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Overview (3)

Born in Marylebone, London, England, UK
Birth NameJennifer R. Jones
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gemma Jones was born on December 4, 1942 in Marylebone, London, England as Jennifer R. Jones. She is an actress, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) and Bridget Jones's Diary (2001).

Trade Mark (1)

Distinguished features and a deep resonant voice

Trivia (11)

Daughter of actor Griffith Jones and older sister of actor Nicholas Jones.
An Associate Member of RADA.
Graduated from RADA.
She has the dubious distinction of playing the first character to die in the popular detective series Inspector Morse (1987).
Was an avid mountain climber for many years, a passion she credited to the fact that her family originally came from the Welsh mountains. (her maternal grandparents were from Breconshire).
Is a good friend of fellow RADA graduate Martin Jarvis.
Current hobbies include gardening and hill walking near the Jones family home, an old lead miner's cottage in the Welsh mountains.
Was in consideration for the part of Sarah/Anna in The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) but Meryl Streep, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
She played Victoria, Princess Royal in Fall of Eagles (1974) and her mother Queen Victoria in Shanghai Knights (2003).
She was named after Elisabeth Bergner's character in Escape Me Never (1935), in which her father Griffith Jones appeared.

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