James Earl Jones is American actor who has had a prestigious career of over 50 years. He made his Broadway debut in 1957 and has been the recipient of many awards such as Tony Awards and Golden Globe Awards. James Earl Jones did sing the Grinch song, which was written by Dr. Seuss. He was also the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies. He was honored in 2011 with an Honorary Academy Award.