- He was nominated for a Scream Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Captain America: The First Avenger.
- Tommy Lee Jones is one of the actors to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. He portrayed Two-Face in Batman Forever.
- Tommy Lee Jones also portrayed Agent K in the comic book film adaptation Men in Black and its two sequels, Men in Black II and Men in Black 3 (the latter of which also starred Josh Brolin as a younger version of the character).
- Tommy Lee Jones previously worked with Samuel L. Jackson in Rules of Engagement and The Sunset Limited