Actor Jon Voight supports President-Elect Donald Trump

-- YouTube download of AP video / Bucking the Hollywood trend, actor John Voight is unwavering in his support of Donald Trump. 

Actor Jon Voight praises Donald Trump at the world premiere of new film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." (Nov. 11)

The Oscar-winning Hollywood actor, who played a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in 1978's Coming Homeexplained his choice as follows with CBS News: "He's an answer to our problems. We need to get behind him. The Republicans need to unite behind this man. Voight, father of actress Angelina Jolie, whose, other significant starring role was in 1972s movie "Deliverance" along with Burt Reynolds, and Ned Beatty, continued: "We need somebody to go in and reconstruct us in a sort of way, get us back to where we were, who we need to be."

Actor Jon Voight supports Donal Trump / Headline SurferThe Oscar-winning Hollywood actor, who played a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in 1978's Coming Homeexplained his choice as follows with CBS News: "He's an answer to our problems. We need to get behind him. The Republicans need to unite behind this man. 

Voight, father of actress Angelina Jolie, whose, other significant starring role was in 1972s movie "Deliverance" along with Burt Reynolds, and Ned Beatty, continued: "We need somebody to go in and reconstruct us in a sort of way, get us back to where we were, who we need to be."

FAST FACTS: Jon Voight:

Jon Voighrt Voight came to prominence in the late 1960s with his performance as a would-be gigolo in Midnight Cowboy (1969). During the 1970s, he became a Hollywood star with his portrayals of a businessman mixed up with murder in Deliverance (1972); a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Coming Home (1978), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Leading Actor; and a penniless ex-boxing champion in the remake of The Champ (1979).
Voight played a ruthless bank robber in Runaway Train (1985). During the 1990s, Voight starred in Michael Mann's cult classic Heat (1995) opposite Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino. He portrayed the antagonists in Mission: Impossible (1996), Enemy of the State (1998) and as an unscrupulous showman attorney in Francis Ford Coppola's The Rainmaker (1997), which earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Voight gave critically acclaimed biographical performances during the 2000s, appearing as sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali (2001) for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, as Nazi officer Jürgen Stroop in Uprising (2001), as Franklin D. Roosevelt in Michael Bay's Pearl Harbor (2001) and as Pope John Paul II in the eponymous miniseries (2005).
-- Source: Wikipedia
 
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