Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and filmmaker who is widely recognized for playing Agent K in the comic sci-fi action spy-film series 'Men in Black' (1997-2012). However, one of his best roles was portraying U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the 1993 thriller film 'The Fugitive', for which he won the 'Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor'.
He made his film debut with the romantic drama film 'Love Story' in 1970, and the following year, made his television debut as Dr. Mark Toland on the ABC soap opera, 'One Life to Live' (1971-77). In 1977, he played the lead role in the critically acclaimed TV movie 'The Amazing Howard Hughes'. 'Coal Miner's Daughter' (1980) earned him his first 'Golden Globe' nomination. He won an Emmy for 'The Executioner's Song', and earned another nomination for portraying Woodrow F. Call in the acclaimed television mini-series 'Lonesome Dove' (1989).
Some of the other successful movies in his filmography are 'JFK' (1991), 'Under Siege' (1992), 'Batman Forever' (1995), 'Space Cowboys' (2000), 'No Country for Old Men' (2007), 'Captain America: The First Avenger' (2011), and 'Jason Bourne' (2017). He earned praise for his directorial debut, 'The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada' (2005).