Top 5000
Down 4 this week

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 »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent, publicist and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Tommy Lee Jones? Add or change photos

Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 people
created 03 Oct 2012
a list of 49 people
created 14 Jan 2013
a list of 38 people
created 23 Jul 2013
a list of 28 people
created 30 Aug 2014
a list of 45 people
created 10 Sep 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Tommy Lee Jones's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (78 credits)
 2011 The Sunset Limited (TV Movie)
 2006 A Prairie Home Companion
The Axeman
 1999 Double Jeopardy
 1998 Small Soldiers (Video Game)
Major Chip Hazard (voice)
 1998 Small Soldiers: Squad Commander (Video Game)
Chip Hazard (voice)
 1998 Small Soldiers
Chip Hazard (voice)
 1997 Men in Black
 1995 The Good Old Boys (TV Movie)
Hewey Calloway
 1994 Cobb
Ty Cobb
 1994 Blue Sky
Hank Marshall
 1993 House of Cards
Jake Beerlander
 1991 JFK
Clay Shaw
 1990 Fire Birds
Brad Little
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Woodrow F. Call
- Return (1989) ... Woodrow F. Call
- Leaving (1989) ... Woodrow F. Call
 1988 Gotham (TV Movie)
Eddie Mallard
 1988 April Morning (TV Movie)
Moses Cooper
 1988 Stranger on My Land (TV Movie)
Bud Whitman
 1987 The Big Town
George Cole
 1987 Broken Vows (TV Movie)
Pater Joseph McMahon
 1986 Yuri Nosenko, KGB (TV Movie)
Steve Daley
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Steve Daley
- Double Image (1986) ... Steve Daley
 1985 The Park Is Mine (TV Movie)
 1982 The Rainmaker (TV Movie)
 1981 Back Roads
Elmore Pratt
 1980 Barn Burning (TV Short)
Ab Snopes
 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
Doolittle Lynn
 1971-1979 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Dr. Mark Toland
- Episode dated 12 November 1979 (1979) ... Dr. Mark Toland (uncredited)
- Episode dated 17 March 1971 (1971) ... Dr. Mark Toland
 1978 Eyes of Laura Mars
John Neville
 1978 The Betsy
Angelo Perino
 1977 Rolling Thunder
Johnny Vohden
 1976 Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (TV Movie)
Officer Hutton
 1976 Family (TV Series)
David Needham
- Coming of Age (1976) ... David Needham
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
- Dead Man Out (1976) ... Sharky
 1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Dr. Jim Melford
- Fatal Witness (1975) ... Dr. Jim Melford
 1975 Eliza's Horoscope
Tommy Lee (as Tom Lee Jones)
 1973 Life Study
 1970 Love Story
Oliver's Roommate, Hank (as Tom Lee Jones)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (79 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Ameriprise Financial. 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


6' (1.83 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on how he learned to direct] I've worked with more than 50 directors and I've paid attention since day one. That's pretty much been my education, apart from studying art history and shooting with my own cameras. I've seen 50 different sets of mistakes and 50 different ways of achieving. You just leave the bad part out. See more »


In Batman Forever (1995), his character of "Two-Face" flips a coin to see if his victims should live or die. Twelve years later he played a sheriff in No Country for Old Men (2007) pursuing an assassin who kills random victims by asking them to call a coin toss. See more »


Deep gravelly voice with thick Texas accent See more »


Tom See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Any insane performances? Encycmet
Better as Agent Kay or U.S. marshal Gerard? cinetrix
True story hudsonbuzz-237-775708
James Lee Burke books sjbmon
Discuss Tommy Lee Jones on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page