Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. 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 (with Harrison Ford), the role he reprised in the sequel U.S. Marshals.
Jones had other notable starring roles include former Texas Ranger Woodrow F. Call in the award-winning TV mini-series "Lonesome Dove", Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men, the villain Two-Face in Batman Forever, a Texas Ranger in Man of the House, rancher Pete Perkins in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, which also served as his directorial debut, and Colonel Chester Phillips in Captain America: The First Avenger. He had Academy Award nominations for his work in JFK, Paul Haggis' In the Valley of Elah (with Charlize Theron) and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. Additional roles include: A Coal Miner's Daughter, Cobb and The Executioner's Song.