Regina King paid tribute to James Earl Jones when the Hollywood legend celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday (01.17.21).
The 50-year-old actress took to Twitter to say howdy to the long-lasting actor, posting a photograph of James and a quote from the film star.
Regina wrote: “As soon as you start to clarify or excuse all occasions on racial grounds, you start to benefit from the harmful mythology of race” -James Earl Jones. Completely satisfied Worthday @jamesearljones #DayofGiants (sic) “
Then again, Josh Gad additionally used Twitter to have a good time James’ historic birthday.
The 39-year-old film star greeted James and actress Betty White, who turned 99 on Sunday, joking that January 17 must be a “nationwide vacation” in America.
Josh wrote on the microblogging platform: “Right now each @BettyMWhite and #JamesEarlJones have a good time birthdays ?! How is it not a nationwide vacation? (Sic)”.
Wendell Pierce, finest recognized for taking part in Detective Bunk Moreland on “The Wire,” praised James by means of his Twitter account and described the veteran star as his “mentor and inspiration.”
In his birthday message, Wendell wrote: “To my mentor and inspiration: Completely satisfied 90th birthday to James Earl Jones. One of many best artists of our technology. Might you be frequently blessed (sic).”
Illeana Douglas additionally praised the Hollywood star on social media, describing James as a “nationwide treasure.”
She wrote on her Twitter account: “Wishing a beautiful 90th birthday to nationwide treasure James Earl Jones, who made his movie debut in Physician Strangelove (1964) (sic).”
The birthday tributes got here shortly after James revealed that he deliberate to have a good time the milestone by having fun with a “slice of strawberry shortcake.”
The enduring actor, who has starred in motion pictures like ‘Dr. Strangelove ‘, the unique’ Star Wars’ trilogy, and ‘The Lion King’ – they stated, “I will preserve having to remind myself it is my birthday. I will make an exception and revel in a slice of strawberry shortcake, my favourite! ! “
James admitted “feeling implausible and grateful” for the success he has loved through the years.
He added: “I like getting older and changing into wiser over time.”