Tommy Lee Jones

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Tommy Lee Jones
  • Birth Place: San Saba, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/15/1946, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; director; screenwriter
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Tommy Lee Jones Fast Facts:
  • Roomed with former U.S. vice president Al Gore while attending Harvard University.
  • Landed his first role on a New York stage less than 10 days after moving to the city.
  • A professional polo player, he and his team won the U.S. Polo Association's Western Challenge Cup in 1993.
  • Provided the voice of the dog in the 1994 Red Dog beer commercials.
  • Made his feature-film directing debut and also starred in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, for which he won a Best Actor Award at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.
  • In 2008, became a spokesperson for Chesapeake Energy, promoting the benefits of drilling for natural gas in Texas.
  • Was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2009.
  • Breeds beef cattle and horses on his Texas ranch. 
  • Speaks fluent Spanish.
  • Tommy Lee Jones Relationships:
  • Austin Leonard Jones - Son
  • Clyde Jones - Father
  • Dawn Maria Laurel - Wife
  • Kimberlea Gayle Cloughley - Ex-wife
  • Katherine Lardner - Ex-wife
  • Victoria Kafka Jones - Daughter
  • Lucille Marie Jones - Mother
  • Tommy Lee Jones Awards:
  • 1981 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2005 Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor - Winner
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2012 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2007 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 2007 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1993 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1993 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2012 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (BA in English, 1969)

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