American songwriter whose most popular songs are "Angel of the Morning" and "Wild Thing." He was born James Wesley Voight.
After unsuccessfully trying to become a pro golfer, he began a career in music.
His album "Yonkers, NY" was a 2011 nominee for the Grammy Award for best recording package.
He is the brother of famous actor Jon Voight.
He is the uncle of actress Angelina Jolie.