Julia Jones

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Julia Jones
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Born (1981-01-23) January 23, 1981 (age 34)
Boston, Massachusetts
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present

Julia Jones (born January 23, 1981) is an American actress best known for playing Leah Clearwater in The Twilight Saga films based on the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Julia Jones was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She is of Choctaw, Chickasaw, and African-American descent.[2][3] Jones studied at The Boston Ballet School from the age of 4. She began working in commercials and local theatre when she was eight.[4] Jones graduated from the historic Boston Latin School, the oldest school in America, and later Columbia University with a degree in English.[5] She has modelled in catalogues for Levi's, The Gap, Esprit, and L'Oreal.[5] She appeared in Chuck Wicks's music video for Hold That Thought.

In 2009, she appeared in the Culture Clash play, Palestine, New Mexico, at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.[6]


Year Film Role Notes
2003 The Look Gigi
2004 Black Cloud Sammi
2007 The Reckoning Gina
2008 Hell Ride Cherokee Kisum
Three Priests Abby
California Indian April Cordova
ER Dr. Kaya Montoya 4 episodes
2010 Jonah Hex Cassie
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Leah Clearwater
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Leah Clearwater
2012 In Plain Sight Heather 1 episode
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Leah Clearwater
2013 Winter in the Blood Agnes


  • FAITA Award for Best Actress for: Black Cloud (2004)- Won


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