Julia Jones

 

Date Of Birth

January 23, 1981
 

Biography

Actress Julia Jones was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 23, 1981. At four years old, she studied at The Boston Ballet School. Soon she discovered a passion for acting, and began to work in commercials. When she was eight, she starred in several productions at a local theatre.

Jones pursued her education at the historic Boston Latin School and later graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English. She eventually began modeling for catalogs, including those for Levis, The Gap, Esprit, and L'Oreal.

Soon, Julia Jones found her way to film and television. She was even on Chuck Wicks' music video for Hold That Thought.

In 2003, the star was cast as Gigi on The Look. This was followed by a role on Black Cloud as Sammi. She was recognized for her efforts there, winning a Best Actress award from the First Americans in the Arts Awards (FAITA).

Three years later, she returned to the screen by playing Gina on The Reckoning. She got her break in 2008, playing Cherokee Kisum on Larry Bishop's Hell Ride. This premiere at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival before being released straight-to-DVD worldwide.

One notable television role that Julia Jones had was as Dr. Kaya Montoya on ER. Her next project became Jonah Hex in 2010, and later took on the part of Leah Clearwater on the third installment of the Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
 

Place of Birth

Boston, Massachusetts
 

Birth Name

Julia Jones
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

Studied at The Boston Ballet School from the age of 4.

Modelled for Levis, The Gap, Esprit, and L'Oreal.

Graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English.

Her father had a gym locker next to the gym locker of Maura Tierney's father.
 

Awards

2004: First Americans in the Arts Awards - Best Actress for: Black Cloud (2004)
 

Filmography

2010: Eclipse - Leah Clearwater
2010: Jonah Hex - Cassie
2008: ER (TV series) - Dr. Kaya Montoya/Kaya Montoya
2008: California Indian - April Cordova
2008: Three Priests - Abby
2008: Hell Ride - Cherokee Kisum
2007: The Reckoning (short) - Gina
2004: Black Cloud - Sammi
2003: The Look - Gigi
 

Height

5' 8" (1.73 m)