James Earl Jones
publication date: Sunday, April 2, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)
clue: From the early identity of CNN to the feline king of Africa to the worst dad in the galaxy, he's the rare actor whose voice is truly unmistakable.
explanation: Jones provided the voices of Mufasa in The Lion King and Darth Vader in the Star Wars films, as well as CNN's early station-identification bumpers ("this is CNN"). more…
intended difficulty: easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, and Aaron Shurtleff