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Tommy Lee Jones ACTOR


Tommy Lee Jones was born on September 15th, 1946 in San Saba, Texas to parents Clyde C. and Lucille Marie Scott Jones.  As a boy he attended St. Mark's School of Texas which was a very well known and highly regarded prep school for boys and after completing his early education there he was offered a scholarship to Harvard where he graduated cum laude in 1969 with a degree in English literature.
After completing all his formal education, Jones chose to relocate to New York City and attempt pursuing a career as a stage actor.  It did not take long for him to be working on Broadway being cast in such productions as "A Patriot For Me" (1969).  Within a year he was working in the film industry with his film debut in "Love Story" (1970) starring Ryan O'Neal, Ali MacGraw, John Marley and Ray Milland, followed by some of his more known film roles in "Coal Miner's Daughter" (1980) starring with Sissy Spacek as Loretta Lynn plus Beverly D'Angelo, Bob Hannah, William Sanderson, Levon Helm, Minnie Pearl, Roy Acuff and Ernest Tubb, "The Fugitive" (1993) starring with Harrison Ford, Sela Ward and Julianne Moore to name a few, "No Country for Old Men" (2007) co-starring Javier Bardem, Woody Harrelson and Josh Brolin, "Man of the House" (2005).  He continued to appear both on stage, films and on television in such series as the soap opera "One Life to Live" (1968) and on Broadway in such productions as "Fortune and Men's Eyes" (1969), "Four on a Garden" (1971) and "Blue Boys" (1972).
Jones television appearances consisted of roles on "Charlie's Angels" (1976), "Smash Up on Interstate 5" (1978) and "The Amazing Howard Hughes" (1977).  He also became involved in directing with his directing debut for the television film, "The Good Old Boys" (1995).   
Along with working as an actor, Jones was also a cattle rancher and enjoys playing polo and raising polo ponies. 
Tommy Lee Jones married a total of three times throughout his lifetime, first to Kate Lardner in 1971 and they had no children before this marriage ended in divorce in 1978.  He then married Kimberlea Cloughley in 1981 and they had two children together and remained married until 1996.  He then chose to wed for a third time to Dawn Jones in 2001 and they remain married today.
He currently lives in Terrell Hills, Texas and owns a large ranch in San Saba Texas as well as another ranch in Van Horn, Texas.  He also signed in 2008 to be a spokes person for Chesapeake Energy for a public relations campaign to promote shale gas.


2012 Lincoln
2012 Great Hope Springs
2012 Men in Black III
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger
2011 The Sunset Limited 
2010 The Company Men 
2009 In the Electric Mist
2007 In the Valley of Elah 
2007 No Country for Old Men 
2006 A Prairie Home Companion 
2005 The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada 
2005 Man of the House 
2003 The Missing 
2003 The Hunted 
2002 Men in Black II
2000 Space Cowboys
2000 Rules of Engagement
1999 Double Jeopardy
1998 Small Soldiers 
1998 Small Soldiers 
1998 U.S. Marshals 
1997 Men in Black 
1997 Volcano 
1995 Batman Forever 
1995 The Good Old Boys 
1994 Cobb 
1994 Blue Sky 
1994 Natural Born Killers 
1994 The Client 
1994 Blown Away 
1993 Heaven & Earth 
1993 The Fugitive
1993 House of Cards
1992 Under Siege
1991 JFK
1990 Fire Birds 
1989 The Package
1989 Lonesome Dove
1988 Gotham
1988 Hallmark Hall of Fame
1988 Stormy Monday
1988 Stranger on My Land
1987 The Big Town 
1987 Broken Vows
1986 Yuri Nosenko, KGB
1986 Black Moon Rising
1986 The Park Is Mine
1984 The River Rat
1984 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
1983 Nate and Hayes 
1982 The Rainmaker 
1982 The Executioner's Song 
1981 Back Roads
1980 Barn Burning
1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
1971-1979 One Life to Live
1978 Eyes of Laura Mars
1978 The Betsy 
1977 Rolling Thunder 
1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes
1976 Smash-Up on Interstate 5 
1976 Family
1976 Jackson County Jail 
1976 Charlie's Angels
1976 Baretta
1975 Barnaby Jones
1975 Eliza's Horoscope
1973 Life Study 
1970 Love Story

Matinee Classics - Space Cowboys starring Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner, James Cromwell, Marcia Gay Harden, William Devane, Loren Dean, Courtney B. Vance,Rade Serbedzija, Barbara Babcock, Blair Brown, Jay Leno, Toby Stephens, Eli Craig, John Mallory Asher, Matt McColm, Jon Hamm and Chris Wylde

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