Cherry Jones Biography

 
Birth Place:
Paris, TN, USA
Bio:
Cherry Jones starred on Broadway most recently in the triumphant revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie (Tony Nomination), which originated at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is a founding member and where earlier in her career she appeared in more ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Paris, TN, USA

Bio:
Cherry Jones starred on Broadway most recently in the triumphant revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie (Tony Nomination), which originated at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is a founding member and where earlier in her career she appeared in more ... (read complete bio)

Cherry Jones starred on Broadway most recently in the triumphant revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie (Tony Nomination), which originated at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is a founding member and where earlier in her career she appeared in more than 25 productions including Twelfth Night, The Three Sisters and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Broadway and Off-Broadway: Doubt (Tony, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle and Obie Awards), Lincoln Center Theater's production of The Heiress (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Pride's Crossing (Drama Desk Award); When We Were Young and Unafraid; The Baltimore Waltz (Obie Award); Faith Healer; Flesh and Blood; Imaginary Friends; A Moon for the Misbegotten (Tony Award nomination);Angels in America; Our Country's Good (Tony Award nomination); and Roundabout Theatre Company's productions of Mrs. Warren's Profession, Major Barbara and The Night of the Iguana. Television: President Allison Taylor in "24" (Emmy Award), "What Makes a Family," "Awake," season two and three of "Transparent" on Amazon, "Mercy Street," and the mini-series 11/22/63 starring James Franco. Film:Ocean's Twelve, Cradle Will Rock, The Horse Whisperer, The Perfect Storm, Erin Brockovich, Signs, The Village, Mother and Child,Swimmers, I Saw the Light, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot opposite Tina Fey.



Cherry Jones Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actress
Cherry Jones, The Glass Menagerie
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, The Glass Menagerie
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Cherry Jones, The Glass Menagerie
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Cherry JonesDoubt, A Parable
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Leading Actress in a Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, Doubt
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, Doubt
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, Doubt
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Cherry Jones, Doubt
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, Doubt
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Cherry Jones, A Moon for the Misbegotten
 
The Lortels - 1998 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Cherry JonesPride’s Crossing
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, Pride's Crossing
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, The Heiress
 
Drama League Awards - 1995 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Cherry Jones, The Heiress
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Actress - Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, The Heiress
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Off Broadway Musical
Cherry Jones, The Heiress
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Cherry Jones, The Heiress
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Cherry Jones, Our Country's Good