The world known actor was born in a town called San Saba in Texas. His parents were Clyde C, Jones and Lucille Marie. Tommy Lee worked in an underwater construction site, and he worked part-time on an oil rig. Jones went St. Mark's School of Texas, on a scholarship, he later joined Harvard on another scholarship. In college, he played football, and there was a time he shared a room Vice President Al Gore.
After graduating from college in 1969, he started his acting career and made his debut in the ove Story’ in 1970. After he made it in numerous films, he later moved to Los Angeles where his acting career became even better; he started getting some roles in television shows like the pilot episode of harlie's Angels.’ While working on ack Roads,’ he met kimberlea cloughley whom he later married. In 1955 he made his directorial debut of the film ood Old Boys’. Most of his films were a success giving him an excellent reputation as an actor.