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...that Tommy Lee Jones is an eighth-generation Texan which made him perfect casting for the role of Texas Ranger Woodrow F. Call in one of the greatest television mini-series ever made: Lonesome Dove.

... that Tommy Lee Jones was Al Gore's roommate at Harvard and they remain good-friends to this day.

... that Tommy Lee Jones is a championship polo player. He has his own team based out of his hometown San Saba, Texas and the International Polo Club in Palm Beach.

... that Tommy Lee Jones owns a large ranch in San Saba, Texas. Most of the film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada was filmed on this ranch.

... that Tommy Lee Jones won an Emmy in 1983 for his portrayal of serial killer Gary Gilmore in The Executioner's Song. An adaptation of Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize winning book of the same name.

... that Tommy Lee Jones played Dr. Mark Toland, a popular character on the soap opera One Life to Live for four years in the seventies.

... that Tommy Lee Jones has taken up directing. His first motion picture movie was the well received The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.

... that author Erich Segal based the character of Oliver Barrett IV in Love Story on both Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones. Both of whom he knew when they were roommates at Harvard and he was a young professor. Close friends, Erich Segal got Tommy Lee Jones a small role in the movie when it was produced in 1970.

... One of our favorite movie speeches. Tommy Lee Jones as Deputy U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard takes control of the hunt for escaped convicted wife killer Dr. Richard Kimble in The Fugitive and this is what he says: Alright, listen up, people. Our fugitive has been on the run for ninety minutes. Average foot speed over uneven ground barring injuries is 4 miles-per-hour. That gives us a radius of six miles. What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area. Checkpoints go up at fifteen miles. Your fugitive's name is Dr. Richard Kimble. Go get him. ... Many stars make commercials that will only air in other countries. In Japan Tommy Lee Jones made a series of spots for a canned coffee product. Here's one of them.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Tommy Lee Jones' star:

Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

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Lonesome Dove

Harvey Two-Face ( Batman Forever ):

"One man is born a hero, his brother a coward. Babies starve, politicians grow fat. Holy men are martyred, anchovies grow legion. Why? Why why why why why? Luck! Blind stupid simple doo-dah clueless luck!"

Tommy Lee Jones made his motion picture debut in which movie?