Rashida Jones

American actress, writer, and producer

Rashida Leah Jones (/rəˈʃdə/;[1] born February 25, 1976 in Los Angeles)[2][3] is an American actress, producer and writer who has starred in many movies and television programs. She starred in the shows Boston Public, The Office, Angie Tribeca and the movie Our Idiot Brother. She wrote the screenplay for Toy Story 4.

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Jones at the 2017 Peabody Awards
Born
Rashida Leah Jones

(1976-02-25) February 25, 1976 (age 46)
Alma materHarvard University
OccupationActress, writer, producer
Years active1997–present
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Children1
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Jones sung on the songs "Tangled", "Secret" and "Not Coming Home" on Maroon 5's first album. In 2013 Jones directed the music video for "Brave" by Sara Bareilles.[4]

Early lifeEdit

Jones was born to Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton in Los Angeles. Her father is African-American. Her mother is Ashkenazi Jewish. She went to the Buckley School in California. She then went to Harvard University.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Unqualified Advice: Rashida Jones (Holiday Edition)". YouTube. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. November 27, 2014. Archived from the original on June 26, 2019. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  2. Lipton, Peggy; Dalton, Coco (April 1, 2007). Breathing Out. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 9781429906616. Archived from the original on July 28, 2020. Retrieved November 14, 2018 – via Google Books.
  3. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly. No. 1248. March 1, 2013. p. 25.
  4. Boardman, Madeline (14 May 2013). "Sara Bareilles' 'Brave' Video Gets Some Help From Rashida Jones" – via Huff Post.