jones Tommy Lee JONES
* 15.09.1946, San Saba, Texas, USA

Schauspieler * Studium an [der] Harvard University in Cambridge (1969 BA in English and American Literature) - tritt in Sommeraufführungen [summer rep] in Cambridge und Boston auf * 1969 geht nach New York (City) und bekommt am Broadway gleich eine Rolle in A Patriot for Me * Star der Off-Broadway-Produktion Fortune and Men's Eyes (1969) - bis 1974 arbeitet regelmäßig am Theater (Four on a Garden, 1971; Ulysses in Nighttown, 1974) * Filmdebüt in Love Story (1969/70) * ab 1971 wirkt auch in Fernsehproduktionen mit (Soap One Life to Live, 1971-75; Titelheld in The Amazing Howard Hughes, 1977; The Rainmaker, 1982; Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1984; Serie Lonesome Dove, 1989) * 1975 zieht nach Los Angeles * 1976 Beginn seiner Kinokarriere mit der Hauptrolle in Jackson County Jail * Anfang der 90er Jahre gewinnt an Popularität beim Kinopublikum durch seine Parts in JFK und The Fugitive (als unerbittlicher Verfolger von Harrison Ford; verkörpert den US-Marshal Sam Gerard noch einmal in U.S. Marshals, 1997) und katapultiert sich damit in die erste Liga der Hollywood-Schauspieler * 1995 inszeniert seinen ersten Film (TVM The Good Old Boys) * 1996-2011 Partner von Will Smith in drei Men in Black-Kinohits * 2004 realisiert seinen ersten Kinofilm (The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada) * brilliert gelegentlich in Schurkenrollen (Under Siege, 1992; Blown Away, 1993; Batman Forever, 1994/95) * zählt zu den führenden Charakterdarstellern des amerikanischen Kinos * begeisterter Polospieler ("Polo is the finest thing a man and a horse can do together.")
FILMS
# Love Story (Love Story, 1969/70-USA * Arthur Hiller ... Hank) (09?11-01?03; 7012)
# Eliza's Horoscope (1970-CDN * Gordon Sheppard ... Tommy) (08-10)
# Jackson County Jail (Vergewaltigt hinter Gittern, 1976-USA * Michael Miller ... Coley Blake) (7604)
# Rolling Thunder (Der Mann mit der Stahlkralle, 1976-USA * John Flynn ... Johnny Vohden)
# The Betsy (Der Clan, 1977-USA; R: Daniel Petrie, B: William Bast, Walter Bernstein, K: Mario Tosi, M: John Barry, D: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, TLJ-Angelo Perino) 125m-Familiensaga (Roman von Harold Robbins) (07-08)
# Eyes of Laura Mars (Die Augen der Laura Mars, 1977/78-USA * Irvin Kershner ... John Neville)
# Coal Miner's Daughter (Nashville Lady, 1979-USA * Michael Apted ... Doolittle Lynn) (Buch von Loretta Lynn & George Vecsey) (8003)
# Back Roads (Nebenstraßen, 1980-USA * Martin Ritt ... Elmore Pratt) (05-?)
# The Executioner's Song (1982-USA * Lawrence Schiller ... Gary Gilmore) > 2teiliger TVM (200m) + Kinoversion (97m; GB)
# Savage Islands (Insel der Piraten, 1982/83-NZ * Ferdinand Fairfax ... Kapitän [Bully] Hayes) (8311)
# The River Rat (Nur der Tod ist umsonst, 1984-USA * Tom/Thomas Rickman ... Billy) (?-08; 8409)
# The Park Is Mine (Der Herrscher des Central Parks, 1984-CDN * Steven Hilliard Stern ... Mitch Harris) > TVM (Kino: D) (10-11)
# Black Moon Rising (Black Moon, 1984/85-USA * Harley Cokliss ... Quint) (8601)
# The Big Town (Chicago Blues, 1986-USA * Ben Bolt ... George Cole) (Roman von Clark Howard) (8709)
# Stormy Monday (Stormy Monday, 1987-GB; R+B: Mike Figgis, K: Roger Deakins, M: Mike Figgis, D: Melanie Griffith, TLJ-Cosmo) 93m-Thriller (07-?)
# The Package (Die Killer-Brigade, 1989-USA * Andrew Davis ... Thomas Boyette) (8908)
# Fire Birds (Airborne - Flügel aus Stahl, 1989/90-USA * David Green ... Brad Little) (9005)
# Blue Sky (Operation Blue Sky, 1990-USA * Tony Richardson ... Hank Marshall) (05-?)
# House of Cards (Das Kartenhaus, 1991-USA * Michael Lessac ... Jake Beerlander) (04-06; 9306)
# JFK (John F. Kennedy - Tatort Dallas, 1991-USA * Oliver Stone ... Clay Shaw) (04-07; 9112)
# Under Siege (Alarmstufe: Rot, 1992-USA * Andrew Davis ... William Strannix) (9210)
# Heaven & Earth (Zwischen Himmel und Hölle, 1992/93-USA * Oliver Stone ... Steve Butler) (9312)
# The Fugitive (Auf der Flucht, 1993-USA; R: Andrew Davis, B: Jeb Stuart, David Twohy, K: Michael Chapman, M: James Newton Howard, D: Harrison Ford, TLJ-Samuel Gerard, Sela Ward) 127m-Actionthriller (02-05)
# Natural Born Killers (Natural Born Killers, 1993-USA; R: Oliver Stone, B: David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone, K: Robert Richardson, D: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey, Jr & TLJ-Dwight McClusky) 120/3m-Thriller (05-07; 9408)
# The Client (Der Klient, 1993-USA * Joel Schumacher ... Roy Foltrigg) (07-09; 9407)
# Blown Away (Explosiv - Blown Away, 1993-USA * Stephen Hopkins ... Ryan Gaerity) (08-11; 9407)
# Cobb (Homerun, 1994-USA * Ron Shelton ... Ty Cobb) (01-04; 9412)
# Batman Forever (Batman Forever, 1994/95-USA * Joel Schumacher ... Harvey [Two-Face] Dent) (09-03; 9506)
# Men in Black (Men in Black, 1996-USA * Barry Sonnenfeld ... Agent K) (03-07)
# Volcano (Volcano, 1996-USA * Mick Jackson ... Mike Roark) (07-10; 9704)
# U.S. Marshals (Auf der Jagd, 1997-USA * Stuart Baird ... Chief Deputy Marshal Samuel Gerard) (06-10; 9803)
# Double Jeopardy (Doppelmord, 1998-USA * Bruce Beresford ... Travis Lehman) (07-?; 9909)
# Rules of Engagement (Rules - Sekunden der Entscheidung, 1999-USA * William Friedkin ... Colonel Hays Hodges) (03-06; 0004)
# Space Cowboys (Space Cowboys, 1999-USA * Clint Eastwood ... William [Hawk] Hawkins) (07-10; 0008)
# Men in Black II (Men in Black 2, 2001-USA * Barry Sonnenfeld ... Agent K[ay]) (06-09; 0207)
# The Hunted (Die Stunde des Jägers, 2001-02-USA * William Friedkin ... L.T. Bonham) (03-06 & 02-03; 0303)
# The Missing (The Missing, 2003-USA * Ron Howard ... Samuel Jones) (Roman von Thomas Eidson) (02-06; 0311)
# Man of the House (Der Herr des Hauses, 2003-USA * Stephen Herek ... Roland Sharp) (10-12; 0502)
# The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, 2004-USA/F * Tommy Lee Jones ... Pete Perkins) (0511)
# A Prairie Home Companion (Robert Altman's Last Radio Show, 2005-USA * Robert Altman ... Vollstrecker) (0606)
# No Country for Old Men (No Country for Old Men, 2006-USA * Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ... Sheriff Ed Tom Bell) (05-08; 0711)
# In the Valley of Elah (Im Tal von Elah, 2006/07-USA * Paul Haggis ... Hank Deerfield) (12-?; 0709)
# In the Electric Mist / Dans la brume électrique (2007-USA/F * Bertrand Tavernier ... Dave Robicheaux) (04-06; 0904)
# The Company Men (2009-USA * John Wells ... Gene McClary) (04-06; 1101)
# Captain America: The First Avenger (Captain America, 2010-USA * Joe Johnston ... Colonel Chester Phillips) (06-11; 1107)
# Men in Black 3 (Men in Black 3, 2010-11-USA * Barry Sonnenfeld ... Agent K) (11-12+03-06; 1205)
# Hope Springs (Wie beim ersten Mal, 2011-USA * David Frankel ... Arnold Soames) (09-10; 1208)
# Lincoln (Lincoln, 2011-USA * Steven Spielberg ... Thaddeus Stevens) (10-12; 1211)
# Emperor / Shūsen no enperā (2012-USA/J * Peter Webber ... General Douglas MacArthur) (01-03; 1303)
# Malavita / The Family (Malavita - The Family, 2012-F/USA * Luc Besson ... Agent Robert Stansfield) (08-10; 1309)
# The Homesman (The Homesman, 2013-USA/F * Tommy Lee Jones ... George Briggs) (03-05; 1411)
# Criminal (2014-USA * Ariel Vromen ... Dr. Franks) (09-11; 1604)
# Mechanic: Resurrection (The Mechanic 2: Resurrection, 2014/15-USA * Dennis Gansel ... Max Adams) (11-02; 1608)
# Jason Bourne (Jason Bourne, 2015/16-USA * Paul Greengrass ... Robert Dewey) (09-02; 1607)
AWARDS
> Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (bester Nebendarsteller) für The Fugitive (1993)
> Academy Award / Oscar (bester Nebendarsteller) für The Fugitive (1994)
> Golden Globe (bester Nebendarsteller) für The Fugitive (1994)
> Preis (bester Darsteller) für The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada [Filmfestspiele Cannes 2005]
BOOK
> Alvin H. Marill: The Films of Tommy Lee Jones. Secaucus: Carol Publishing Group, 1998
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