Jones' television work is equally prolific and includes her highly acclaimed performance as The Duchess of Duke Street, as well as Ingmar Bergman's The Lie; Nina in The Seagull; Portia in The Merchant of Venice; and Mrs. Fairfax in Jane Eyre, with Samantha Morton. More recently she was seen in Inspector Morse, Jim Henson's The Storyteller, Wycliffe, The Borrowers and the BAFTA-award winning Longitude, directed by Charles Sturridge.
Jones was trained at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts where she won the Gold Medal in 1962 and has been a member of both the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her extensive theatre credits include innumerable roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and in London's West End. Most recently, she was seen in the acclaimed West End revival of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Anthony Page.
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Gemma Jones Facts
|Birth Name||Jennifer Jones|
|Birthday||December 4, 1942 (74)|
|Birthplace||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Forget Me Not|
|Sense and Sensibility|
|The Duchess of Duke Street Episode #1.1|
|Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason|
|On the Black Hill|
|Bridget Jones's Baby|
|Sense & Sensibility|
|Whistle and I'll Come to You|