Knowledge Identifier: +Tommy_Lee_Jones
He returned to the stage for a 1974 production of "Ulysses in Nighttown" with Zero Mostel
In 1980, Jones earned his first Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of country singer Loretta Lynn's husband, Doolittle "Mooney" Lynn, in the popular "Coal Miner's Daughter"
In 1981 he played a drifter opposite Sally Field in "Back Roads", a comedy that received middling reviews
Bully Hayes - The adventures of "Bully" were the subject of the 1983 pirate adventure film "Nate and Hayes", known as "Savage Islands", which starred Tommy Lee Jones as Hayes
Martha Plimpton - In 1984, she appeared in the Deep South drama "The River Rat" opposite Tommy Lee Jones
In 1989, he earned another Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Texas Ranger lawman Woodrow F. Call in the acclaimed television mini-series "Lonesome Dove", based on the best-seller by Larry McMurtry
Among his other well-known performances during the 1990s were those of the accused conspirator Clay Shaw/Clay Bertrand in the 1991 film "JFK" , as a terrorist who hijacks a U.S. Navy battleship in "Under Siege" and as a maximum-security prison warden who's in way over his head in "Natural Born Killers"
He has received four Academy award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the 1993 thriller film "The Fugitive"
Ty Cobb - In the 1994 biopic "Cobb", actor Tommy Lee Jones depicts an aging Cobb assisting the writing of Stump's biography
Will Smith - He later struck gold again in the summer of 1997 alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the summer hit "Men in Black" playing Agent J
David Schwimmer - He was offered a role to star alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the 1997 science-fiction comedy "Men in Black", but turned it down in favor of starring in "The Pallbearer", explaining, "This is an opportunity to grow rather than go for the quick cash
Jones co-starred with director Clint Eastwood as astronauts in the 2000 film "Space Cowboys", in which both played retired pilots and friends/rivals leading a space rescue mission together
January Jones - In 2005, she appeared as a U.S. border guard's frustrated wife in the film "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada" directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones
Melissa Leo - In 2006, she won the Bronze Wrangler at the Western Heritage *awards for Outstanding Theatrical Motion Picture for "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada" shared with Tommy Lee Jones who produced the film
Two strong performances in 2007 marked a resurgence in Jones's career, one as a beleaguered father investigating the disappearance of his soldier son in "In the Valley of Elah", the other as a Texas sheriff hunting an assassin in the Oscar-winning "No Country for Old Men"
Men in Black (film series) - Sonnenfeld in May 2010 confirmed the return of the protagonists played by Tommy Lee Jones and Smith
Sean Huze - Sean has appeared in several feature films since returning to Los Angeles including the Paul Haggis written and directed drama, "In the Valley of Elah" with Tommy Lee Jones, John Erick Dowdle's horror film "The Poughkeepsie Tapes", Paul Greengrass' "Green Zone" starring Matt Damon, and Paul Haggis' "The Next Three Days", released November 19, 2010 and starring Russell Crowe
Hope Springs (2012 film) - Steve Carell joined the cast in February 2011, with Tommy Lee Jones replacing Bridges in the opposite lead
Men in Black 3 - In 2012 there was another turning point in Jones's career, starting in a reprisal of his role as Agent K in "Men in Black 3", the romantic dramedy "Hope Springs", and co-starring as Thaddeus Stevens in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln"
Meryl Streep - In September 2012, it was reported that Streep along with Hilary Swank will join the production of "The Homesman", Tommy Lee Jones' sophomore directorial effort
Douglas MacArthur - In the 2013 film "Emperor" he is played by Tommy Lee Jones