Tommy Lee Jones

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Tommy was born on September 15th, 1946. Known to his close friends as TLJ, he has been a credited actor since the 1970 film Love Story.

Tommy Lee Jones is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in thirteen films including the 2014 drama film The Homesman as the character George Briggs, the 2007 crime movie No Country for Old Men playing Ed Tom Bell and the 2005 action release Man of the House cast as Ranger Roland Sharp.

Tommy has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in fifteen films including: the 2013 comedy film The Family as the character Robert Stansfield, the 2012 biography movie Lincoln playing Thaddeus Stevens and the 2012 comedy release Hope Springs cast as Arnold.

Tommy Lee Jones has earned salaries up to $20,000,000+ for his acting and also participates in back end. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1997 comedy film Men in Black, which brought in $250,000,000 at the box office.

Tommy Lee Jones has directed on numerous occassions including: The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005). In 2005 Tommy Lee Jones produced his first movie, the action film Man of the House. Since then he went on to produce three movies including: The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) and The Homesman (2014) .

Tommy is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eleven magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over eight publications and featured in nineteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.

As an actor Tommy Lee Jones has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Samuel Gerard in the 1993 film The Fugitive. Tommy Lee Jones was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Clay Shaw in the 1991 movie JFK , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Hank Deerfield in the 2007 movie In the Valley of Elah and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Thaddeus Stevens in the 2012 movie Lincoln .

Quotes

" I do not have a sense of humor of any recognizable sort.

Trivia

Part time cattle rancher, owns 3,000-acre ranch near San Antonio, TX.
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