Biography

Suranne Jones (born Sarah Anne Jones; 27 August 1978)[1] is an English actress and producer, known primarily for her television career. Jones' first prominent role was the character Karen McDonald in Coronation Street between 2000 and 2004. Upon leaving the soap opera, Jones furthered her television career in drama series' including Vincent (2005–06), Strictly Confidential (2006) and Harley Street (2008). Her critically acclaimed portrayal of convicted murderer Ruth Slater in the mini-series Unforgiven (2009) was noted as a breakthrough role for Jones, earning her a reputation as a credible leading actress.

Between 2011 and 2016 Jones starred as lead character Detective Rachel Bailey in the police procedural Scott & Bailey, a drama developed from an original idea conceived by Jones and actress Sally Lindsay. Jones additionally served as an executive producer for the fifth and final series in 2016. For her portrayal of Gemma Foster, a successful GP who suffers personal betrayal, in Doctor Foster (2015-), Jones won several awards including a Broadcasting Press Guild award and the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress in 2016. Other television roles include Single Father, Five Days (both 2010), The Crimson Field (2014) and the upcoming Gentleman Jack (2018).

Jones's stage credits include A Few Good Men (2005), Blithe Spirit (2009), Top Girls (2011), Beautiful Thing (2013) and Orlando (2014).

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Suranne Jones (born Sarah Anne Jones; 27 August 1978)[1] is an English actress and producer, known primarily for her television career. Jones' first prominent role was the character Karen McDonald in Coronation Street between 2000 and 2004. Upon leaving the soap opera, Jones furthered her television career in drama series' including Vincent (2005–06), Strictly Confidential (2006) and Harley Street (2008). Her critically acclaimed portrayal of convicted murderer Ruth Slater in the mini-series Unforgiven (2009) was noted as a breakthrough role for Jones, earning her a reputation as a credible leading actress.

Between 2011 and 2016 Jones starred as lead character Detective Rachel Bailey in the police procedural Scott & Bailey, a drama developed from an original idea conceived by Jones and actress Sally Lindsay. Jones additionally served as an executive producer for the fifth and final series in 2016. For her portrayal of Gemma Foster, a successful GP who suffers personal betrayal, in Doctor Foster (2015-), Jones won several awards including a Broadcasting Press Guild award and the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress in 2016. Other television roles include Single Father, Five Days (both 2010), The Crimson Field (2014) and the upcoming Gentleman Jack (2018).

Jones's stage credits include A Few Good Men (2005), Blithe Spirit (2009), Top Girls (2011), Beautiful Thing (2013) and Orlando (2014).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Suranne Jones, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1978-08-27

Place of Birth Chadderton, Greater Manchester, England

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Gentleman Jack (8 episodes) as Anne Lister
2018 Save Me (6 episodes) as Claire McGory
2017 A Christmas Star as Miss Darcy
2016 Life in the Air (3 episodes) as Narrator as Herself - Narrator
2015 Doctor Foster (10 episodes) as Dr Gemma Foster
2014 The Crimson Field (6 episodes) as Sister Joan Livesey
2013 Lawless as Lila Pettitt
2013 Digital Theatre: Beautiful Thing as Sandra
2012 The Secret of Crickley Hall (3 episodes) as Eve Caleigh
2012 A Touch of Cloth (6 episodes) as DI Anne Oldman (0 episodes) as DC Anne Oldman
2011 Scott & Bailey (33 episodes) as DC/Sgt. Rachel Bailey
2010 Single Father (4 episodes) as Sarah
2010 Drama Trails (1 episode)
2009 Unforgiven (3 episodes) as Ruth Slater
2008 Harley Street (6 episodes)
2007 Five Days (10 episodes)
2007 The Alan Titchmarsh Show (1 episode)
2007 Dead Clever: The Life and Crimes of Julie Bottomley as Julie Bottomley
2006 Strictly Confidential (6 episodes)
2005 Vincent (8 episodes) as Beth
2005 Doctor Who (1 episode)
2005 The Sunday Night Project (1 episode)
2004 The Paul O'Grady Show (1 episode)
2004 Punch as Judy
2002 Bo' Selecta! (1 episode)
2002 RI:SE (1 episode)
2001 Big Brother's Little Brother (1 episode)
1993 GMTV (1 episode)
1988 This Morning (2 episodes)
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Herself
1960 Coronation Street (11 episodes) as Karen McDonald

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