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 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 11,177,042 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Tommy Lee Jones is the 112th most popular actor (down from 110th in 2019), the 232nd most popular biography from United States (down from 226th in 2019) and the 60th most popular American 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 112 out of 10,030Before him are Mel Gibson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tony Curtis, Helen Mirren, Robert Duvall, and Sigourney Weaver. After him are Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, Gene Hackman, Harvey Keitel, Ava Gardner, and Stan Laurel.

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Among people born in 1946, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 17Before him are Demis Roussos, Patti Smith, Gianni Versace, David Lynch, George Best, and Bon Scott. After him are Mireille Mathieu, Diane Keaton, Charlotte Rampling, David Gilmour, Liza Minnelli, and Elfriede Jelinek.

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Among people born in United States, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 232 out of 15,968Before him are James Monroe (1758), Barry White (1944), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), Sigourney Weaver (1949), Benjamin Harrison (1833), and Henry Miller (1891). After him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert K. Merton (1910), Robert Fulton (1765), William James Sidis (1898), Mario Puzo (1920), and Lawrence Kohlberg (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tommy Lee Jones ranks 60Before him are Gary Cooper (1901), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Mel Gibson (1956), Tony Curtis (1925), Robert Duvall (1931), and Sigourney Weaver (1949). After him are Gene Hackman (1930), Harvey Keitel (1939), Ava Gardner (1922), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Shirley MacLaine (1934), and Oliver Hardy (1892).

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