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Felicity Jones Biography

Birth Name:
Felicity Rose Hadley Jones
Birth Place:
Bournville, Birmingham, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Her hometown, Bournville, was a model village planned by the Cadbury chocolate company
  • First acting job was at age 11, in the British TV movie The Treasure Seekers, opposite a young Kiera Knightley
  • At age 15, she began playing Emma Carter on the long-running BBC Radio series The Archers; she continued to play the role while attending university
  • Was the face of Dolce & Gabbana's makeup line in 2011
  • Starred in Luise Miller at the Donmar Warehouse in London in 2011

Awards

  • 2015Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2015Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2015BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: nominated
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2014Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2011Sundance Film Festival-Special Jury Prize: Dramatic: winner
  • 2011National Board of Review-Breakthrough Performance: winner
  • 2011Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2011Detroit Film Critics Society-Breakthrough Performance: nominated

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