Who is Felicity Jones?
Felicity Jones is an English actress who is well-known for her role as Ethel Hallow in the 1998 British-Canadian ITV series, ‘The Worst Witch’ and its sequel, ‘Weirdsister College’ in 2001. The breakthrough time in her career arrived when she played the character of Anna Gardner in the 2011 American romantic drama movie, ‘Like Crazy.’
|Full Name||Felicity Rose Hadley Jones|
|Date of Birth||October 17, 1983|
|Birth Place||Birmingham, United Kingdom|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Net Worth||US $6 million|
She has won one Empire Award, one Gotham Award, one National Board of Review award, and one Sundance Film Festival award for her work in ‘Like Crazy.’ Moreover, she has also appeared in movies like ‘The Amazing Spider 2’ and ‘The Invisible Woman’ in her professional career.
Felicity Jones’s full name is Felicity Rose Hadley Jones. She was born on 17 October 1983 in Birmingham, England, to mother, Julia Jones, who worked in advertising, and father Gareth Jones, who worked as a journalist. She grew up in Bournville, South Birmingham, alongside her elder brother, Alex Jones. She got inspired towards acting by her uncle, Michael Hadley, who himself is an actor.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Felicity Jones holds an English nationality and is of English, Italian and Welsh descent. She is Catholic and practices Christianity as her religion. Besides this, she stands at the height of 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6m/160cms) tall and weighs around 55kgs (121lbs). Her body measurements are 33-27-34 inches, respectively. Furthermore, she has a slim body figure with green eyes and dark brown hair color.
Felicity Jones studied in the Kings Norton Girl’s School, an all-girls academy school located in Selly Oak Road in Kings Norton. From there, she attended King Edward VI Handsworth School from where she completed her A-levels. Later, she enrolled in Wadham College in Oxford.
Felicity Jones used to date a sculptor named Ed Fornieles. They dated from 2003-2013. After they split up, Felicity dated and married director Charles Guard in the year 2018. The couple is expecting their first child.
Felicity Jones is not active on social media platforms. However, there are many fan accounts with her name where fans post about the latest updates.
Felicity Jones has appeared in television movies like ‘The Treasure Seekers’ in 1996, ‘Northanger Abbey’ in 2007, ‘Page Eight’ in 2011, and ‘Salting the Battlefield’ in 2014. She has also starred in TV series like ‘Girls’ (2014), ‘Doctor Who’ (2008), and ‘Saturday Night Live’ (2017) for an episode each. Likewise, she has played a part in ‘The Worst Witch’ and its sequel ‘Weirdsister College’ for 11 episodes and 13 episodes respectively, six episodes in ‘Servants’ (2003), eight episodes in ‘Cape Wrath’ (2007), five episodes in ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ (2009) and two episodes of ‘Star Wars Forces of Destiny’ (2017).
Felicity Jones made her debut in the movie industry when in 2008 when she appeared as the younger version of Ruth in the movie ‘Flashbacks of a Fool’ 2008. The same year, she played the role of Cordelia Flyte in ‘Brideshead Revisited.’
Following this success, she later went on to appear in movies like ‘Chéri’ in 2009, ‘Cemetery Junction,’ ‘Soulboy’ and ‘The Tempest’ in 2010, ‘Chalet Girl,’ ‘Like Crazy,’ ‘Albatross’ and ‘Hysteria’ in 2011, ‘Cheerful Weather for the Wedding’ in 2012 and ‘Breath In’ and ‘The Invisible Woman’ in 2013. Moreover, she also played the role of Felicia Hardy in ‘The Amazing Spiderman 2’ (2014), Jane Wilde Hawking in ‘The Theory of Everything’ (2014), Jill Barker in ‘True Story’ (2015), Juliette in ‘Collide’ (2016), Sienna Brooks in ‘Inferno’ (2016), Jyn Erso in ‘Rogue One’ (2016) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in ‘Based on Sex’ (2018).
Her recent works are in moves like ‘The Aeronauts’ in 2019, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘The Midnight Sky’ in 2020.
Felicity Jones won the Empire Awards’ Best Female Newcomer award, Gotham Awards’ Breakthrough Actor award, National Board of Review Awards’ Breakthrough Performance Award, and Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Prize for her work in ‘Like Crazy.’ Moreover, she has also won the Hollywood Film Awards’ New Hollywood award and Empire Awards’ Best Actress award for her work in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’
Felicity Jones earns mostly from her acting career, and as of 2020, she has an approximate net worth of $6 million.