Cherry Jones

Born in November 21st, 1956

From Paris, Tennessee, USA

Cherry Jones Biography

Cherry Jones (born November 21, 1956) is an American actress. Having started her career in theatre as a founding member of the American Repertory Theatre in 1980, she then transitioned into film and television. Celebrated for her dynamic roles on stage and screen, she has received various accolades, including three Primetime Emmy Awards and two Tony Awards, as well as nominations for an Olivier Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Jones made her Broadway debut in the 1987 play Stepping Out. She went on to receive two Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Play for The Heiress in 1995 and Doubt in 2005. Her other Tony-nominated roles were in Our Country's Good in 1991, A Moon for the Misbegotten in 2000, and The Glass Menagerie in 2014. Her most recent Broadway performance was in The Lifespan of a Fact in 2018.

She is also known for her work on television with breakthrough roles as Barbara Layton in The West Wing and President Allison Taylor in 24 the latter of which won her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2009. She received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Transparent in 2015 and earned two Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her roles in the Hulu drama series The Handmaid's Tale in 2019 and the HBO drama series Succession in 2020.

Her film appearances include The Horse Whisperer (1998), Erin Brockovich (2000), Signs (2002), The Village (2004), Amelia (2009), The Beaver (2011), A Rainy Day in New York (2019), and The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021).

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Cherry Jones Movies

The Sky Is Everywhere Poster
February 11, 2022
The Eyes of Tammy Faye Poster
September 17, 2021
Our Friend Poster
November 16, 2019
Motherless Brooklyn Poster
October 11, 2019
Wine Country Poster
May 8, 2019
Boy Erased Poster
September 1, 2018
The Party Poster
October 7, 2017

Cherry Jones TV Shows

Black Mirror Poster
December 4, 2011
The Handmaid's Tale Poster
April 26, 2017
Defending Jacob Poster
April 24, 2020
Succession Poster
June 3, 2018
Frasier Poster
September 16, 1993
The West Wing Poster
September 22, 1999
Velma Poster
January 12, 2023
Poker Face Poster
January 26, 2023

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