Voice of Darth Vader Reads ‘Baby’ by Justin Bieber (VIDEO)
Eighty-year-old actor James Earl Jones, best known as the booming voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars trilogy and the betrayed lion Mufasa in The Lion King, indulged Gayle King on her Oprah Winfrey Network show by reading the opening verse and chorus to “Baby” by Justin Bieber.
Despite claiming not to be aware of the 16-year-old sensation, he delivered the famous lines known by nearly everybody else (it has more than 465 million views on YouTube) with his signature level of gravitas.
Check out some of his most classic scenes at the risk of spoiling two great movies:
Darth Vader’s climactic battle with Luke Skywalker from “The Empire Strikes Back”:
Mufasa’s death by wildebeest from “The Lion King”: