Christine Jones (actress)

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Christine Jones (born October 13, 1943)

Jones is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Janice Frame on the NBC soap opera Another World from 1978–1980 and again in 1989, but had also appeared as Amy Gifford on the series in 1977. She eventually brought the Amy character to the indirect spin-off soap Lovers and Friends.[1]

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Jones attended Elmira College in Elmira, NY from which she was graduated in 1969. During her college years she also was a model and she appeared in a national fashion magazine spread with then-starlet Candice Bergen. Her maternal grandfather was baseball Hall of Famer, Branch Rickey, who was the driving force behind having Jackie Robinson break the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947.

Christine Jones
Born October 13, 1943

In 1981, Jones played Victoria Lord on One Life to Live when actress Erika Slezak was on maternity leave, returning again for one episode in 1983; she later portrayed Pamela Stuart on One Life to Live from 1985 to 1987, returning briefly in 1988, 2001 (for one of Asa Buchannan's fake funerals, right after playing the unnamed socialite who dumped David Vickers as her "kept man"), twice in 2008, and briefly in 2009 when her character was murdered. This was her third role on "One Life to Live", having played nurse Sheila Rafferty in 1975-1976. Jones played Catsy Kirkland on Ryan's Hope from 1982 to 1983 and Christina Robertson on Rituals from 1984 to 1985. She also filled in for Jane Elliot as General Hospital's Tracy Quartermaine in 1989.[1]

Jones first appeared in the 1975 film Cooley High, and later the TV series City of Angels ("Palm Springs Answer," 1976) and Serpico ("The Deadly Game," 1976). She also appeared in Woody Allen's Annie Hall in 1977 as Dorrie, and in Stealing Home as Grace Chandler in 1988. Jones went on to play Sarah Jackson in the 1993 CBS miniseries Queen, later taking a series of television roles on shows including A Man Called Hawk ("Hear No Evil," 1989), Lifestories: Families in Crisis ("The Secret Life of Mary Margaret: Portrait of a Bulimic," 1992), Law & Order ("Burden," 1998), Law & Order: Criminal Intent ("The Third Horseman," 2002; "Monster," 2003), Now and Again ("Fire and Ice," 2000) and Third Watch ("Just Another Night at the Opera," 2000). Jones also appeared in the films Wild Thing (1987), Minotaur (1997) and Gang of Roses (2003).[1]

Most recently, Jones appeared as Fey Sommers in television clips on the ABC series Ugly Betty in 2006.[1]

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