No Country For Old Men Cast

Tuesday, April 26 by Frances Smith

Relive the movie and check out the best of the "No Country for Old Men" cast. "No Country for Old Men" is a movie based on the novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy. This 2007 movie was billed as a crime, drama, mystery, and indeed has all of those facets. The movie is set in 1980 and is dark and violent. "No Country for Old Men" centers around a man out hunting who finds drugs and money next to some dead bodies in Texas.

  1. Tommy Lee Jones. Tommy Lee Jones, born in 1946 in Texas, plays Ed Tom Bell. Bell is the sheriff who tracks down the villian of "No Country for Old Men." This cast member uses his skill as a actor to portray this tired "old man" who is saddened by the increasing violence in his part of Texas.
  2. Javier Bardem. Javier Barden, who was born in 1969 in Spain, plays Anton Chirgurh. Chirgurh is the villian of "No Country for Old Men." He is demented and on a mission to find the drug money. The money has a transponder that Chirgurh uses to track its location. He stops at nothing to get answers of anyone in his way, and likes to play a game of chance with a coin toss and a cattlegun, a pneumatic device aimed at the forehead of any loser in his twisted game.
  3. Josh Brolin. This "No Country for Old Men" cast member was born in 1968 in Los Angeles, California. Josh is the son of actor James Brolin. In "No Country for Old Men," Josh Brolin played Llewelyn Moss, a local hunter who finds the dead bodies, drugs, and money. He takes the money and is hunted from then on out throughout the movie by Anton Chirgurh.
  4. Woody Harrelson. Woody Harrelson was born in 1961 in Midland, Texas. He played Carson Wells in "No Country for Old Men." He is one stop on the path of the money. He plays a bounty hunter who is "friends" with Chirgurh.
  5. Tess Harper. This "No Country for Old Men" cast member was born in 1950 in Mammoth Springs, Arkansas. Tess Harper plays Loretta Bell, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell's wife. As Ed Tom Bell's wife, Loretta offers a reassurance to what he does for a living when it makes no sense to him.

-Peggy Hazelwood