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Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
San Saba, Texas, United States
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
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
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (BA in English, 1969)
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