Cherry Jones

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Paris, TN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/21/1956, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Cherry Jones Fast Facts:
  • Has been candid about her lesbianism since she started her acting career at 21.
  • Thanked her same-sex partner from the podium when she won her first Tony Award.
  • Was a founding member of the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA.
  • Is a frequent narrator for the Selected Shorts series on NPR.
  • Cherry Jones Relationships:
  • Mary O'Connor - Ex-significant Other
  • Sarah Paulson - Ex-significant Other
  • Cherry Jones Awards:
  • 1991 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 2000 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1995 Tony: Actress (Play) - Winner
  • 2005 Tony: Actress (Play) - Winner
  • College:
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (BFA in Drama, 1978)

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