Jones played on the football team, notably participating in the famed 1968 game between Harvard and Yale that ended in a tie, and continued to appear in theatre productions on campus and with repertory companies during the summers. Jones graduated in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in English and, having proved physically unsuited to professional football, decamped to New York City in pursuit of an acting career.
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Johnny Cash, Tommy Lee Jones
Directed by: William Friedkin
The Hunted is a 2003 American action thriller film directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benicio del Toro. Brian Tyler composed the film’s score.
Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian
Man of the House is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, written by John J. McLaughlin and Scott Lobdell, and starring Tommy Lee Jones. The main plot revolves around Lt. Roland..
Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Double Jeopardy is a 1999 American mystery-thriller film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd, and Bruce Greenwood. The film is about a woman who is framed.
Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The..
Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, based on the novel by John Grisham. A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney (Susan…
Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek
Directed by: Michael Apted
Coal Miner’s Daughter is a 1980 biographical film which tells the story of country music legendary singer Loretta Lynn. It stars Sissy Spacek as Loretta, a role that earned her the Academy Award for..
Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones
Directed by: Stuart Baird
U.S. Marshals is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Stuart Baird. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Roy Huggins and John Pogue. The events depicted in the story do not..
Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Lonesome Dove is a 1989 American epic Western adventure television miniseries directed by Simon Wincer. It is a four part adaptation of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Larry..
Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensue after a hunter (Josh Brolin) stumbles..
Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford
Directed by: Andrew Davis
This film is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee..