December 16, 2011
Brit of the Week
Felicity Jones (Oct. 17, 1983) was born in Birmingham, England to a journalist father and a mother in advertising. She attended Kings Norton Girls School, followed by King Edward VI Handsworth School, and finally Wadham College, Oxford. She soon pursued acting, landing a recurring role on "The Worst Witch". She then appeared in "Weirdsister College", "The Archers", "Brideshead Revisited", and "Cemetery Junction", all before landed the role of 'Anna' in 2011's "Like Crazy". She garnered Best Breakthrough Awards from the the Sundance Film Festival, the Gotham Awards, and the National Board of Review. Next up: "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (with Elizabeth McGovern and Luke Treadway) and "Hysteria" (with Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Rupert Everett).