Rashida Jones (born February 25, 1976 in Los Angeles) is an American actress who has starred in many movies and television programs. She starred in the shows Boston Public, The Office, Angie Tribeca and the movie Our Idiot Brother.
Jones sung on the songs "Tangled", "Secret" and "Not Coming Home" on Maroon 5's first album. In 2013 Jones directed the music video for "Brave" by Sara Bareilles.
Jones was born to Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton. Her father is African-American. Her mother is Ashkenazi Jewish. She went to the Buckley School in California. She then went to Harvard University.