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Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones at the Toronto Film Festival
Born Tommy Lee Jones
September 15, 1946 (1946-09-15) (age 61)
San Saba, Texas
Years active 1970 - present
Spouse(s) Katherine "Kate" Lardner (1971-1978)
Kimberlea Cloughley (1981-1996)
Dawn Laurel (2001-present)

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Contents

Biography

Early life

Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (née Scott), a police officer, school teacher, and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, an oil field worker;[1] the two were married and divorced twice. Jones, an eighth-generation Texan, has a Cherokee Native American grandparent.[2] He was a resident of Midland, Texas and attended the same high school (Robert E. Lee) as First Lady Laura Bush. San Saba is a town located in San Saba County, Texas. ... Née redirects here. ... This page contains special characters. ... This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Midland Government  - Mayor Mike Canon Area  - City 173. ... Robert E. Lee High School is a public, co-educational secondary school in Midland, Texas. ... This article is about the use of the term first lady internationally. ... Laura Lane Welch Bush (born November 4, 1946) is the wife of the forty-third and current President of the United States George W. Bush and is thereby the First Lady of the United States. ...


Jones graduated from the St. Mark's School of Texas (where he is now on the board of directors) and attended Harvard on a scholarship, where he lived in Mower B-12 as a freshman, across the hall from future Vice President Al Gore. As an upperclassman, he was roommates with Gore and Bob Somerby, who later became editor of the media criticism site, the Daily Howler. Another actor who rose to prominence, John Lithgow, also lived in Dunster House. Jones played offensive tackle on Harvard's undefeated 1968 varsity football team, was nominated as a first-team All-Ivy League selection, and played in the memorable and literal last-minute Harvard sixteen-point comeback blitz to tie Yale in the 1968 Game. Jones graduated cum laude with a degree in English in 1969.[3] The St. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... The Daily Howler is an American political blog written by Bob Somerby. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... This article is about the actor. ... The tower of Dunster House Dunster House was built in 1930, and is one of the first two Harvard University dormitories constructed under President Abbott Lawrence Lowells House Plan, and one of the seven Houses given to Harvard by Edward Harkness. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the United States and Canada, varsity sports teams are the principal athletic teams representing a college, university, or high school or other secondary school. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... For other uses, see Ivy League (disambiguation). ... In American football, a blitz is a defensive maneuver in which one or more linebackers or defensive backs, who normally remain behind the line of scrimmage during a play, are instead sent across the line to the opponents side in order to try to tackle the quarterback. ... Half-time festivities at The Game, Yale Bowl The Game (always capitalized) is a title given to several U.S. college football rivalry games, but most particularly the annual contest between Harvard and Yale. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...


Career

Jones then moved to New York City to become an actor. He started acting on Broadway and in television. He made his debut in movies in Love Story, in 1970 (Erich Segal, the author of "Love Story" has said that he based the lead character of Oliver on the two undergrad roommates he knew while teaching at Harvard, Jones and Al Gore.). Between 1971 and 1975, he portrayed Dr. Mark Toland on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live, and then he played the role of an escaped convict who was hunted down by the police in Jackson County Jail (1976). In 1977 he co-starred in Rolling Thunder and in 1978 he starred opposite Sir Laurence Olivier in The Betsy. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Love Story is a 1970 romantic drama film written by Erich Segal based on his 1970 best-selling novel, and directed by Arthur Hiller. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Erich Wolf Segal (born June 16, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American author, screenwriter, and educator. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... // The earliest storylines of One Life to Live focused on Victoria Lord, a sexually repressed young woman who lived for her father Victor Lords approval. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Film poster for Rolling Thunder Rolling Thunder is a 1977 film directed by John Flynn. ... Laurence Olivier, as photographed in 1939 by Carl Van Vechten Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (May 22, 1907 – July 11, 1989) was an English actor and director, esteemed by many as the greatest actor of the 20th century. ... The Betsy is a 1978 film starring Laurence Olivier and Tommy Lee Jones. ...


In 1981, he played a drifter opposite Sally Field in Back Roads, a comedy that received middling reviews and grossed $11 million at the box office.[4] In 1983, he received an Emmy for Best Actor for his performance as murderer Gary Gilmore in a TV adaptation of Norman Mailer's The Executioner's Song. In the same year he also starred in pirate adventure Nate and Hayes, playing the heavily bearded Captain Bully Hayes. Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is a two-time Academy Award winning American actress. ... Back Roads is a 1981 comedy starring Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. ... An Emmy Award. ... This article is about the American murderer. ... Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. ... The Executioners Song book cover The Executioners Song is a 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Norman Mailer that depicts the events surrounding the execution of Gary Gilmore by the state of Utah for murder. ... Region 1 DVD cover for Nate and Hayes. ... William Henry Bully Hayes (c. ...


In the 1990s, movies such as The Fugitive co-starring Harrison Ford, Batman Forever co-starring Val Kilmer, and Men in Black with Will Smith brought him tens of millions of dollars and made him one of the top actors of Hollywood. 1991 brought him his first Academy Award nomination for JFK. His role in The Fugitive won him wide acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. When he accepted his Oscar, his head was shaved for his role in the film Cobb, a situation he made light of in his speech by saying "All a man can say at a time like this is 'I am not really bald.'" For the TV series, see The Fugitive (TV series). ... For the silent film actor, see Harrison Ford (silent film actor). ... Batman Forever is a 1995 superhero film. ... Val Edward Kilmer[1] (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor. ... Men in Black is a 1997 science fiction comedy action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent DOnofrio. ... “W. S.” redirects here. ... ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar. ... JFK is an American film directed by Oliver Stone, first released on December 20, 1991. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Head shaving is the practice by some men and women to shave the hair on their head. ... Cobb is a 1994 baseball movie starring Tommy Lee Jones as the legendary baseball player Ty Cobb. ...


In 2005, he released his first feature-film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, that was presented at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. It won him the Best Actor Award. His first film as director was in 1995, a made-for-television movie. Two strong performances in 2007 have marked a resurgence in Jones' career, with his portrayal of a beleaguered father looking for his son in In the Valley of Elah and as a sheriff hunting an assassin in the critically acclaimed No Country for Old Men. For the former, he was nominated for an Academy Award. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is a 2005 drama film directed by Tommy Lee Jones (debut) and written by Guillermo Arriaga. ... 2005 Festivals poster The 2005 Cannes Film Festival started on May 11 and ran until May 22. ... The Best Actor Award (French: Prix dinterprétation masculine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival. ... In the Valley of Elah is a 2007 film written and directed by Paul Haggis, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, and Charlize Theron. ... No Country for Old Men is a 2007 crime thriller film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, and Javier Bardem. ... Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ...


Jones has also become a spokesperson for popular Japanese brewing company Suntory since April 2006. Seen in various Japanese TV commercials of Suntory's Coffee brand BOSS as a character "Alien Jones", an extraterrestrial who takes in a form of a human being as an undercover to check on the world of humans. There are 12 such commercials that can be seen on Youtube. Suntory Limited ) is a Japanese brewing and distilling company. ... YouTube is a popular video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips. ...


Academy Awards

Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... JFK is an American film directed by Oliver Stone, first released on December 20, 1991. ... Jack Palance (February 18, 1919 - November 10, 2006) was an Academy Award-winning American film actor. ... City Slickers is a 1991 movie comedy starring Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby, Daniel Stern, Helen Slater, and Jack Palance. ... For the TV series, see The Fugitive (TV series). ... In the Valley of Elah is a 2007 film written and directed by Paul Haggis, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, and Charlize Theron. ... Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an Academy-Award winning and Golden Globe-award nominated actor. ... There Will Be Blood is a film adaptation of Upton Sinclairs novel Oil! It stars Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano, and is screenwritten, produced and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ...

Personal life

At the 2000 Democratic National Convention, he presented the nominating speech for his college roommate, Al Gore, as the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States. The 2000 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party nominated Vice President Al Gore for President and Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman as his Vice President. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ...


Jones was married to Kate Lardner, the daughter of Ring Lardner Jr. from 1971 to 1978. Jones has two children from his second marriage to Kimberlea Cloughey: Victoria Kafka (born 1991) and Austin Leonard (born 1982). On March 19, 2001, he married his third wife, Dawn Laurel. Ringgold W. Lardner Jr. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


Jones resides in Terrell Hills, Texas, a community in San Antonio. He reportedly owns a large ranch in San Saba County, Texas off Chappell Hill Rd. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ...


His voice has been known in the Hollywood scene as monotone. Monotone refers to a sound, for example speech or music, that has a single unvaried tone. ...


Filmography

Year Film Role Other notes
1968 One Life to Live Dr. Mark Toland
1970 Love Story Hank Simpson
1973 Life Study Gus
1975 Eliza's Horoscope Tommy Lee
1976 Charlie's Angels Aram Kolegian TV
Smash-Up on Interstate 5 Officer Hutton TV
Jackson County Jail Coley Blake
Family (TV series) David Needham TV
1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes Howard Hughes
Rolling Thunder Corporal Johnny Vohden
1978 The Betsy Angelo Perino
Eyes of Laura Mars John Neville
1980 Coal Miner's Daughter Doolittle 'Mooney' Lynn aka 'Doo' Nominated - Golden Globe
Barn Burning Ab Snopes TV
1981 Back Roads Elmore Pratt
1982 The Executioner's Song Gary Mark Gilmore TV, Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actor
The Rainmaker Starbuck TV
1983 Nate and Hayes Captain Bully Hayes
1984 The River Rat Billy
1985 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Brick Pollitt TV
1986 The Park is Mine Mitch TV
Black Moon Rising Quint
Yuri Nosenko, KGB Steve Daley TV
1987 Broken Vows Pater Joseph McMahon TV
The Big Town George Cole
1988 Stranger on My Land Bud Whitman TV
April Morning Moses Cooper TV
Stormy Monday Cosmo
Gotham Eddie Mallard TV
1989 Lonesome Dove Woodrow F. Call Nominated: Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actor
The Package Thomas Boyette
1990 Fire Birds Brad Little
1991 JFK Clay Shaw/Clay Bertrand Nomination - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; Nominated - BAFTA Award
1992 Under Siege William Stranix
1993 Heaven & Earth Steve Butler
House of Cards Jake Beerlander
The Fugitive Marshal Samuel Gerard Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor;
Golden Globe; Nominated - BAFTA Award
1994 Blown Away Ryan Gaerity
The Client 'Reverend' Roy Foltrigg
Natural Born Killers Warden Dwight McClusky
Blue Sky Maj. Henry 'Hank' Marshall
Cobb Ty Cobb
1995 The Good Old Boys Hewey Calloway TV, Director
Batman Forever Two-Face/Harvey Dent
1997 Volcano Mike Roark
Men in Black Agent K (Kay)
1998 U.S. Marshals Chief Deputy Marshal Samuel Gerard
Small Soldiers Major Chip Hazard Voice
1999 Double Jeopardy Travis Lehman
2000 Rules of Engagement Col. Hayes 'Hodge' Hodges
Space Cowboys Hawk Hawkins
2002 Men in Black II Kevin Brown, Agent Kay
2003 The Hunted L.T. Bonham
The Missing Samuel Jones
2005 Man of the House Roland Sharp
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada Pete Perkins Director
2006 A Prairie Home Companion Axeman
2007 No Country for Old Men Ed Tom Bell
In the Valley of Elah Hank Deerfield Nominated Academy Award for Best Actor
2008 In the Electric Mist Dave Robicheaux completed

One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Love Story is a 1970 romantic drama film written by Erich Segal based on his 1970 best-selling novel, and directed by Arthur Hiller. ... This article is about the television series. ... The cast of Family. ... The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977) was a TV movie about the entrepreneur Howard Hughes starring Tommy Lee Jones. ... For the Welsh murderer, see Howard Hughes (murderer). ... Film poster for Rolling Thunder Rolling Thunder is a 1977 film directed by John Flynn. ... The Betsy is a 1978 film starring Laurence Olivier and Tommy Lee Jones. ... Eyes of Laura Mars is a movie. ... DVD cover Loretta Lynn published her autobiography, Coal Miners Daughter, in the mid-70s. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Barn Burning is a short story by the American author William Faulkner, which appeared in Harpers in 1938. ... Back Roads is a 1981 comedy starring Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. ... The Executioners Song book cover The Executioners Song is a 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Norman Mailer that depicts the events surrounding the execution of Gary Gilmore by the state of Utah for murder. ... An Emmy Award. ... John Michael Frankenheimer (February 19, 1930 – July 6, 2002) was an American film director. ... Region 1 DVD cover for Nate and Hayes. ... The River Rat was a 1984 movie. ... This article is about the play. ... Black Moon prototype as seen in Black Moon Rising, 1986 Black Moon Rising, (1986) is an action film directed by Harley Cokliss, written by John Carpenter and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton and Robert Vaughn. ... The Big Town is a 1987 romantic drama film about a young man who comes to the big city to work as a professional gambler, in the process becoming romantically involved with two women - one of whom is already married. ... Stormy Monday is the 1988 feature film debut of director Mike Figgis. ... Lonesome Dove, written by Larry McMurtry, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning western novel and the first published book of the Lonesome Dove series. ... Woodrow F. Call is a fictional Texas Ranger, and partner of Augustus McCrae. ... An Emmy Award. ... DVD cover Fire Birds (also known as Wings of the Apache) is an action movie starring actors Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones and Sean Young released in 1990. ... JFK is an American film directed by Oliver Stone, first released on December 20, 1991. ... Clay Shaw Clay Laverne Shaw (March 17, 1913 – August 14, 1974) was a successful businessman in the U.S. city of New Orleans, Louisiana. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Under Siege is a 1992 action film in the Die Hard mold. ... Heaven & Earth is a 1993 film directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor and Hiep Thi Le. ... House of Cards is a 1993 drama film directed by Michael Lessac and starring Kathleen Turner and Tommy Lee Jones. ... For the TV series, see The Fugitive (TV series). ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Blown Away is a 1994 action film which was directed by Stephen Hopkins. ... The Client movie poster The Client (1994) is a legal thriller written by American author John Grisham, set in Memphis, Tennessee. ... For the song, see Natural Born Killaz. ... Blue Sky is a 1994 film which tells the story of an Army officer whose outspokenness and his wifes mental difficulties have made him a pariah to the army. ... Cobb is a 1994 baseball movie starring Tommy Lee Jones as the legendary baseball player Ty Cobb. ... Tyrus Raymond Ty Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was a Hall of Fame baseball player and is regarded by historians and journalists[2][3] as the best player of the dead-ball era and as one of the greatest players of all time. ... Batman Forever is a 1995 superhero film. ... Volcano is a disaster action film starring Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, and Don Cheadle. ... Men in Black is a 1997 science fiction comedy action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent DOnofrio. ... For the law enforcement agency, see United States Marshals Service. ... Small Soldiers is a 1998 action/science fiction film featuring Gregory Smith and Kirsten Dunst with the voice talents of Tommy Lee Jones and Frank Langella. ... Double Jeopardy is a film made in 1999 starring Tommy Lee Jones and Ashley Judd, about a woman who is framed for the murder of her husband. ... Rules of Engagement is a 2000 American movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and Tommy Lee Jones, directed by William Friedkin. ... Space Cowboys is a 2000 film by Clint Eastwood, released by Warner Bros. ... Men in Black II (also known as MIIB) is a 2002 science fiction comedy action film starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. ... The Hunted is a 2003 film directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benicio del Toro. ... The Missing is a 2003 film directed by Ron Howard. ... Man of the House is a 2005 comedy crime film starring Tommy Lee Jones as a Texas Ranger given the thankless task protecting a group of cheerleaders, who have witnessed a murder. ... The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is a 2005 drama film directed by Tommy Lee Jones (debut) and written by Guillermo Arriaga. ... A Prairie Home Companion (previously known as The Last Broadcast) is a 2006 ensemble comedy film elegy directed by Robert Altman, his final film released just five months before his death. ... No Country for Old Men is a 2007 crime thriller film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, and Javier Bardem. ... In the Valley of Elah is a 2007 film written and directed by Paul Haggis, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, and Charlize Theron. ... Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ...

References

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  3. ^ Tommy Lee Jones - Trailer - Showtimes - Cast - Movies - New York Times
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/. Business Date for Back Roads. Retrieved on March 12, 2006.

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Awards
Preceded by
Gene Hackman
for Unforgiven
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
1993
for The Fugitive
Succeeded by
Martin Landau
for Ed Wood
Preceded by
Gene Hackman
for Unforgiven
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
1994
for The Fugitive
Succeeded by
Martin Landau
for Ed Wood
Preceded by
Yagira Yuuya
for Nobody Knows
Best Actor Award - Cannes Film Festival
2005
for The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Succeeded by
Jamel Debbouze, Sami Bouajila, Roschdy Zem, Samy Naceri and Bernard Blancan
for Days of Glory
Preceded by
Billy Dee Williams
Actors to portray Harvey Dent/Two-Face
1995-2008
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Aaron Eckhart
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