1956 – Born in Paris, Tennessee on the 21st of November.
1995 – Jones is known primarily for her stage work, including her Tony winning lead performances in Lincoln Center’s production of The Heiress and John Patrick Shanley’s play Doubt.
1995 – Jones accepted her first Tony Award, she thanked her then partner, architect Mary O’Connor.
2000 – The revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten, and Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good, for which she earned her first Tony nomination.
2005 – She accepted her Best Actress Tony for her work in Doubt, she thanked "Laura Wingfield", a character in the then-current Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie, played by actress Sarah Paulson, Jones’ current partner