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Tommy Lee Jones


Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas, on a scholarship, and went to ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

No Country for Old Men
(2007)
Men in Black
(1997)
Men in Black II
(2002)
The Fugitive
The Fugitive Samuel Gerard
(1993)

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 2017 Shock and Awe (post-production)
Joe Galloway
 2016 Criminal
Dr. Franks
 2006 A Prairie Home Companion
The Axeman
 1999 Double Jeopardy
Travis
 1998 Small Soldiers
Chip Hazard (voice)
 1997 Men in Black
Kay
 1994 Cobb
Ty Cobb
 1994 Blue Sky
Hank Marshall
 1993 House of Cards
Jake Beerlander
 1991 JFK
Clay Shaw
 1990 Fire Birds
Brad Little
 1987 The Big Town
George Cole
 1981 Back Roads
Elmore Pratt
 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
Doolittle Lynn
 1978 Eyes of Laura Mars
John Neville
 1978 The Betsy
Angelo Perino
 1977 Rolling Thunder
Johnny Vohden
 1975 Eliza's Horoscope
Tommy Lee (as Tom Lee Jones)
 1973 Life Study
Gus
 1970 Love Story
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Four on a Garden", New York City. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 8 Interviews | 19 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tom Lee Jones | Tomî Rî Jônzu

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's been said, truthfully, that every actor has a moment in every year, at least, when he knows for sure that he'll never work again. That's a more or less humorous way to point to the insecurity that comes with the job. I think that's why [Laurence Olivier] said, "If you have any choice at all, don't be an actor". See more »

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Speaks Spanish fluently. See more »

Trademark:

Deadpan delivery See more »

Nickname:

TLJ See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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