June 06

Here are some fun, interesting and little known facts about Felicity Jones. If you’d like to read a more detailed biography, click here to go there.

  • In 2006 she graduated with a 2:1 (Second-class Honours, upper division) in English from Wadham College, Oxford.
  • Her family home is Worcestershire.
  • She has an older brother, Alex Jones, who works as a film editor.
  • Her uncle is the actor Michael Hadley.
  • She was in a relationship with sculptor Ed Fornieles from 2006 until 2013.
  • Felicity Jones and Ellie Kendrick have played sisters twice.
  • For many years Felicity played the voice of ‘Emma Carter’ in the long running BBC radio series The Archers.
  • One of her passions is cooking, especially Italian cuisine.
  • She is a big fan of the BBC gangster series Peaky Blinders, set in her home city of Birmingham.
  • Felicity first discovered acting through the Central Junior Television Workshop, an after-school club in Birmingham.
  • In 2018 she married her boyfriend of 3 years, Charles Guard, in a secret ceremony at Sudeley Castle in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire in England.
  • The have one son together, born in April 2020 when Felicity was 36 years old.
  • In Like Crazy, she and Anton Yelchin improvised their dialogue.
  • Felicity appeared in the video for ‘The Bike Song’ (2010) by Mark Ronson & The Business Intl.
  • She was 7 months pregnant with her son when she completed filming on The Midnight Sky.
  • Felicity can juggle, she learned when she was in a drama group.
  • She is a bigĀ fan of Virginia Wolf.
  • Felicity was 25 when she played the teenage Margot Frank in a BBC series of Anne Frank.
  • She also played 21-year-old Jyn Erso when she was 32.
  • To prepare for Chalet Girl, she worked undercover for two months in a chalet at St Anton, scrubbing toilets and partying at the Krazy Kanguruh bar.
  • She missed home while filming The Worst Witch as a child, so Katy Allen replaced her as Ethel in Season 2.

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