Suranne Jones

Born Jan 2, 1979

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, later remarking: "I just thought, while [Karen Karen]'s brilliant and I'm enjoying her, I've got to get out".… Read More

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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


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


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 - 2006 2 More Events
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.
2008 29 Years Old In 2008 she played Martha, one of the female leads, in the ITV medical series Harley Street. … Read More


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
2015 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2015, Jones starred as the titular character in the BBC One thriller Doctor Foster, as a GP whose life begins to unravel when she suspects her husband of infidelity.
…  Jones additionally served as an executive producer for the fifth and final series in 2016.
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