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Jill Marie Jones

Jill Marie Jones exudes flawless beauty, embodies talent and possesses versatility that sets her apart in each and every performance. She has recently wrapped production on Major Movie Star, the Steve Miner-helmed comedy in which she stars alongside Jessica Simpson as an actress who joins the Marine Corps. She plays a fellow recruit of Simpson, who becomes her close friend.

Jones may be best known for starring as Toni Childs, the somewhat self-involved, materialistic friend in UPN's comedy Girlfriends. This role allowed her to transform from her soft-spoken, caring ways to a loud-mouthed and witty new mother trying to navigate her relationships. This balance allowed for a dimensional character that people loved to hate, who always drew a laugh.

Jones' talent has caught the eye of many and earned her a nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for the 2006 NAACP Image Awards. In addition, she and her co-stars from Girlfriends were among the first women to be honored and invited to co-host the 2004 NAACP Image Awards. Her successes were also recognized in the form of a 2004 BET Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a series for her role as Toni Childs.

Formerly, Jones was featured as the celebrity face of the Baileys campaign Serve Chilled which airs worldwide and spans across both print and television. The television ads consist of seven separate vignettes, directed by the renowned Paul Hunter, in which Jill stars as Kelly. Storylines revolve around Kelly, her boyfriend Lewis and a group of their friends mixing it up, and can additionally be viewed on the Baileys official Web site.

Other acting credits include a guest role as the cheerleading captain on NBC's City Guys for which she brought her experience as a former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and Dallas Mavericks Dancer. This talent has also taken her to Egypt, Korea, Japan, and Israel to perform for US troops. In 2002, Jones worked alongside Danny Glover and Wesley Snipes in the television film American Dream, focusing on life in the 1960s.

Jones also appeared on The Sharon Osbourne Show and continues to grow as an actress through her experiences and training with John Kirby, Ivana Chubbuck, and Will Boroski. Talented, beautiful and driven, Jones successes are sure to continue. This Texan native currently resides in Los Angeles, California.


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Jill Marie Jones Facts

Birth Name Jill Marie Jones
OccupationActress
BirthdayJanuary 4, 1975 (42)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Jill Marie Jones compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Ash vs Evil Dead
Flash Gordon
Je'Caryous Johnson's Men, Money and Gold Diggers
Girlfriends
The Perfect Holiday
Girlfriends: Season 4
Girlfriends: Season 5
Girlfriends: Season 7
Girlfriends: Season 3
Girlfriends: Season 6
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