Tommy Lee Jones biography

Tommy Lee Jones

Actor, Film actor

1946 –

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Who is Tommy Lee Jones?

Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and film director. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the 1993 thriller film The Fugitive.

His other notable starring roles include former Texas Ranger Woodrow F. Call in the award-winning TV mini-series Lonesome Dove, Agent K in the Men in Black film series, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men, the villain Two-Face in Batman Forever, terrorist William Strannix in Under Siege, a Texas Ranger in Man of the House, rancher Pete Perkins in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, which also served as his directorial debut, Colonel Chester Phillips in Captain America: The First Avenger and Warden Dwight McClusky in Natural Born Killers. Jones has also portrayed real-life figures such as businessman Howard Hughes, Radical Republican Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, executed murderer Gary Gilmore, U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur, Oliver Lynn, husband of Loretta Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter, and baseball great Ty Cobb.


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Sep 15, 1946
San Saba
Also known as
  • TLJ
  • Tom Lee Jones
  • Tom
  • Tomî Rî Jônzu
  • United States of America
  • Harvard University
    ( - 1969)
  • St. Mark's School
  • Robert E. Lee High School
  • Harvard College
Lived in
  • Midland
  • San Antonio
  • Terrell Hills

on July 23, 2013

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