight was born and raised in Yonkers, New York. He began acting in high school, and continued to do so at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. where he received a BFA in graphic design and art (he excelled at drawing). He moved to NYC and studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse. At 22, he made his debut an off-Broadway musical revue and later that year, made his Broadway debut in The Sound of Music... See All


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