He provided the voice of Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King and its 1998 sequel, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. He will reprise the role of Mufasa in the live-action version of The Lion King directed by Jon Favreau. He was also one of the international hosts in Fantasia 2000. He also hosted The Story Behind the Story: The Lion King on the 2001 2-disc DVD of Beauty and the Beast and American Legends. He also voiced Santa Claus in 2 Recess episodes and Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street. Jones reprised his role as Darth Vader in the Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios. He was also the narrator in Judge Dredd.