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Topic - Jon Voight
It was Jon Voight’s portrayal of male prostitute Joe Buck in the 1969 film “Midnight Cowboy” that put him on the path to becoming an acting legend. Now he says he was paid a pittance for the part.
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage-rock classic more than 45 years after its release made the Troggs and lead singer Reg Presley international stars.
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage rock classic more than 45 years after its release made The Troggs and lead singer Reg Presley international stars.
At last, some Hollywood news of interest: silver screen conservative Jon Voight is likely to take on a meaty role as a Soviet agent in "Reagan," an upcoming $35 million independent production backed by an unapologetic, determined team of creatives, including producer Ralph Winter, a force behind the "X-Men" film series, plus Mark Joseph, a producer associated with "The Passion of the Christ" and "The Chronicles of Narnia."
John Lithgow, Jon Voight and Bill Murray are just a few of the stars who have brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in television and the movies.
Politically charged patriot and country music star Hank Williams Jr. is pining to get into talk radio. Pro-America and pro-military Mr. Williams will be producing "Loud and Rowdy," a trio of two-hour specials to air in the weeks before Election Day, offering up news of the day, politics, music and just plain "speaking his mind," a spokeswoman tells Inside the Beltway.
Wednesday marks an auspicious anniversary for Sarah Palin. The nation met her exactly four years ago.
Jon Voight helped his son James Haven on Wednesday to promote a new inspirational film about a Texan who lost everything because of alcoholism, but eventually redeemed himself, built a successful business and now dedicates himself to promoting education.
In 24 hours, Republicans descend on Florida en masse for a grand old party for the Grand Old Party. On Thursday, the mighty eight presidential hopefuls meet once again for another debate, this one hosted by Fox News and the Florida Republican Party, staged in Orlando. That's just the opening act, though.
Academy Award-winning actor and silver-screen conservative Jon Voight shares his reaction to news that New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will include President Obama and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the solemn remembrance of the 9/11 attacks at ground zero on Sunday. But no clergy. And no prayers.
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Silver screen conservatives -- those rare pro-America stalwarts standing fast in glittering Hollywood -- have taken notice of Rep. Allen West, the Florida Republican who recently rocked CPAC 2011 with his rousing, reasoned patriotism and straightforward demeanor.
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"Beware, America, of President Obama's dangerous START treaty," warns Academy Award-winning conservative actor Jon Voight in a telephone conversation with The Washington Times.
Now he says he was paid a pittance for the part.
Looking back, Mr. Voight says, “It was the worst.” But he said he has no regrets.