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List Rules Vote for your favorite Tommy Lee Jones character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

Tommy Lee Jones characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Tommy Lee Jones are at the top of the list. This is a list that features items like Agent Kay and Chester Phillips. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Tommy Lee Jones character?" or "What are the top Tommy Lee Jones performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Tommy Lee Jones performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Tommy Lee Jones roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Woodrow F. Call Lonesome Dove

The Top 20+ Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies of All Time, Ranked Current TV Shows with the Best Overall Acting

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Sheriff Ed Tom Bell No Country for Old Men

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Agent Kay Men in Black 3, Men in Black II, Men in Black

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Samuel Gerard U.S. Marshals, The Fugitive

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Thaddeus Stevens Lincoln

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Ranger Roland Sharp Man of the House

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William Stranix Under Siege

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Hawk Hawkins Space Cowboys

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Ty Cobb Cobb

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Chester Phillips Captain America: The First Avenger

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Dave Robicheaux In the Electric Mist

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John Neville is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
John Neville Eyes of Laura Mars

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L.T. Bonham The Hunted

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Clay Shaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Clay Shaw JFK

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Jake Beerlander House of Cards

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Col. Hayes 'Hodge' Hodges Rules of Engagement

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Steve Butler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Steve Butler Heaven & Earth

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Warden Dwight McClusky Natural Born Killers

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Mike Roark Volcano

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Two Face / Harvey Dent Batman Forever

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Douglas MacArthur Emperor

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Howard Hughes The Amazing Howard Hughes

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Travis Lehman Double Jeopardy

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White The Sunset Limited

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George Briggs The Homesman

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Pater Joseph McMahon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Pater Joseph McMahon Broken Vows

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Chip Hazard Small Soldiers

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'Reverend' Roy Foltrigg The Client

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Samuel Jones The Missing

Famous People Named Dana Family Events That Fill You with Dread

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Robert Stansfield The Family

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Ryan Gaerity Blown Away

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Captain Bully Hayes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Captain Bully Hayes Nate and Hayes

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Gary Mark Gilmore The Executioner's Song

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The Axeman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
The Axeman A Prairie Home Companion

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Hank Marshall is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Hank Marshall Blue Sky

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Hank Deerfield In the Valley of Elah

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Mitch The Park is Mine

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Elmore Pratt Back Roads

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Billy The River Rat

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Hewey Calloway The Good Old Boys

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Quint Black Moon Rising

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Mitch The Park Is Mine

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Coley Blake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Coley Blake Jackson County Jail

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Angelo Perino The Betsy

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Brick Pollitt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Brick Pollitt Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Moses Cooper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Moses Cooper April Morning

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Thomas Boyette The Package

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Ab Snopes Barn Burning

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Cosmo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Cosmo Stormy Monday

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Johnny Vohden Rolling Thunder