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  •  I've wanted to go for Tommy Lee Jones (3+ / 0-)
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    Upper West, IreGyre, ladybug53

    because ever since I saw him in "The Park is Mine" he's been about my favorite unsung-hero actor. Then came "Nate and Hayes," and then he outright stole "The Fugitive" from Harrison Ford.

    Later on I found out TLJ hails from my part of Texas, and was Al Gore's college roommate. What's not to like!

    LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

    by BlackSheep1 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 08:59:46 PM PST

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    •  Tommy Lee Jones is one of those few who can switch (1+ / 0-)
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      BlackSheep1

      from lead to compelling supporting player with equal ease.  Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan Freeman, William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin, and in some cases Bruce Willis and John Travolta can pull this off as well.

      I really liked his recent supporting turn in "Captain America" (watch his interrogation scene with Tobey Jones).

      We won't talk about the dreadful mess that was "Batman Forever"

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