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TOMMY LEE JONES (Roland Sharp/Executive Producer) won the 1993 Academy Award® as Best Supporting Actor for his memorable screen portrait of the tenacious federal marshal Samuel Gerard in The Fugitive. The performance also earned Jones the Golden Globe, the Los Angeles Film Critics Award, the Chicago Film Critics Award and a British Academy Award (BAFTA) nomination. In a career spanning three decades, Jones has brought a wide range of keenly etched characters to the movie screen. He captured his first Golden Globe nomination as Mooney Lynn in the Oscar-winning film, Coal Miner's Daughter, and garnered his first Oscar® nod and another Golden Globe nomination playing alleged assassination conspirator Clay Shaw in Oliver Stone's riveting drama, JFK. He embodied the legendary baseball player Ty Cobb in Cobb, created the role of Harvey "Two Face” Dent in the box office blockbuster Batman Forever, and memorably played a droll government agent (opposite Will Smith) searching for aliens in the 1997 boxoffice hit, Men in Black™ and the 2002 sequel, Men in Black™ II.

Jones debuted on the big screen in Arthur Hiller's drama, Love Story and has also starred in such films as Jackson County Jail, Rolling Thunder, The Eyes of Laura Mars, The River Rat, Stormy Monday, The Client, Blue Sky, The Big Town, Blown Away, House of Cards, Volcano, Double Jeopardy, Space Cowboys and U.S. Marshals (reprising his role of federal marshal Gerard). He reunited with director Stone as the maniacal prison warden in Natural Born Killers and as a sympathetic Vietnam vet in Heaven & Earth. He has also starred in two films for Oscar®-winning filmmaker William Friedkin, The Hunted and Rules of Engagement, and, prior to his Oscar® win in The Fugitive directed by Andy Davis, Jones also starred in Davis' The Package and Under Siege. He most recently starred alongside Cate Blanchett in Ron Howard's mystical, haunting western The Missing.

For his work on television, Jones has been honored with the Emmy Award for his breakthrough performance as convicted murderer Gary Gilmore in "The Executioner's Song” (1982), a second Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for the acclaimed miniseries "Lonesome Dove” (1989) and a CableACE nod and a Screen Actor's Guild Award for his role in TNT's "The Good Old Boys,” the 1995 adaptation of Elmer Kelton's novel which he also co-wrote and directed. His numerous network and cable credits include the title role in "The Amazing Howard Hughes,” the PBS/American Playhouse presentation of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” HBO's "The Rainmaker,” the HBO/BBC production "Yuri Nosenko, KGB” and the CBS/Hallmark Hall-of-Fame drama, "April Morning.”

Born in San Saba, Texas, Jones worked briefly with his father in the oil fields before entering Harvard University, where he graduated cum laude with a degree in English literature. Jones moved to New York, where he made his Broadway debut in 1969 in John Osborne's "A Patriot for Me.” His other Broadway appearances include "Four in the Garden” with Carol Channing and Sid Caesar, "Ulysses in Nighttown” opposite Zero Mostel and the New York Shakespeare Festival staging of Sam Shepard's "True West.” He returned to the stage in 1990 as director of "The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid” at San Antonio¹s Street Theatre.

Jones recently directed and starred in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.

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