Jones in November 2011
January 23, 1981 |
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
Julia Jones was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She is of Choctaw, Chickasaw, and African American descent. Jones studied at The Boston Ballet School from the age of 4. She began working in commercials and local theatre when she was eight. Jones graduated from the historic Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in America, and later Columbia University with a degree in English.
Jones appeared in a number of independent films before being cast in the Quentin Tarantino produced biker remake Hell Ride, which premiered at Sundance in 2008. She played Dr. Kaya Montoya on ER in its final two seasons. In 2009, she appeared in the Culture Clash play, Palestine, New Mexico, at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. In 2010, Jones was cast in Jonah Hex and in the last three installments of The Twilight Saga. In 2015, she played the female lead opposite Adam Sandler in The Ridiculous 6 and Gab on the Netflix series Longmire.
|2003||Look, TheThe Look||Gigi|
|2007||Reckoning, TheThe Reckoning||Gina||Short film|
|2008||Hell Ride||Cherokee Kisum|
|2010||Twilight Saga: Eclipse, TheThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Leah Clearwater|
|2011||Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, TheThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1||Leah Clearwater|
|2011||California Indian||April Cordova|
|2012||Missed Connections||Tess Wright|
|2012||Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, TheThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Leah Clearwater|
|2012||Rich Girl Problems||Celeste||Short film|
|2013||Winter in the Blood||Agnes First Raise|
|2015||Ridiculous 6, TheThe Ridiculous 6||Smoking Fox|
|2017||Wind River||Wilma Lambert|
|2017||Tao of Surfing||Amber||In post-production|
|2018||Hard Powder||In post-production|
|2018||Angelique's Isle||Angelique Mott||In post-production|
|2008||ER||Dr. Kaya Montoya||4 episodes|
|2012||In Plain Sight||Heather Pierce||Episode: "Reservations, I've Got a Few"|
|2013||The Thanksgiving House||Victoria||Television film|
|2015||Longmire||Gabriella Langton||4 episodes|
|2017||High School Lover||Samantha Winters||Television film|
- (2004) FAITA Award for Best Actress for Black Cloud
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 7, 2010. Retrieved December 3, 2009.
- Janice O'Leary (2009). "Twilight's Julia Jones: A Wolf in Chic Clothing". Retrieved September 24, 2013.
- ICTMN Staff (2014). "The Hot List, Part II: Must-See Native Actresses". Retrieved April 21, 2015.
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