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Overview (2)

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sarah Jones (Actress/Writer/Producer): Called "a master of the genre" by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony® and Obie Award-winning performer and writer known for the multi-character, one-person Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel, originally produced by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, and her current, critically-acclaimed show Sell/Buy/Date.

Renowned as "a one-woman global village", she has also given multiple main-stage TED Talks garnering nearly six million views, performed at The White House and United State of Women Summit for President and First Lady Obama, and given a historic performance at The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The daughter of two physicians, Sarah was educated at The United Nations School and Bryn Mawr College, all of which contributed to her becoming a vocal advocate for the empowerment of women and girls globally. In her role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, she has performed for audiences around the world, and raised awareness of issues including ethnic, racial, and economic disparities in the United States.

Most recently, Jones launched Foment Productions, a social justice-focused entertainment company. Sell/Buy/Date, which has been commissioned by the NoVo Foundation, was its first production. Foment Productions is also developing a documentary series with Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment.

Learn more about Sarah's ongoing projects on her social platforms @yesimsarahjones.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Foment Productions

Spouse (1)

Steve Colman (2005 - present)

Trivia (6)

Cited on charges of obscenity by the FCC for a performance that she did on HBO's Def Poetry Slam. She sued the FCC and won.
Her mother is white and her father is African American.
Both parents are doctors.
Attended Byrn Mawr College.
Grew up in Queens, New York.
Starring Off-Broadway in a one-woman show that she wrote called Bridge and Tunnel. Meryl Streep is one of the producers. [March 2004]

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