Voight feared worst from Globe call

Jon Voight has been nominated for a Golden Globe

Ray Donovan star Jon Voight has revealed he feared the worst when his phone rang early in the morning to announce his Golden Globe nomination.

The veteran actor, who is the father of Angelina Jolie, received a nod for his role of criminal father Mickey Donovan in the TV drama, but Jon said it took him by surprise.

He revealed: "I heard the news coming out of a deep sleep. When someone calls you that early in the morning you don't know what it is, you are afraid there might be some emergency. But I was very flattered and very honoured."

Jon is up against The Good Wife star Josh Charles, Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, House of Cards actor Corey Stoll and Rob Lowe for Behind The Candelabra to take home the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries of TV movie.

His co-star Live Schreiber, who plays his son and title character Ray Donovan, received a nomination for Best Actor in a TV drama and Jon said it was gratifying to see the younger actor be recognised.

Speaking on the red carpet in Los Angeles, as the American Cinematheque honoured producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Jon said: "It feels great, Liev deserves it, he's the number one on the call sheet, he's the leading man."

Paying tribute to Hollywood super-producer Jerry, Jon added: "Everybody wants to be with Jerry, he's a terrific guy. I have gone to school on him, I have taken a good look and he has a gift for getting things accomplished in a very quiet way. He's very impressive, he's a magic guy and everybody loves him."

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