Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and film director. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the 1993 thriller film The Fugitive.
Why did Tommy Lee Jone stop acting?
He did not stop acting rather, Jones joined the cast of Jason Bourne in 2016, an instalment of the action franchise starring Matt Damon as the titular rogue agent, as a CIA director. The next year he turned to comedy in Just Getting Started, in which he played an ex-FBI agent who teams up with his rival at a retirement community to save the woman of both their affections from her kidnappers. Jones played a veteran journalist covering the impending invasion of Iraq in Shock and Awe (2017). He later appeared as the missing father of an astronaut (played by Brad Pitt) in the futuristic drama Ad Astra (2019). In 2020 he costarred with Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman in The Comeback Trail, a comedy about an insurance scam.
What is Tommy Lee Jones doing now?
Tommy Lee Jones Replaces Harrison Ford As Lead In Amazon’s The Burial. Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones will replace Harrison Ford as the lead role in the upcoming Amazon drama movie The Burial, based on a true story. Hollywood veteran Tommy Lee Jones is set to replace Harrison Ford in The Burial.