Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his
portrayal of a paraplegic Vietnam War veteran in Coming Home (1978). He
gained popularity in 1969 with his performance as a would-be-gigolo in the
movie Midnight Cowboy. Voight was also in Deliverance (1972). He is the
biological father of film actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven.