Born and brought up in Bournville, Felicity Jones is an English actress, who initiated her career in acting at the tender age of eleven with an after-school workshop that was sponsored by Central Television. She was a part of the first season of, “The Worst Witch”, and further, played the role of Emma Carter in the BBC Radio 4 soap opera named, “The Archers”, which by far might be one of her best roles ever. In the year 2003, she was featured in the drama, “The Servants” and then, took the role of the main character in “Northanger Abbey”, Jane Austen’s television edition.
She debuted at the stage with “That Face” at The Royal Court Theatre in the year 2007. Some other television and film projects that she was an active part of are namely, “Flashbacks of a Fool”, “Brideshead Revisited”, “Doctor Who”, “The Chalk Garden”, “The Diary of Anne Frank” etc. She was starred to play the character of “Julie” in the movie, “Cemetery Junction” in the year 2010. Other than this, she was also included in movies like, “
The Tempest”, and “Soulboy”. In the year 2011, she earned the prestigious “Special Jury Prize” at the Sundance Film Festival for her remarkable enactment as Anna in the movie, “
Like Crazy”. Another award that she acquired for this project was “Best New Hollywood Award” in the year 2011.
She starred in the popular television series, “Gossip Girl”, alongside Ed Westwick. In the year 2011, it was declared that Felicity Jones was the new face for the fashion brand, “Burberry”. Further down the line, even “Dolce and Gabbana” took her as their new face. She also starred in “Amazing Spiderman 2”, playing the role of assistant to Harry Osborn. She became Stephen Hawking’s wife in the movie, “
The Theory of Everything” and received praises for her performance too (2014), so much that she was nominated in a lot of award ceremonies for the same, including, Academy Awards, BAFTA, and Golden Globe Awards. Her boyfriend named, Ed Fornieles, who she had been dating for the past ten years broke up with her in the year 2013.