Has Tommy Lee Jones Ever Been Diagnosed With Cancer? His Whereabouts

By Cannon | Updated on June 5, 2023
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    The American actor and film director Tommy Lee Jones is still alive and doing a great job professionally even in his late 70s. The rumors about his whereabouts widely spread out when some online tabloids reported that Tommy was diagnosed with cancer. Is it true?

    So, what actually happened to him? Here are several hidden facts you should know about the renowned actor Jones from his cancer hearsay to his current life status.

    Is Tommy Lee Jones Still Alive?

    Jones is still living. And considering his current health condition which is still in proper shape, the actor will undoubtedly live the next several years easily. Who knows Jones, a Texas native could make it to the centenarian.

    Tommy Lee Jones is now 76 years old.
    Tommy is in his late 70s.

    Besides, despite the fact that the average life expectancy for men in Texas is 76.5, Tommy in his late 70s still looks fit and fine. Further, the Academy Award-winning actor hasn’t been diagnosed with any illness, leading a healthy lifestyle forever.

    What Happened to Tommy Lee Jones? Was He Ever Diagnosed With Cancer?

    So far, Jones is living his life in a healthy way. However, lately, there have been some speculations that the Hollywood legend was diagnosed with cancer. Tommy didn’t address the rumors at the time but later it all turned out to be a hoax.

    So, it is safe to say that Jones is still robust and enjoying good health.

    Where Does Jones Currently Live?

    At present, Tommy, an actor better known for his role in The Fugitive (1993) primarily resides in Terrell Hills, Texas. He there lives with his third wife Dawn Laurel and other family members. He is also a proud owner of a 3,000-acre cattle ranch in Texas.

    Furthermore, the film star owns a ranch near Van Horn, Texas. It was also where the movie The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada‘s set was held.

    Is Tommy Still Married to His Wife?

    He is now married to his third wife named Dawn Laurel. The couple exchanged their vows in March 2001 and they are still going strong. Before Laurel, Jones was married twice. For the first time, Tommy was married to Kate Lardner from 1971 to 78.

    Tommy and his wife Dawn Laurel-Jones arrives at the Premiere.
    Tommy and his third spouse Dawn.

    After their divorce, the actor went on to marry his second spouse Kimberlea Cloughley and they also have two children together.


    Has Tommy Retired?

    No, Tommy hasn’t retired from Hollywood as the actor still keeps working in movies. The last time, Jones had movie roles was in 2020 in Wander and The Comeback Trail. Further, he is also set to appear in Finestkind and The Burial. But, on top of that, the movie star gained massive fame following his role in The Fugitive with Harrison Ford.

    Did Tommy Lee Jones pass away?

    He is still alive and doing great personally and professionally.

    How old is Tommy Lee now?

    He is 76 years old as of 2023. He was born on September 15, 1946, in San Saba, Texas. And Lee will be celebrating his 77th birthday in coming September.