Rashida Leah Jones (born February 25, 1976) is an American film and television actress, comic book author, screenwriter and occasional singer. She played Louisa Fenn on Boston Public and Karen Filippelli on The Office as well as roles in the films I Love You, Man, Our Idiot Brother and The Social Network. As of 2012, Jones stars on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation as Ann Perkins.
Jones was born in Los Angeles, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She has an older sister, Kidada Jones, and five half-siblings by her father's other relationships. Her father is of mostly African American, as well as European, ancestry, and is from a Christian family. Her mother is Ashkenazi Jewish (a descendant of immigrants from Russia and Latvia via Ireland), and Rashida Jones attended Hebrew school. She was raised in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.
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