Veteran actor,James Earl Jones marked his 90th birthday today his home in upstate New York. The ‘Coming 2 America’ actor said he will enjoy a slice of strawberry cake and pray for better times.
“I will keep having to remind myself that it’s my birthday,” adding that on the special day, “I’ll make an exception and enjoy a slice of strawberry shortcake, my favorite!”
“feeling fantastic and grateful at 90 years old. Looking back at my life and extensive career, I am so proud of my work and accomplishments. I love growing older and wiser with time.”
“I can say that those of us who have lived 90 years have no right to be surprised,” Jones writes.
“In order for us to heal and move forward, we need to learn to love and respect each other. That will be my wish when I blow out my birthday candles.”
“I feel young at heart, and I love to work and will continue to act for as long as I can.” He will “spend the day reflecting on past years and thinking about what’s next” during his birthday.
“Or perhaps I’ll celebrate the day by watching ‘Coming to America’ again!” – Jones writes in an email to USA TODAY
Happy Birthday Sir, a True Icon.