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Suranne Jones

Actor
Female
Born Jan 2, 1979
Age 36
Hometown Chadderton
Other Names Sarah Anne Jones

Suranne Jones is an English actress. She first rose to prominence playing the role of Karen McDonald in ITV1's soap opera Coronation Street over a period of four years. In 2004, she left Coronation Street, finding herself looking to experience different roles and present herself as a more capable actress. Upon leaving, Jones took on roles in drama series broadcasts on ITV1, such as Vincent, Strictly Confidential and Harley Street.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Suranne Jones.

CHILDHOOD

1978 Birth Jones was born Sarah Anne Jones in Chadderton, Oldham, on 27 August 1978, the daughter of Chris and Jenny Jones, an engineer and a secretary, respectively. … Read More

TEENAGE

1997 18 Years Old …  Jones's television career began, however, in 1997, where she had a very small role in Coronation Street in April 1997 as Mandy Phillips, a girlfriend of Chris Collins (Matthew Marsden). … Read More

TWENTIES

2000 21 Years Old In 2000, some weeks after her unsuccessful audition for Geena Gregory, Jones was contacted by Coronation Street bosses, who offered her a part of a new character. … Read More
2004 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2004, it was announced that Jones was to leave Coronation Street after four years of playing Karen. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old Ignoring reality TV offers, in autumn 2005, Jones starred in an ITV's detective drama series Vincent, with Ray Winstone in the title role; this was Jones's first television role since leaving Coronation Street the previous year. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old In 2006, she starred as Snow White in the pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarves at the Manchester Opera House alongside Justin Moorhouse and fellow Coronation Street actor John Savident. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On New Year's Day 2007, Jones starred in a Yorkshire and London based black comedy, Dead Clever with Helen Baxendale and Dean Lennox Kelly on ITV1.

THIRTIES

2009 30 Years Old In January 2009, Jones appeared in Unforgiven, a three-part drama on ITV1, where she plays Ruth Slater, a woman released from prison after serving a 15-year prison sentence for the murder of two policemen. … Read More
Later in the year, in November, she played the role of the Mona Lisa in the two-part episode "Mona Lisa's Revenge" in The Sarah Jane Adventures. In December, Jones starred in the Manchester Royal Exchange's production of Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward, which ran until late January 2010.
In May 2011, Jones played the central character of Idris in the Doctor Who episode "The Doctor's Wife". … Read More
2012 33 Years Old In March 2012, Jones began filming The Secret of Crickley Hall, a BBC1 dramatisation of the 2006 best selling novel by James Herbert. … Read More
2013 34 Years Old Jones returned to the London stage in 2013 in a 20th anniversary revival of Jonathan Harvey's play, Beautiful Thing. … Read More
In February 2014, Jones started in Sarah Ruhl's stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Orlando at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. … Read More
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