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Suranne Jones

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). - Wikipedia Article on Suranne Jones; 08/2017

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Aug 27, 1978 In Chadderton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Coronation Street 1960-12-09
Latest Project:
Movie Life in the Air 2016-04-03
Known For
Poster of Life in the Air
Poster of Life in the Air
Poster of Doctor Who
Poster of Coronation Street
Series Life in the Air Narrator 2016-04-03
Movie Life in the Air Herself - Narrator 2016-04-03
Movie A Christmas Star Miss Darcy 2015-11-13
Series Doctor Foster Dr Gemma Foster 2015-09-09
Movie The Crimson Field 2014-04-06
Series The Crimson Field Sister Joan Livesey 2014-04-06
Series The Secret of Crickley Hall Eve Caleigh 2012-11-18
Series A Touch of Cloth DI Anne Oldman 2012-08-26
Series Scott & Bailey DC/Sgt. Rachel Bailey 2011-05-29
Series Single Father Sarah 2010-10-10
Series Drama Trails Unknown 2010-08-01
Movie Unforgiven Ruth Slater 2009-01-12
Series Unforgiven 2009-01-12
Series Harley Street 2008-07-17
Movie Dead Clever: The Life and Crimes of Julie Bottomley Julie Bottomley 2007-01-01
Series Five Days 2007-10-02
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series Strictly Confidential 2006-11-16
Series Vincent Beth 2005-10-10
Series Doctor Who Unknown 2005-03-26
Series The Sunday Night Project Unknown 2005-02-04
Series The Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Series Bo' Selecta! Unknown 2002-09-06
Series RI:SE Unknown 2002-04-29
Series Big Brother's Little Brother Unknown 2001-05-29
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series An Audience with... Herself 1978-01-08
Series Coronation Street Karen McDonald 1960-12-09