42 wins & 89 nominations.
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General Douglas MacArthur
Hank - Oliver's Roommate (as Tom Lee Jones)
TV commercial (voice-over): Red Dog beer
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Tom Lee Jones | Tomî Rî Jônzu
6' (1.83 m)
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My thanks to the Academy for the very finest, greatest award that any actor can ever receive. The only thing a man can say at a time like this is -- I am not really bald.
Ten days after graduating from Harvard, he landed his first role in the Broadway production of "A Patriot for Me" (with Maximilian Schell
), which closed after 49 performances. He got his agent after giving a letter of introduction to actress Jane Alexander
. His story of how he found an agent and a Broadway job so quickly was written about in an issue of "Ripley's Believe It or Not".
Often plays real-life historical figures (Thaddeus Stevens, Howard Hughes, Gary Gilmore, Ty Cobb, Oliver Lynn, Clay Shaw)