About Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones is a successful and talented actor from the United States who has received an Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor including 4 other Oscar nominations for his performances. He is known for his diverse roles and he has established himself as the best actor of all generations in the entertainment industry. He has played in hundreds of films and he will still be appearing in several projects in the future.

Quick Infos
Full NameTommy Lee Jones
Date of Birth15th September of 1946
Birth PlaceTexas called San Saba of United States.
Parent(s)Lucille Marie and Clyde C. Jones
spouse(s)Katherine Lardner(m.1971 , div. 1978)
Kimberlea Cloughley(m.1981, div.1996)
Dawn Laurel-Jones(m.2001)
Net Worth90 million dollars

Early life

Tommy Lee Jones was born on 15th September of 1946 in a city of Texas called San Saba of United States. He is the son of a police officer, Lucille Marie, and an oil field worker, Clyde C. Jones. Jones grew up in Midland of Texas.

Jones finished high school at Robert E. Lee High School in Midland and later received a scholarship in St. Mark’s School of Texas where he graduated in 1969. He later received a scholarship at Harvard College and became friends with Bob Somerby and future Vice President Al Gore. In 1969, he graduated with Bachelor’s degree in English from Harvard. During his time at Harvard, Jones used to play football and as a guard of the team, he was undefeated football team of Harvard in 1968.

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Tommy Lee Jones made his film debut in 1970 with the film Love Story appearing as Hank Simpson. He played other small roles in films like Life Study, Eliza’s Horoscope and played major roles in films like Jackson County Jail, Rolling Thunder, The Betsy. Jones received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in the biographical film, Coal Miner’s Daughter in 1981.

Following year, Tommy Lee Jones made his breakthrough from the film, The Executioner’s Song where he starred as Gary Gilmore. He was awarded Primetime Emmy Award in 1983 for his performance. He then continued making breakthroughs with the film JFK in 1991 receiving Academy Award nominations and won Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award. After his starring role in the film, The Fugitive, he received 6 awards including his name on the Walk of fame in 1994. He was awarded Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and several other awards and nominations for his performance.

Tommy Lee Jones’s further received success from the films, Blown Away, Men in Black, U.S. Marshals, Double Jeopardy, Space Cowboys, The Three Burials of Melquiades, No Country for Old Men, In the Valley of Elah. In 2012, he hit the peak of his career with the film Lincoln. He received Academy Award nominations and countless other awards for his performance as Thaddeus Stevens in the film.

As of 2020, he is working on 2 new films, The Comeback Trail and Wander.


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Tommy Lee Jones made his television debut in 1971 landing a major role in the American soap opera, One Life to Live as Dr. Mark Toland. He went on to play small roles in other tv series like Barnaby Jones, Smash-Up on Interstate 5, Baretta, Family and he also starred in the television film, The Amazing Howard Hughes as Howard Hughes in 1977. He then played in several television films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Broken Vows, Stranger on My Land, April Morning then he also made his television directorial debut in 1995 with the film, The Good Old Boys where he himself starred as Hewey Calloway.

The film became successful and for his performance, he received 2 Lone Star Film & Television Awards in 1995 including several nominations. He received Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nomination for the film, Lonesome Dove and earned Western Heritage Award in 1990. In 2011, he directed another tv film, The Sunset Limited and he himself starred as White alongside co-star Samuel L. Jackson.


Personal life

Tommy Lee Jones is a committed man and is the father of 2 children. He was first committed to actress Katherine Lardner. They tied their knot in 1971 but parted their ways in 1978 after 7 years of marriage without any children. He had a short fling with Lisa Taylor later in 1978. In 1981, he married photographer Kimberlea Cloughley. She gave birth to his first daughter, Victoria Kafka Jones in 1991 and his second son, Austin Leonard Jones in 1982. The couple soon parted their ways in 1996. In 2001, Jones married for the third time a photographer Dawn Laurel-Jones. They don’t have children of their own yet and they currently reside in Terrell Hills of Texas.

He is non-religious and he can speak Spanish fluently.

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Physical statistics & others

Tommy Lee Jones turned 74 years old as of 2020 and he is still as active and healthy as he was in his youth. He has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch with a bodyweight of about 91 kg. He possesses an athletic body build although, he doesn’t have his personal trainer and workout routine. But he sure knows how to maintain his body. Jones possesses dark brown hair and eyes of the same colors. His distinctive feature includes thick Texan accent and deep voices as well as his grumpy personality.

Jones belongs to white ethnicity and her nationality is American. She has Northern Irish, Scottish and English ancestry. His sexual orientation is straight. His birth sign is Virgo.


Net worth

Tommy Lee Jones’s net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be 90 million dollars approximately. It is all thanks to his 51 years of a successful acting career that helped him reach this milestone. He has been known for his diverse roles and performances. He has also endorsed several brands like Ameriprise Financial, Red Dog Beer, and Suntory Boss canned coffee. We will be witnessing more of his amazing acting performances in the coming years.