Tommy Lee Jones
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Tommy Lee Jones
What appeals to me? There are things, points of view, uses of the language, habits of dress, ways of thought and believing that came to…
No, I don’t think about the myth of the West. It’s not the kind of thinking I do. That’s more suited to people who live…
I haven’t a clue if there is life on other planets but I’d be charmed if we found a unicellular organism on Mars. It would…
You can’t instruct an audience to laugh, but what you can do is read well and understand the spirit and subtleties, if there are any,…
I want to photograph what I see and put it in a dramatic context. I’m an actor and a writer, and I want to tell…
I have worked on very good movies that have been buried, and I’ve worked on some resounding mediocrities that have been paraded through the marketplace…
I don’t get it. If you’re saying, Tommy Lee, you don’t fit the image of the East Coast, social elitist wealthy people who comprise Harvard,…
All my life I’ve had the privilege to make my living with my imagination, and the most important thing has been to see my creative…
You know, I don’t really think you have to play nice guys.
It’s no fun to be a struggling young actor. It’s a desperate thing, no way to be happy. If you have any alternative, you should…
If you want to know about my politics, the only way to do that is to look at my work.
I’ve never really known what glamour is.
If you don’t hurt anybody or try to steal anything, you’ll be fine in the South.
I’ve made some bad movies. And I really enjoyed it!
I want to make movies about my country from my point of view.
I’m always happy to have a job.
I personally don’t live a nihilistic life, I don’t have any use for it.
I love cinema.
I haven’t had a lot of comedy come my way as a performer.
I have nothing against interviews. I don’t pursue them. When people I work for deem it appropriate, I’m perfectly willing to serve.
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