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Leslie Jones (comedian)

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Leslie Jones
Birth nameAnnette Jones
Born (1967-09-07) September 7, 1967 (age 56)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
MediumStand-up comedy, television, movies
Alma materColorado State University
Years active1987–present
GenresObservational humor, blue comedy, black comedy, physical comedy
Subject(s)African-American culture, everyday life, pop culture, current events
Notable works and rolesSaturday Night Live cast member, writer
Ghostbusters (2016)

Annette Jones[1][2] (born September 7, 1967), better known as Leslie Jones, is an American comedian and actress. She is a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live.

Jones starred in the movie Ghostbusters (2016) as Patty Tolan. In 2017 and 2018, Jones was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live.


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  1. Phifer, Tony (Fall 2015). "Leslie Jones Found Her Funny at CSU". The Magazine. Fort Collins, Colorado: Colorado State University. Archived from the original on July 31, 2017. Retrieved July 31, 2017. Jones (who went by Annette Jones at the time)... Additional July 31, 2017.
  2. "Intoxicating Humor". Vibe Vixen. Vol. 8, no. 5. Photo caption Vibe (Vibe Media Group). June–July 2000. p. 112. ISSN 1070-4701. Bacardi Comedy Champion Annette 'Leslie' Jones...[permanent dead link]