History Creator / TommyLeeJones

24th Aug '16 4:48:17 AM Saveelich
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He tends to play snarky, grumpy, and usually very {{Badass}} characters.

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He tends to play snarky, grumpy, and usually very {{Badass}} characters.
characters, as well as {{Perpetual Frowner}}s in recent years.
10th Jul '16 2:26:47 AM The12thDoctor
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* ''Film/JasonBourne'' (2016): CIA Director Robert Dewey
16th Dec '15 9:34:46 PM lipranzer
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* ''Film/{{Volcano}}'' (1997): Mike Roark
19th Sep '15 8:29:32 PM Soufriere
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'''Tommy Lee Jones''', born on September 15, 1946, is an American actor and film director. He was little known until his big breaks in 1990s, where he scored roles in three blockbuster films: ''Film/TheFugitive'', ''Film/BatmanForever'', and ''Film/MenInBlack''. He fell off the radar for a few years until his resurgence with ''Film/NoCountryForOldMen''.

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'''Tommy Lee Jones''', born on September 15, 1946, is an American actor and film director. He was little known until his big breaks in the 1990s, where he scored roles in three blockbuster films: ''Film/TheFugitive'', ''Film/BatmanForever'', and ''Film/MenInBlack''. He fell off the radar for a few years until his resurgence with ''Film/NoCountryForOldMen''.



** He also speaks fluent Spanish. The scene at the start of ''Film/MenInBlack'' where he was talking to the immigrants at the Mexican border? Ad-libbed.

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** He also speaks fluent Spanish.Spanish, likely due to his being born and raised in West Texas. The scene at the start of ''Film/MenInBlack'' where he was talking to the immigrants at the Mexican border? Ad-libbed.



** Noted in the {{Podcast/Rifftrax}} of ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' when he says he's happy: "You'll have to take my word for it. This is pretty much all my face can do."

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** Noted in the {{Podcast/Rifftrax}} Podcast/{{Rifftrax}} of ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' when he says he's happy: "You'll have to take my word for it. This is pretty much all my face can do."
15th Jun '15 1:21:17 PM FordPrefect
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* SeenItAll: Most of his characters tend to have a lot of experience and jaded against the craziest things that happen, in conjunction with TheComicallySerious. He plays the type extremely well.

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* SeenItAll: Most of his characters tend to have a lot of experience and be jaded against the craziest things that happen, in conjunction with TheComicallySerious. He plays the type extremely well.
20th May '15 5:38:19 PM nombretomado
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* AcademyAward: Winner for ''Film/TheFugitive'', and nominee for ''Film/{{JFK}}'', ''Film/InTheValleyOfElah'', and ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''.

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* AcademyAward: UsefulNotes/AcademyAward: Winner for ''Film/TheFugitive'', and nominee for ''Film/{{JFK}}'', ''Film/InTheValleyOfElah'', and ''Film/{{Lincoln}}''.
3rd May '15 9:32:58 PM erforce
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'''Tommy Lee Jones''', born on September 15, 1946, is an American actor and film director. He was little known until his big breaks in 1990s, where he scored roles in three blockbuster films: ''Film/TheFugitive'', ''Film/BatmanForever'', and ''Film/MenInBlack''. He fell off the radar for a few years until his resurgence with ''NoCountryForOldMen''.

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'''Tommy Lee Jones''', born on September 15, 1946, is an American actor and film director. He was little known until his big breaks in 1990s, where he scored roles in three blockbuster films: ''Film/TheFugitive'', ''Film/BatmanForever'', and ''Film/MenInBlack''. He fell off the radar for a few years until his resurgence with ''NoCountryForOldMen''.''Film/NoCountryForOldMen''.



He was also AlGore's roommate at Harvard. Figure that one out. And in case you've managed to wrap your head around that, according to author Erich Segal (who attended Harvard at the same time), the hero of his novel ''LoveStory'' was based on a fusion of the two of them.

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He was also AlGore's roommate at Harvard. Figure that one out. And in case you've managed to wrap your head around that, according to author Erich Segal (who attended Harvard at the same time), the hero of his novel ''LoveStory'' ''Literature/LoveStory'' was based on a fusion of the two of them.



* ''LonesomeDove'' (1989): Woodrow F. Call

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* ''LonesomeDove'' ''Series/LonesomeDove'' (1989): Woodrow F. Call



* ''Film/MenInBlack2'' (2002) : Agent K

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* ''Film/MenInBlack2'' ''Film/MenInBlackII'' (2002) : Agent K
26th Mar '15 8:22:22 PM StevieC
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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: While a lot of his characters are somewhat stoic and snarky, Jones himself is friendly and jocular off the set.
31st Jan '15 1:14:22 AM Tuckerscreator
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** He also speaks fluent Spanish. The scene at the start of Film/MenInBlack where he was talking to the immigrants at the Mexican border? Ad-libbed.

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** He also speaks fluent Spanish. The scene at the start of Film/MenInBlack ''Film/MenInBlack'' where he was talking to the immigrants at the Mexican border? Ad-libbed.



** Noted in the {{Rifftrax}} of ''CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' when he says he's happy: "You'll have to take my word for it. This is pretty much all my face can do."

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** Noted in the {{Rifftrax}} {{Podcast/Rifftrax}} of ''CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' when he says he's happy: "You'll have to take my word for it. This is pretty much all my face can do."
31st Jan '15 12:50:06 AM KJMackley
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* SeenItAll: Most of his characters tend to have a lot of experience and jaded against the craziest things that happen, in conjunction with TheComicallySerious. He plays the type extremely well.
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