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“Oh,” the cashier said again, passing over the money. For several years, Clyde regularly moved the family from one West Texas oil town to another, eventually ending up in Midland, where the young Tommy Lee developed a reputation as a tough, hardscrabble kid who loved to play football. Mark’s student in those years (from Corsicana) and who shared a bedroom with Jones and two other boys at a teacher’s home not far from the school.He seemed destined to live a blue-collar life like his father; he even spent one summer in his early teenage years working on a garbage truck. “He was a moody, brooding, extraordinarily volatile teenager.
And if they happen to notice that the very bad Steven Seagal action movie is playing on cable, they watch that too—not so they can chuckle over Seagal’s acting but because they want to study, just one more time, Jones’ strangely mesmerizing performance as a vicious psychopath who hijacks a battleship.
He wrote his senior thesis on Flannery O’Connor, the Southern short-story writer, and in his spare time he performed Shakespeare, Brecht, and Pinter in university plays.
Compared with Harvard’s other theater students, one of whom was the pencil-thin John Lithgow, Jones was stunningly good-looking, raw, rugged, and masculine—a real Texan in Cambridge.
I WAS TOLD TO MEET HIM at Scholz Garten, in Austin, the popular restaurant and drinking spot near the University of Texas campus. For at least the first minute, his eyelids didn’t seem to blink.
When I walked in, he was sitting at the table closest to the front door, twiddling a Miller Lite. Nor did his famous coal-black eyebrows move up or down. ” He had agreed to meet me to talk about his new movie,which opens nationwide this month. “Do you really think I sit around and ask myself questions like ‘How does success feel?“And yet,” added Clarkson, who is now an Episcopal priest and the president of the respected Westminster Schools in Atlanta, “there were moments when you would see this genuine sensitivity in him, no matter how hard he tried to hide it.