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  • Named Most Likely to Succeed in high school.
  • Has a photographic memory.
  • Wanted to be a lawyer but changed her mind after watching the O.J. Simpson trial.
  • Is an accomplished musician and can be heard singing backup vocals on Maroon 5 albums Songs About Jane and It Won't Be Soon Before Long.
  • Serves on the board of directors for the Peace First foundation and supports many other charities.


  • 2013, Independent Spirit Awards — Best First Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking: Nominee


  • Rachel Jones — Half Sister
  • Kidada Jones — Sister
  • Quincy Jones III — Half Brother
  • Kenya Jones — Half Sister
  • Peggy Lipton — Mother
  • Martina-Lisa Jones — Half Sister
  • Jolie Jones — Half Sister
  • Mark Ronson — Ex-fiancé
  • Tobey Maguire — Ex-significant Other
  • Quincy Jones — Father


  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (BA in Religion and Philosophy, 1997)

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  • Birth Name: Rashida Leah Jones
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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