8 Facts About Jon Voight

1. In May 2008, Jon Voight paid a solidarity visit to Israel in honor of its 60th birthday.

FactSnippet No. 45,348 - en.wikipedia.org

2. In this dramatized audio, Jon Voight played the character of Abraham.

FactSnippet No. 45,346 - en.wikipedia.org

3. In 1995, Jon Voight played the role of "Nate", a fence in the film, Heat, directed by Michael Mann, and appeared in the television films Convict Cowboy, and The Tin Soldier, directing the latter film.

FactSnippet No. 45,334 - en.wikipedia.org

4. In 1985, Jon Voight teamed up with Russian writer and director Andrei Konchalovsky to play the role of escaped con Manny Manheim in Runaway Train.

FactSnippet No. 45,330 - en.wikipedia.org

5. In 1970, Jon Voight appeared in Mike Nichols' adaptation of Catch-22, and re-teamed with director Paul Williams to star in The Revolutionary, as a left wing college student struggling with his conscience.

FactSnippet No. 45,325 - en.wikipedia.org

6. In 1969, Jon Voight was cast in the groundbreaking Midnight Cowboy, a film that would make his career.

FactSnippet No. 45,323 - en.wikipedia.org

7. In 1968 Jon Voight took a role in director Paul Williams's Out of It.

FactSnippet No. 45,322 - en.wikipedia.org

8. In 1962, Jon Voight married actress Lauri Peters, who he met when they both appeared in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music.

FactSnippet No. 45,318 - en.wikipedia.org