Gemma Jones


Gemma Jones

Infobox actor


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birthdate = Birth date and age|1942|12|4|mf=y
birthplace = London, England

Gemma Jones (born December 4, 1942) is an English character actress on both stage and screen.

Jones was born Jennifer Jones in London, England, the daughter of Irene (née Isaac) and Griffith Jones, an actor. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/77/Gemma-Jones.html Gemma Jones Biography (1942-) ] ] Her brother, Nicholas Jones is also an actor. She attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. [ [http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800019693/bio Gemma Jones Biography - Yahoo! Movies ] ]

She was first recognised outside the UK in 1974, after playing the Empress Frederick in the BBC television drama series "Fall of Eagles" and Louisa Trotter in another BBC drama, "The Duchess of Duke Street". She later played Mrs Dashwood alongside Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson in the Academy Award-winning period drama "Sense and Sensibility" (1995).

Other notable roles include Lady Queensbury in "Wilde" (1997), Grace Winslow in "The Winslow Boy" (1999), Pam Jones in "Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001) and Poppy Pomfrey in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002), also alongside Alan Rickman. She is currently onscreen as Connie James in series six of the BBC1 drama "Spooks".

Filmography

Television

*"Fall of Eagles" (1974)
*"The Duchess of Duke Street" (1976–1977)
*"" (1987)
*"The Phoenix and the Carpet" (1997)
*"Spooks" (2007)
*"Ballet Shoes" (2007)
*"Bootleg 2002
*"Midsomer Murders

Film

*"The Devils" (1971)
*"Paperhouse" (1988)
*"Sense and Sensibility" (1995)
*"Feast of July" (1995)
*"Wilde" (1997)
*"The Theory of Flight" (1998)
*"The Winslow Boy" (1999)
*"Cotton Mary" (1999)
*"Don't Tempt Me" (2001)
*"Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001)
*"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002)
*"Shanghai Knights" (2003)
*"" (2004)
*"Fragile" (2005)
*"The Contractor" (2007)

References

External links

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