Tommy Lee Jones

1946 - Today

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Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the 1993 thriller film The Fugitive. His other notable starring roles include Texas Ranger Woodrow F. Call in the television miniseries Lonesome Dove, Agent K in the Men in Black film series, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men, Hank Deerfield in In the Valley of Elah, the villain Two-Face in Batman Forever, Mike Roark in the disaster film Volcano, terrorist William "Bill" Strannix in Under Siege, Texas Ranger Roland Sharp in Man of the House, rancher Pete Perkins in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (which he also directed), Colonel Chester Phillips in Captain America: The First Avenger, CIA Director Robert Dewey in Jason Bourne, and Warden Dwight McClusky in Natural Born Killers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Lee Jones has received more than 12,325,445 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Tommy Lee Jones is the 118th most popular actor (down from 112th in 2019), the 226th most popular biography from United States (up from 232nd in 2019) and the 58th most popular Actor.

Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and filmmaker. He has won two Academy Awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in the 1993 film The Fugitive. Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, and raised in Midland, Texas. His father, David Jones, was an oil field worker, and his mother, Lucille Marie (née Scott), was a homemaker.

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Among actors, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 118 out of 9,996Before him are Jean-Claude Van Damme, Monica Bellucci, Olivia de Havilland, John Travolta, Keanu Reeves, and Donald Sutherland. After him are Orson Welles, Ben Kingsley, Cameron Diaz, Spencer Tracy, Stan Laurel, and Max von Sydow.

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Among people born in 1946, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 19Before him are Sonia Gandhi, David Lynch, Charlotte Rampling, Bon Scott, George Best, and Patti Smith. After him are Benny Andersson, Mireille Mathieu, Jane Birkin, Diane Keaton, David Gilmour, and Timothy Dalton.

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Among people born in United States, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 226 out of 18,182Before him are John Travolta (1954), Tim Cook (1960), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert Wadlow (1918), Patti Smith (1946), and Charles Sanders Peirce (1839). After him are Orson Welles (1915), Colonel Sanders (1890), Cameron Diaz (1972), Michael Jordan (1963), Spencer Tracy (1900), and Peter Falk (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 58Before him are Henry Fonda (1905), Christopher Reeve (1952), Mel Gibson (1956), Charlton Heston (1923), Buster Keaton (1895), and John Travolta (1954). After him are Orson Welles (1915), Cameron Diaz (1972), Spencer Tracy (1900), Peter Falk (1927), Rita Hayworth (1918), and Burt Lancaster (1913).

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