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Felicity Jones: all news and scoops!

  • Occupation: actress
  • Sign: Scale
  • Date of birth: Monday 17 October 1983 (age: 37)
  • Country: England

Born on 17 October 1983 in Birmingham, England, Felicity Jones is the daughter of a journalist. Her parents divorced when she was three years old and she grew up in Bournville with her mother and brother. She is the niece of the actor Michael Hadley (Good morning England, Diana). As a student at Oxford University, Felicity Jones takes a year’s sabbatical and devotes herself to her passion, acting, starting with an appearance in a series broadcast on the BBC, Servants.

The young actress went on to film for television (Doctor Who, Cape Wrath, Le Journal d’Anne Franck) and graduated in 2006. It was director Baillie Walsh who gave her her first film appearance in Flashbacks of a Fool, starring Daniel Craig. From then on, screenplays flocked to Felicity Jones’ Brideshead Revisited (2008), Chéri (2008), Farewell to Cemetery Junction (2010), Oh my God (2010).

It was Drake Doremus’ romantic comedy Like Crazy that brought her to public attention in 2011 and helped her win several awards at various festivals, including the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Detroit Film Critics and the Sundance Film Festival. In 2012, Dolce & Gabbana will be the face of her beauty and her make-up range. In 2014, she will reveal her acting skills in four films: True Story, The Amazing Spider-man: the destiny of a hero, Autobahn and the biopic A Wonderful Story from the Time of James Marsh. The actress is nominated for an Oscar in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Jane Hawking, wife of physicist Stephen Hawking, who suffers from Charcot’s disease.

On the private side, Felicity Jones meets sculptor Ed Fornieles in 2006. But the couple separated in 2013. Since 2015, she has been sharing the life of director Charles Guard. On 30 June 2018, the couple get married in England. On 4 December 2019, a spokesperson for the actress confirms that the couple are expecting their first child.

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