Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Felicity Jones 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

Next up Jones will star as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Focus Features and Participant Media’s On the Basis of Sex, directed by Mimi Leder from a Daniel Stiepleman script, followed by The Aeronauts, which reteams her with The Theory of Everything co-star Eddie Redmayne. She will lend her voice to Dragon Rider, an animated adaptation of Cornelia Funke’s novel, which will release Fall 2019. She is also attached to star in the Luca Guadagnino-directed Swan Lake, inspired by the classic ballet story.

Born and raised in the UK, Jones started her acting career as a young child, while continuing to pursue her education and eventually receiving a degree from Oxford. American audiences first took notice of her in 2011 as the star of Drake Doremus’ Like Crazy, in which she appeared opposite Anton Yelchin. The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim, earning the Grand Jury prize for American Dramatic Film and Jones a Special Jury Award for acting. She also was named Breakthrough Actor at the Gotham Awards and Breakthrough Performance by the National Board of Review.

Most recently, she led the cast of Disney/Lucas’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which released in December 2016. Earlier that year, she starred in Ron Howard’s Inferno opposite Tom Hanks and J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls.

 Jones’s past film credits include: The Invisible Woman; Rupert Goold’s drama True Story opposite Jonah Hill and James Franco; Breath In, which reteamed her with director Drake Doremus; and Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Her extensive TV credits include the critically acclaimed BBC adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank; a guest-starring role on HBO’s hit series Girls; and Jane Austen’s Northhanger Abbey.

She is the global brand face of the luxury skincare and cosmetics brand, Clé de Peau Beauté, The Shiseido Group’s high-end prestige brand.

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December 25, 2018

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