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
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