American actor James Earl Jones is not dead. The actor is alive and well. A prank, that is spreading on the internet like wildfire, especially on social networking websites, claims the 84 year-old actor died in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At the writing of this article, the website that created the prank, claims that over a million people have fallen for the actor's death prank. So, whenever something dramatic or depressing like the death of someone is posted on social networking or satire news websites, please verify it with a reputable news website before posting, sharing, commenting on, or liking.