James Earl Jones doesn’t pay much attention to his voice

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, James Earl Jones looks back on his roles in such movies as The Lion King, Dr. Strangelove, and, of course, Star Wars — roles made potent by his famously sonorous voice. The funny thing is that the actor doesn’t pay attention to it. As he told the Times, “You know, I don’t hear the voice you hear. I’m not party to the Darth Vader tone. All I’m doing is using the voice I have to try to be as clear as I can with the language I’m using.” The one time he did actively use the Darth voice was on a cross-country road trip. Apparently, when truck drivers who heard him on their CB radios, they really freaked out. Read the whole interview in the Times.

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