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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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 2016 Mechanic: Resurrection (filming)
Max Adams
 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
 1976 Jackson County Jail
Coley Blake
 1975 Eliza's Horoscope
Tommy Lee (as Tom Lee Jones)
 1973 Life Study
Gus
 1970 Love Story
Hank (as Tom Lee Jones)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (Japan only): Suntory Boss canned coffee. 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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[on working with famous movie stars] I feel pretty lucky. Those guys, they know my name. They know who I am. Not bad for a little Indian boy. Not bad. See more »

Trivia:

Ten days after graduating from Harvard, he landed his first role in the Broadway production of "A Patriot for Me" (with Maximilian Schell), which closed after 49 performances. He got his agent after giving a letter of introduction to actress Jane Alexander. His story of how he found an agent and a Broadway job so quickly was written about in an issue of "Ripley's Believe It or Not". See more »

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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