Oct. 17th, 1983
Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK
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Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress. Jones grew up in Bournville, Birmingham. Her parents met while working at the Wolverhampton Express and Star. Her father was a journalist while her mother was in advertising. They divorced when she was three, and she was brought up with her brother by her mother alone. Despite this, she has said that her family is "extremely close." After Kings Norton Girls School, Jones attended King Edward VI Handsworth School, to complete A Levels and went on to take a gap year (during which she appeared in the BBC series Servants). She then read English at Wadham College, Oxford, graduating with a 2:1 in 2006. While studying English, she appeared in student plays, including Attis in which she played the title role, and, in 2005, Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors for the OUDS summer tour to Japan, starring alongside Harry Lloyd.
- Nominated Best Newcomer at the 2008 Evening Standard Theatre Awards for The Chalk Garden at the Donmar Warehouse.
- Her family home is Worcestershire.
- In 2006 she graduated with a 2.1 in English from Wadham College, Oxford, where she'd acted in a few student plays.