Tommy Lee Jones
Quick Facts Tommy Lee Jones
- NameTommy Lee Jones
- FatherClyde C. Jones
- NationalityUnited States of America
- Birth PlaceSan Saba, Texas USA
- ProfessionFilm director, Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor
- Net Worth$90 Million
- Weight in KG91kg
- Married toKate Lardner, Kimberlea Cloughley, Dawn Laurel
- EducationSt. Mark's School of Texas, Harvard University (AB)
- MotherLucille Marie
Tommy Lee Jones was born on born the 15th of September, 1946 in San Saba, Texas, USA. He was born to mother Lucille Marie and his dad Clyde C. Jones worked in an oil field. Jones had a troublesome youth, persisting through a decent arrangement of physical ill-use because of his father. At the point when Tommy Lee was an adolescent, Clyde Jones accepted a vocation in the oil fields of North Africa. His child strived to win a grant to St. Mark’s, a world-class Dallas private school, with the goal that he could stay in the nation. A gifted competitor and sportsman, Jones in the long run won a football grant to Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His flatmate for every one of the four years at Harvard was Al Gore, a future United States congressperson, VP, and presidential competitor. Jones, an English writing major, turned into an all-Ivy hostile monitor on the football group. He likewise adored the show and performed in various school preparations, most prominently playing the lead in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus.
With excessively slight a casing to make it in the National Football League (NFL), Jones headed to New York to seek after a vocation as a performer upon his graduation from Harvard in 1969. He won his first expert part without further ado from that point, in an off-Broadway creation. Notwithstanding his stage work, Jones had a general part as Dr. Mark Toland on the ABC daytime cleanser musical show One Life to Live (1971-1975). He made his gimmick film make a big appearance in 1970 as the flat mate of Ryan O’neal’s character in the teary Love Story. Disappointed with the waning open doors on Broadway, Jones moved to Hollywood in 1975. He soon arrived an unmistakable part in the introduction of the mainstream TV arrangement Charlie’s Angels and also his first lead part in a Hollywood characteristic, the 1976 wrongdoing show Jackson County Jail, created by exciting B-film symbol Roger Corman.
In 1980, Jones earned his first Golden Globe designation for his depiction of nation artist Loretta Lynn’s spouse, Doolittle “Mooney” Lynn, in the famous Coal Miner’s Daughter. In 1981 he played a wanderer inverse Sally Field in Back Roads, a drama that got ordinary audits. In 1983, he got an Emmy for Best Actor for his execution as killer Gary Gilmore in a TV adjustment of Norman Mailer’s The Executioner’s Song. That same year he featured in a privateer enterprise, Nate and Hayes, playing the vigorously unshaven privateer Captain Bully Hayes.
In 2005, the first dramatic gimmick film Jones guided, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, was introduced at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. Jones’ character talks both English and Spanish in the film. His execution won him the Best Actor Award. His first film as a chief had been The Good Old Boys in 1995, a made-for-TV motion picture. In 2010, Jones showed up close by Ben Affleck in the subsidence show The Company Men. The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, where early audits commended Jones’ execution as “pitch-impeccable.” Jones had a part in the Marvel Studios film, Captain America: The First Avenger.
Jones was in a married relationship with to Kate Lardner, the girl of screenwriter and columnist Ring Lardner Jr. The couple met and married in 1971 but only stayed together till 1978. Then he married his second wife Kimberlea Cloughley, with whom he has two kids from his second marriage to, On March 19, 2001, he wedded his third wife, Dawn Laurel.