Who Is Claire Fossett, Emilia Jones’s Mother?

Claire Fossett

Claire Fossett is the mother of Emilia Jones, who is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her performance as Ruby Rossi in the Academy Award-winning 2021 film CODA, for which she was nominated for several awards, including a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She’s currently on stage in the Broadway adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

She was featured as a regular cast member on The Handmaid’s Tale (2018–) and is set to return for its fifth season. She has also appeared in Doctor Who (2013), Utopia (2013–2014). She has since gone on to appear in movies such as Brimstone (2016), Ghostland & Two for Joy (both 2018), and Horrible Histories (2019). She’s also performed in London’s West End in several stage shows. Who Is Claire Fossett, Emilia Jones’s Mother?

Who Is Claire Fossett?

Claire Fossett is a circus performer. She is married with Aled Jones who gained widespread fame in 1985 with his recording of “Walking in the Air”, which reached the UK top five. Couple tied knot in Covent Garden, London, on January 6, 2001. They had met in Blackpool when he was performing in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

Claire Fossett Age

Claire Fossett’s exact date of birth is not known. She is in her 50s. She holds American nationality and belongs to mixed race. As per her education, she is well educated. Moreover, her daughter, Emilia Jones’ acting career began in 2010, at the age of 8, when she appeared as Jasmine in the film One Day.

Meet Claire Fossett’s Daughter: Emilia Jones

In 2013, she played the young Queen of Years Merry Gejelh in Doctor Who’s “The Rings of Akhaten” (2013). Jones was praised for her portrayal of “really sell[ing] [Merry’s] innocence, knowledge, and childlike fear,” according to the website The Boston Standard praised her for “carr[ying] off her scenes with aplomb.” She had a minor part in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011).

In 2021, Jones starred as Ruby Rossi in CODA, a comedy-drama film about a deaf woman who enrolls at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. She spent nine months learning American Sign Language and how to operate a professional fishing trawler for the part. Filming began in September 2019 and ended in January 2020.

The film was released theatrically on 28 January 2021 and is now available to watch on Netflix. The premiere occurred at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was acquired by Apple Original Films for $25 million. On 13 August 2021, the film debuted on Apple TV+ and received positive feedback; Jones and co-star Troy Kotsur were praised by critics.

Jones’ film, which was shown in 2016 at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, was recognized by the Academy Awards with a Best Picture nod. The first Sundance-premiered picture to win this award was Jones’ film. In his directorial debut, Andrew Durham directs Fairyland, followed by Cat Person directed by Susanna Fogel.