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Rashida Jones Biography

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

Fast Facts

  • 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
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  • 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


  • 2015Emmy-Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking: nominated
  • 2013Independent Spirit Awards-Best First Screenplay: nominated