Jasmine Cephas Jones (born July 21, 1989) is an American actress and singer, best known for originating the dual roles of Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in the 2015 Broadway musical . Hamilton
Early life [ edit ]
Jones is the daughter of actor
Ron Cephas Jones and British-born jazz singer Kim Lesley. She attended  Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and Berklee College of Music, and graduated from  Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in 2011. She grew up in  Midwood, Brooklyn, where she still lived as of 2015.
Jones has made small appearances in multiple independent films, including
Titus (2013) and Fairfield (2014). She has also appeared in episodes of and Blue Bloods . Unforgettable
In 2015, she originated the roles of Maria Reynolds and Margarita "Peggy" Schuyler Van Rensselaer in the original
Off-Broadway production of When the show moved to Broadway, she continued in those roles, and remained with that production until December 8, 2016. Hamilton. In 2016, she won a  Grammy Award for her work as one of the principal soloists on the . Hamilton cast album
In the 2017 Super Bowl, she, along with fellow
Hamilton stars Renée Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo, sang " America the Beautiful".
Jones also appears in the 2015 film
, Mistress America and in the 2018 film  .
Personal life [ edit ]
On December 24, 2018, Cephas Jones became engaged to fellow
Hamilton original Broadway cast member Anthony Ramos, whom she met and began dating during rehearsals for the Off-Broadway production of Hamilton at The Public Theatre.
Theatre [ edit ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Blue Bloods Shania Costa
Season 4 Episode 8: "Justice Served"
Season 2 Episode 11: "East of Islip"
Odd Mom Out TKTS Seller
Season 2 Episode 3: "Hamming It Up"
Season 6 Episodes 6 & 7: "Full Disclosure", "The Bounce"
Midnight, Texas Addie Wigget
Season 2 Episodes 8 & 9: “Patience is a Virtue”, “Yasss, Queen”
Mrs. Fletcher Chloe
Discography [ edit ]
Extended plays [ edit ]
Singles [ edit ]
Guest appearances [ edit ]
Cast album appearances [ edit ]
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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Henderson, Kathy (September 3, 2015). "Jasmine Cephas Jones on Learning from Philip Seymour Hoffman & Strutting Her Stuff in . Hamilton" Broadway Buzz. Broadway.com. Archived from the original on August 8, 2017.
. Mistress America: Jasmine Cephas-Jones on Her Character (video). August 18, 2015 The New York Times . Retrieved . August 12, 2015
Morales, Wilson (August 11, 2015). "Jasmine Cephas Jones Talks Noah Baumbach's . Mistress America & Broadway's Hamilton" Black Film. Archived from the original on January 15, 2018 . Retrieved . August 12, 2015
"Jasmine Cephas Jones". IMDb . Retrieved . July 3, 2020
"Bravo to Mackenzie Davis and Jasmine Cephas Jones, NP Class of 2011!" . Retrieved . January 4, 2019
Jasmine Cephas Jones on IMDb.
Schulman, Michael (August 6, 2015). "The Women of . Hamilton" . The New Yorker Archived from the original on August 21, 2018.
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"58th Annual GRAMMY Awards". The Recording Academy . Retrieved . March 19, 2019
Lee, Ashley (January 27, 2017). "Super Bowl: . Hamilton Stars to Perform" The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on May 21, 2018.
Brody, Richard (August 24, 2015). ". Mistress America and the Art of Making a Living as an Artist" . The New Yorker Archived from the original on August 21, 2018.
Lefkowitz, Andy. "A Hamilton Love Story: Anthony Ramos & Jasmine Cephas Jones Are Engaged" . Retrieved . January 4, 2019
"Vote Now! Hamilton Breaks Record for Most Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations". Broadway.com. April 26, 2016 . Retrieved . March 19, 2019
Appler, Michael. "Audra McDonald, LaChanze & Celia Rose Gooding Win at Broadway Black's Inaugural Antonyo Awards". Variety . Retrieved . June 20, 2020
"Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series Nominees / Winners 2020". Television Academy . Retrieved . July 29, 2020
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