Who is Tommy Lee Jones?

Tommy Lee Jones is a renowned American actor and film director who has been seen working actively on his career since the year of 1969. 

Personal Life 

Tommy Lee Jones was born on 15 September 1946 in San Saba, Texas, U.S. as a son of the father, Clyde C. Jones, and mother, Lucille Marie. His mother used to be a police officer, a school teacher, and also a beauty shop owner where his father was an oil field worker.

Quick Info
Full NameTommy Lee Jones
Date of BirthSeptember 15, 1946
Birth PlaceSan Saba, Texas, U.S.
Parent(s)Clyde C. Jones and Lucille Marie
OccupationActor, Film Director
Spouse(s)Katherine "Kate" Lardner
​​(m. 1971; div. 1978)​
Kimberlea Cloughley
​​(m. 1981; div. 1996)​
Dawn Laurel ​(m. 2001)
Net worthUS $90 million


Before Jones married Kate Lardner in 1971 but their relationship ends in 1978. After that, he married Kimberlea Cloughley and gave birth to their two daughters, Austin Leonard and Victoria Kafka. They also divorced in 1996 and later, he married Dawn Laurel in the year 2001.

Age, Height, Weight

Jones holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish and Dutch”. Currently, he is 74 years old with a height of 6 feet 1 inch (183 cm/ 1.83 m) and a weight of 91 kg. He has got dark brown hair with brown eyes. As he was born on 15 September, his zodiac sign is Virgo.

Tommy Lee Jones

Early Life and Education

Earlier, when he was a child their parents married two times and also divorced two times. Later, he moved to Dallas where he attended the St. Mark’s School of Texas with a scholarship and completed his graduation in the year 1965. Further, he went to attend Harvard College where he was also able to have a need-based scholarship. Later, he became graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in the year 1969. Before, he also used to play football when he was at Harvard College.



Tommy Lee Jones started his acting career by playing the role on plays including “A Patriot for Me” in 1969. After that, he made his film debut after he had been cast as Gus Hank Simpson on an American romantic drama “Love Story” in 1970. Later, she was cast as Gus in a romantic movie “Life Study” in 1973. In the year 1975, he was seen appearing in the role of Tommy Lee in a Canadian movie “Eliza’s Horoscope”. In the following year, he was also seen playing the role of Coley Blake on an American exploitation crime thriller movie “Jackson County Jail”.


Tommy Lee Jones

Further, Tommy Lee Jones was seen appearing in the role of Corporal Johnny Vohden in an American neo-noir action thriller movie “Rolling Thunder” in 1977. After that, he was cast as Angelo Perino on an American movie “The Betsy” in 1978, and then, in the same year, he was also cast on an American neo-noir mystery-thriller movie “Eyes of Laura Mars”. Likewise, she was seen appearing in several movies like “Coal Miner’s Daughter”, “Barn Burning”, “Back Roads”, “The Executioner’s Songs”, “Nate and Hayes”, “The River Rat”, “The Park Is Mine”, “Black Moon Rising”, “The Big Town”, “Stormy Monday”, “Gotham”, “The Package” and “Fire Birds”.

In the year 1991, Tommy Lee Jones was seen appearing as Clay Shaw in an American epic political thriller movie “JFK” which was directed by Oliver Stone. In the following year, he was cast as Billy Strannix on an American action thriller movie “Under Seige” which was directed by Andrew Davis. Later, in 1993, she was seen playing roles in the movies like “House of Cards”, “The Fugitive” and “Heaven & Earth”. After that, he was seen appearing as Ryan Garrity in an American action thriller movie “Blown Away” in 1994. In the same year, he was also cast on several movies like “Natural Born Killers”, “Blue Sky” and “Cobb”.

Also, Tommy Lee Jones was seen playing the roles in several movies including “Batman Forever”, “Volcano”, “Men in Black”, “U.S. Marshals, “Small Soldiers”, “Double Jeopardy”, “Rules of Engagement”, “Space Cowboys”, “Men in Black II”, “The Hunted”, “The Missing” and “Man of the House”. In 2005, he was seen playing the role of Pete Perkins in a French-American neo-Western movie “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” which was produced and directed by him. Later, in 2006, he was seen appearing as Axeman on an American musical comedy movie “A Prairie Home Companion”.

In 2007, Tommy Lee Jones was seen appearing as Sheriff Ed Tom Bell on an American neo-Western crime thriller movie “No Country for Old Men” and then, in the same year, he was also seen on an American crime drama mystery movie “In the Valley of Elah”. Further, he was seen appearing in the movies like “In the Electric Mist”, “The Company Men”, “Captain America: The First Avenger”, “Men in Black 3”, “Hope Springs”, “Lincoln”, “Emperor”, “The Family”, “The Homesman”, “Criminal”, “Jason Bourne” alongside stars such as Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, “Mechanic Resurrection”, “Shock and Awe”, “Just Getting Started”, “Ad Astra”, “The Comeback Trail” and “Wander”.

Tommy Lee Jones


Tommy Lee Jones started his television career after he had been cast as Dr. Mark Toland on an American soap opera “One Life to Live” from the year of 1971 to 1977. After that, he was seen appearing in several series and movies like “Barnaby Jones”, “Smash-Up on Interstate 5”, “Baretta”, “Charlie’s Angels” and “Family”. Later, in 1977, he was cast as Howard Hughes on an American made-for-television biographical movie “The Amazing Howard Hughes”. 

Further, in 1982, Tommy Lee Jones was cast as Gary Gilmore on a television movie “The Executioner’s Song”. Likewise, he was seen appearing on several television movies including “The Rainmaker”, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, “The Park is Mine”, “Yuri Nosenko: Double Agent”, “Broken Vows”, “Stranger on My Land”, and “April Morning”. In 1989, he was seen playing the role of Woodrow F Call on a miniseries “Lonesome Dove”. After that, he was seen as Hewey Calloway on an American television movie “The Good Old Boys” in 1995 which was directed by him. Later, he was also seen on the American television movie “The Sunset Limited” which was also directed by him.

Besides this, Tommy Lee Jones was also seen providing his voice on “Red Dog Beer” advertising in 1994 and also seen appearing in an advertisement of “Boss Coffee” from 2006.


In his career, Tommy Lee Jones had won 41 Awards.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Tommy Lee Jones is $90 million.