Tommy Lee Jones Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


29th July 2015

Fact: Tommy Lee Jones is joining Matt Damon in the upcoming installment of The Bourne Identity franchise. Details of the Oscar winner's role have yet to be revealed, but according to Variety, Jones is slated to play a "superior officer at the CIA" in the action series.


13th April 2015

Fact: Actor Tommy Lee Jones has dropped the asking price for his horse ranch in Florida after it failed to sell at $27 million (£17 million) between 2011 and 2013. The 55-acre San Saba Polo Ranch is now back on the market for less than $20 million (£12.5 million). It boosts 48 horse stalls, a lake, polo field and nature reserve around the four-bedroom property, according to TMZ.com.


19th November 2014

Quote: "He's so smart and on our first day... I was very nervous... I come up into the scene and he gives me some direction and I had no idea what he was talking about - he said it in a way... I didn't get it, clearly because he said, 'Ok, let me rephrase that'... He was just using Harvard words." Hilary Swank had problems understanding her The Homesman co-star/director Tommy Lee Jones on the set.


8th November 2014

Fact: Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba and Michelle Yeoh will join Jason Statham in the sequel to action movie The Mechanic. Brit Statham will return as hitman Arthur Bishop in Dennis Gansel's Mechanic: Resurrection


24th July 2014

Fact: Tommy Lee Jones is set to reunite with his Jfk co-stars Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman in upcoming thriller Criminal.


30th August 2012

Fact: Actor Tommy Lee Jones will join Ewan McGregor as an honouree at Spain's San Sebastian International Film Festival in September (12). The stars, along with director Oliver Stone, will receive the Donostia Award for their contributions to cinema.


4th February 2011

Quote: "I wasn't doing anything and Tommy Lee called me and said he had this project that he was very passionate about, and he wanted to direct, and he was gonna be in this two-man piece, and the only person he could see to do the other side of this role was me." SAMUEL L. JACKSON was easily persuaded to join his Hollywood pal Tommy Lee Jones in new TV movie, The Sunset Limited, based on the play by Cormac MCCarthy.


27th August 2009

Quote: "Beyond rude. And he thinks he has such a good education. A snob. You want to say, 'Darling, we've all been to good schools. Calm down.' He went to Yale - big deal. Didn't we all?" Comedienne Joan Rivers isn't a fan of Tommy Lee Jones.


12th November 2008

Fact: Tommy Lee Jones has been honoured at the Argentinean International Film Festival - the actor's handprints have been set in cement outside the Mar De Plata headquarters.


4th February 2008

Quote: "Albuquerque is a really hard place to work. It's very noisy. There are crows there, planes, trucks, people working on their cars. It's just a noisy place to shoot." Tommy Lee Jones on shooting NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN in New Mexico.


2nd February 2008

Fact: Actor Tommy Lee Jones was presented with the American Riviera Award at the 2008 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Friday (01Feb08).


15th November 2007

Fact: Kill Bill star Uma Thurman will join actor Tommy Lee Jones to co-host the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in honour of his former college roommate and ex-U.S. vice president, Al Gore. Celebrities Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox and Melissa Etheridge will all take to the stage for the concert on 11 December (07).


8th November 2007

Fact: Actor Tommy Lee Jones will co-host the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in honour of his former college roommate and ex-U.S. vice president, Al Gore. Celebrities Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox and Melissa Etheridge will all take to the stage for the concert on 11 December (07).


7th November 2007

Fact: Tommy Lee Jones will be honoured with the American Riviera Award at the 23rd Santa Barbara Film Festival in January (08). The award is given to an actor who has a strong influence on U.S. cinema.


6th November 2007

Quote: "We're constantly trying to refine the conformation of the Brangus cow, a combination of Brahma and Angus." Tommy Lee Jones on what he does on his San Antonio, Texas ranch.


11th September 2007

Fact: Actor JAKE MCLAUGHLIN, who plays a Iraq War veteran in new Tommy Lee Jones movie IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH, was actually part of the American forces' initial military push into Baghdad.


7th September 2007

Fact: Tommy Lee Jones' former father-in-law, PHIL HARDBERGER, is the Mayor of San Antonio, Texas.


4th September 2007

Quote: "I just love him. I don't know why. I just think he's the greatest. I know he's kind of craggy and old but he just does it for me." Transformers star Julie White admits to a crush on Tommy Lee Jones.


18th September 2006

Fact: Both Tommy Lee Jones and Oliver Stone turned 60 yesterday (15SEP06).


1st March 2006

Quote: <p>"Oliver and I were born on the same day, same year, but I can still p**s him off by telling him he's older than I am by 10 minutes." Tommy Lee Jones knows how to upset film-maker Oliver Stone. </p>


28th January 2006

Quote: <p>"Don't raise your voice. Never go beyond a third take. And get really comfortable shoes. You gotta take care of your feet." Movie star Tommy Lee Jones on the best advice he has ever received about directing. </p>


24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I had to cross Wesley Snipes off the list for the role of a callow, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant neo-fascist." Tommy Lee Jones jokes about the casting list for his new movie THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA. </p>


9th December 2005

Quote: <p>"Horses are pretty cheap out there." Tommy Lee Jones jokes about how he filmed a disturbing scene of a horse falling off a cliff to its death in new movie THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA. </p>


9th December 2005

Fact: <p>MEN IN BLACK star Tommy Lee Jones has four dogs named after his favourite western movie stars - JOHNNY MACK BROWN, Slim Pickens, Ben Johnson and GENE AUTRY. </p>


31st October 2005

Fact: <p>Tommy Lee Jones is set to take on the role created by late movie star Richard Crenna in the upcoming RAMBO IV. The actor will play COLONEL TRAUTMAN in the new film, which will star Sylvester Stallone. </p>


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