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Cherry Jones Biography

Birth Name:
Cherry Jones
Birth Place:
Paris, Tennessee, United States
Profession
Actor

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

Awards

  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships