FELICITY JONES (Amelia Wren) is best known for her Academy
Award, BAFTA, SAG and Golden Globe-nominated starring role opposite Eddie
Redmayne in James Marsh's The Theory of Everything. Most recently, Jones starred
as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in biopic On the Basis of Sex,
directed by Mimi Leder from a Daniel Stiepleman script.
Jones is set to co-star in George Clooney's untitled Netflix adaptation of
Lily Brooks-Dalton's 2016 novel Good Morning Midnight.
Born and raised in the U.K., Jones started her acting career as a young child
but continued to pursue her education and eventually earned a degree from
Oxford. American audiences first took notice of her in 2011 as the star of Drake
Doremus' Like Crazy, opposite the late Anton Yelchin. The film debuted at the
Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim, earning the Grand Jury Prize for
American Dramatic Film and netting Jones a Special Jury Prize for acting. She
was named Breakthrough Actor at the Gotham Awards and the National Board of
Review also recognized her with its Breakthrough Performer Award.
In 2016 Jones led the cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Earlier that
year, she starred in Ron Howard's Inferno, opposite Tom Hanks, and J.A. Bayona's
A Monster Calls. Jones' prior film credits include Ralph Fiennes' The Invisible
Woman, alongside Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas; Rupert Goold's True Story,
opposite Jonah Hill and James Franco; Breathe In, which reteamed her with
director Drake Doremus; and Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2, co-starring
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Her extensive television credits include the
critically acclaimed BBC project "The Diary of Anne Frank," a guest-starring
role on HBO's hit series "Girls" and Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey."
Jones is the global face of the luxury skincare and cosmetics brand ClĂ© de
Peau Beaute, the Shiseido Group's prestige brand.
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