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Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and director. He's been nominated for four Oscars, one of which he won for his portrayal of U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in "The Fugitive" (1993). Jones played football at Harvard, where he roomed with future vice president Al...Read more Gore. Jones got his B.A. in English literature and graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1969. He bean his career in theatre both in on and off-Broadway productions, as well as on the soap opera "One Life to Live" (1968). He became a regular on a number of successful shows, like the critically acclaimed "Lonesome Dove" in which he starred and "The Executioner's Song," the Norman Mailer adaptation for which Jones won an Emmy for Best Actor as murderer Gary Gilmore. He's starred in some top films of the past decade, and is now known for his roles as Agent K in "Men in Black" and its sequels, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in "No Country for Old Men" (2007), and the villain Two-Face in Tim Burton's 1995 "Batman Forever," and rancher Pete Perkins in "The Three Burials of Melquaides Estrada" (2005), which Jones directed. He won Best Actor for his performance at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival; the film also won Best Screenplay. In 2013, Jones played in Spielberg's "Lincoln" as the fiery abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens, for which he's been nominated for a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and an Oscar, as well as in "Hope Springs" in which he plays a stubbord husband to Meryl Streep who takes their marriage out of their comfort zone and into sex therapy.

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  • Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and director. He's been nominated for four Oscars, one of which he won for his portrayal of U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in "The...Read more Fugitive" (1993). Jones played football at Harvard, where he roomed with future vice president Al Gore. Jones got his B.A. in English literature and graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1969. He bean his career in theatre both in on and off-Broadway productions, as well as on the soap opera "One Life to Live" (1968). He became a regular on a number of successful shows, like the critically acclaimed "Lonesome Dove" in which he starred and "The Executioner's Song," the Norman Mailer adaptation for which Jones won an Emmy for Best Actor as murderer Gary Gilmore. He's starred in some top films of the past decade, and is now known for his roles as Agent K in "Men in Black" and its sequels, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in "No Country for Old Men" (2007), and the villain Two-Face in Tim Burton's 1995 "Batman Forever," and rancher Pete Perkins in "The Three Burials of Melquaides Estrada" (2005), which Jones directed. He won Best Actor for his performance at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival; the film also won Best Screenplay. In 2013, Jones played in Spielberg's "Lincoln" as the fiery abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens, for which he's been nominated for a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and an Oscar, as well as in "Hope Springs" in which he plays a stubbord husband to Meryl Streep who takes their marriage out of their comfort zone and into sex therapy.

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